In a long, and, at times, frivolously played series against the lowly Baltimore Orioles, the Blue Jays clawed and limped their way to a relatively impressive series victory in their second-to-last series of the season.
Here’s a look at the good, the bad, and the weird from this week’s series at Rogers Centre:
Anthony Alford (2-for-6, 3 R, HR, RBI, BB, SB) was the hero in Tuesday’s 15-inning marathon, while Cavan Biggio (1-for-8, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, 6(!) BB) and Billy McKinney (3-for-8, 2 R, HR, RBI, 2 BB) were both productive. Rowdy Tellez (5-for-11, 2 R, 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB) exploded in the finale as well.
In the bullpen, Jason Adam (2.0 IP, H, 0 R/ER, BB, 3 SO, W) tossed a pair of solid frames, with Buddy Boshers (2.1 IP, 3 H, 0 R/ER, BB, 3 SO), Ken Giles (2.0 IP, H, 0 R/ER, 3 SO, SV), Elvis Luciano (2.0 IP, H, 0 R/ER, SO), and Ryan Tepera (2.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, SO) contributing nice outings. Jacob Waguespack (6.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R/ER, 2 BB, 5 SO, W) was excellent in the finale, dropping his ERA to 4.38.
Brandon Drury (2-for-13, R, HR, RBI, BB, 2 SO) continued to struggle, dropping his slash line to .219/.262(!)/.383, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (2-for-14, …
Author: Hayden Godfrey / Blue Jays Nation