Even if it was, for a while, denied, it now appears possible, even probable, that the Blue Jays will lose 100 games this season, with this weekend’s four-game slaughtering in Tampa Bay illustrating that almost to perfection.
Due in large part to a lack of pitching, non-existent offence, and occasionally sloppy defence, the Blue Jays were left senseless and were handed their fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth straight losses.
Still, here’s a look at the good, the bad, and the weird from a disappointing series in Tampa:
Jonathan Davis (3-for-11, 2B, RBI, SB) was solid at the plate, while Reese McGuire (4-for-8, R, 2B, RBI) was also productive in his pair of appearances.
On the hill, Wilmer Font (0.2 IP, H, 0 R/ER, SO), Ken Giles (1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER), and Derek Law (1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, SO) were effective, while Anthony Kay (5.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R/ER, 8 SO) was dominant in his major-league debut.
Jason Adam (1.1 IP, 3 H, R/ER), Buddy Boshers (0.0 IP, H, R/ER, HR, L), Sam Gaviglio (2.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R/ER, HB), and Tim Mayza (0.1 IP, H, R/ER) struggled in relief, with Jordan Romano (0.0 IP, 0 H, R/ER, BB) picking up a …
Author: Hayden Godfrey / Blue Jays Nation