A Race To The Finish With The Detroit Tigers

After earning a split in their mini two-game series in Miami, the Blue Jays are now heading to Boston for a crucial five-game set with the Red Sox.

Heading into a series, I’ll generally do a look at the starting pitching match-ups, but, given the state of Boston’s pitching staff, there isn’t really much to look at. It’ll be Martin Perez on Thursday and then ‘Guy You Haven’t Heard Of’ followed by ‘Other Guy You Haven’t Heard Of’ with a touch of Zack Godley sprinkled in the middle.
From a Blue Jays’ perspective, it’ll be Taijuan Walker starting the series opener on Thursday. After that, we know Ross Stripling will start one of the games on Friday, and we can estimate that Tanner Roark will start the other, and then Saturday and Sunday should be Chase Anderson and the Julian Merryweather/Robbie Ray combination respectively.
But, of course, a lot can change over the course of a good old fashioned five-games-in-four-days-at-Fenway baseball fest, so… ¯_(ツ)_/¯
Anyways, this is a really, really important set for the Jays. The Sox are 12 …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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