Getting swept is never a fun thing to have happen, but thankfully the Blue Jays only played a two-game mini-series against the Braves. Now, the Blue Jays will have to once again fly down to Tampa Bay and take on the Rays in the ugliest and worst stadium in the entire league.
Coming into this series, the Rays are currently on a bit of a hot-streak. They have won six of their last seven games and have also produced five runs or more in four of those seven games as well. The Rays have also done an excellent job at remaining disciplined at the plate since the start of August. Since then, the Rays have recorded the 2nd-fewest amount of strikeouts. So, the Blue Jays’ pitchers will have to find another way to get the Rays’ hitters out.
Thursday at 7:10 ET
Annoyingly, we’ll all have to watch Trent Thornton take on the Rays through Youtube during this game. At least the league moved on from broadcasting games through Facebook live this season. It also seems like Thornton has faced the Rays more times than any other pitcher this season.
Facing them for the fourth time this season, Thornton will …
Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation