Though the series started off solidly, the Blue Jays, now sans-Socrates Brito, limped to a series loss against the middling Chicago White Sox (18-21) in yet another disappointing series. With an inability to hit in big moments and some uneasy performances from their bullpen, the team’s record now sits 16-24, the third worst in the American League.
Here’s a look at the good, the bad, and the weird from this weekend’s admirably pink series against Chicago at Rogers Centre:
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (3-for-10, 2B, 2 BB) had some excellent at-bats, while Freddy Galvis (4-for-11, 5 TB, RBI, BB, R) got back into a groove with a great series at the dish. Randal Grichuk (3-for-11, 3 R, 11 TB, 4 RBI, BB) also had some quality plate appearances.
In the bullpen, Daniel Hudson (2.0 IP, ER 2 H, 3 SO) was serviceable in one start (serving as an opener) and a relief appearance, and Joe Biagini (2.1 IP, 2 SO, 0 H, 0 R) and Tim Mayza (1.2 IP, 4 SO, H, 0 R) were both solid in their appearances.
In the rotation, Marcus Stroman (6.1 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 4 SO) had a decent outing. Additionally, Sam Gaviglio (2.2 IP, ER, HR, 3 SO, H) logged a solid outing Friday night, despite allowing a home …
Author: Hayden Godfrey / Blue Jays Nation