Series Preview: Welcoming in old rivals

The Blue Jays have continued to play good baseball ever since Bo Bichette joined the team in Kansas City. Since then, the Blue Jays have won nine of their last 14 games and haven’t lost any of their series as well. Coming into this series, the Rangers have played extremely poorly as of recently. They have lost four of their last five games and have produced the 4th-fewest amount of runs in the AL since the all-star break.
They’ve also recorded the 2nd-fewest walks and 4th-fewest extra-base hits in the AL since the break as well. The Rangers recent lack of offensive production should give the Blue Jays’ pitchers a great opportunity to lower their 4th-best ERA in the AL since the break even further.
Monday at 7:07 ET
The Blue Jays have decided to go with a bullpen day to begin this series against the Rangers. Once again, the lack of quality depth at triple-A has forced the Blue Jays to utilize their bullpen for an entire game. Newly acquired arm, Neil Ramirez is slated to open this game against the Rangers. Ramirez currently owns a 5.40 ERA, 1.620 WHIP, 4.9 BB/9 and a 9.7 SO/9 through his 16 appearances this season with the …

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Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation

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