After walking all over the last-place Kansas City Royals, the Blue Jays, concrete in their ways and habits, prepared to host the big and bad Boston Red Sox in a routine three-game, mid-week series.
Despite losing the series, the Blue Jays, to their credit, held their own against one of the American League’s most frightening teams. Though the performances were somewhat shoestring and the stats rather varied, the team has a lot that they can pride themselves on after the games are all said, done, and played.
Here’s a look at the good, the bad, and the weird from this week’s BoSox-Blue Jays series:
In yet another stupendous series, Freddy Galvis (6-for-12, HR, 4 RBI, BB, 2 2B, 2 R) had several clutch hits, as did Danny Jansen (7-for-12, 4 HR, 6 RBI, 2 2B, 6 R, 21(!) TB) who is suddenly on a ridiculous tear that borders on insane. Cavan Biggio (2-for-9, 2 R, 2B, 4 BB) was also among those to join the party with some exceptional showings against lefty pitching.
Elsewhere in the lineup, Brandon Drury (5-for-11, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, BB, 2 2B) sprung to life this week, with Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (1-for-7, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB) putting together a few nice ABs …
Author: Hayden Godfrey / Blue Jays Nation