Series Preview: Reunion with the Parrot

The Blue Jays are heading into the Bronx ready to visit an old friend. Edwin Encarnacion will be taking on his former team for the first-time as a Yankee. The last time the Blue Jays saw Encarnacion, he was still a member of the Indians. Weirdly enough, Encarnacion hasn’t walked his parrot against the Blue Jays since July 21, 2017.
What’s also strange, is that the Blue Jays are coming into this series off of a series-win against the Red Sox. The Blue Jays are seeking to win back-to-back series for the first time since late-April. However, the Yankees are the healthiest they’ve been in months. Which likely means the Blue Jays will have a very hard time keeping the Yankees off the scoreboard in this series.
Monday at 7:05 ET
Aaron Sanchez was ineffective once again in his latest start against the Angels. The most-frustrating player on this team surrendered nine hits, seven runs, two home runs and a pair of walks in just three and 2/3 innings of work. This season has been so awful for Sanchez he now leads the AL in losses.
If possible, this start against the Yankees could go even worse than Sanchez’s previous …

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Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation

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