The Cleveland Guardians were able to shut out the Toronto Blue Jays on the road on Friday night by a final score of 8-0. The win marks the sixth straight for Cleveland and keeps the team at first place in the American League Central division.

For Cleveland (60-52), shortstop Amed Rosario had a two-run RBI single in the 3rd inning to give the Guardians a 2-0 lead. That same inning, All-Star third baseman Jose Ramirez hit a sacrifice fly to score a run, while first baseman Josh Naylor hit a two-run homerun to give Cleveland a 5-0 lead through three innings. In the following 4th inning, Ramirez hit a three-run homerun to give Cleveland a commanding 8-0 that eventually led to the win. Starting pitcher Cal Quantrill got his ninth win of the season for going 7.0 innings, striking out seven batters and allowing only one hit and no runs.

For Toronto (60-51), the Blue Jays only accumulated three runs in the entire ball game, which came from designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero Jr., outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. and first baseman Cavan Biggio. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios suffered his fifth loss of the season for going 4.0 innings, striking out only one batter and allowing eight hits and two walks for eight earned runs.

The Cleveland Guardians will continue this road series against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, August 12th, with first pitch set for 3:10 p.m.