Alek Manoah was the 11th overa…
You know what? No. You know who Alek Manoah is, everyone does. 7 IP, 3 H, 10 K, 1 BB, 0 ER. That is Manoah’s pitching line. That’s right.
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Alek Manoah has pitched like a damn ace this season and tonight was no different. Who cares that he only pitched 35 innings in the minors, a number he eclipsed in seven games in the majors. Who cares that he’s only 23?
His confidence, his composure, his demeanour, Manoah has the making of an ace.
Walked a guy in the first? Cool, strike out the next two. Springer hit a two-run shot in the Jays’ half of the inning and the game was done, that’s how locked in Manoah was tonight. In the second, he struck out the side with some nasty sliders that should be illegal.
The Jays added more runs giving Manoah the win. In the top of the third, Manoahson literally struck out a guy by hitting him (Vlad just hit a home run as I’m writing this). I call Manoah, Manoahson because in the minors he hit 4 batters while only walking three, very Bob Gibson-like.
In the fourth, he didn’ …
Author: Brennan Delaney / Blue Jays Nation