The Blue Jays have now set a season high for consecutive losses, as they fell to the Red Sox 8-3 on a chilly and rainy night in Boston. The Blue Jays certainly shot themselves in the foot throughout this one, committing four errors for the game, several of those leading to runs. The Blue Jays had only committed six errors all season, so this was a highly uncharacteristic night for them.
Blue Jays Nation’s Player of the Game: Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Vladdy was 2-for-4 on the night with a home run and a single. The home run was a very loud one, however, as it sailed 450 feet and over the Green Monster seats. Guerrero’s hits were two of the four hardest-hit balls of the night, leaving his bat at 112 and 110 mph respectively.
My guess is that it landed here https://t.co/93yblYnKDa pic.twitter.com/7xFFKHddH9
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Things worth mentioning
Alek Manoah: Manoah had a “night and day” kind of night on the mound, as one critical moment turned the tides on his outing. Manoah retired 10 of the first 12 batters he faced on the night, with only a single and a walk to his name. However, with one out in the 4th, Rafael Devers smoked a line drive back at Manoah, hitting him in the leg. Alejandro Kirk fielded the ball with a chance to get Devers out, but his throw sailed past Guerrero Jr. at first base. Manoah took a few minutes …
Author: Evan Stack / Blue Jays Nation