In a series that is bound to be endlessly forgotten due to the circumstances under which it was played, the Blue Jays, one of the most active team’s at this year’s trade deadline, trounced the lowly Kansas City Royals in a series best described as “transparent” this week.
Led valiantly by Bo Bichette and the crop of young stars, the Blue Jays were sound at the plate and in the field, adjusting well to the onslaught of Royals pitchers and making quick work of a starved offensive team. Though it won’t be remembered amongst fans, the victories were surely great for Charlie Montoyo’s team.
Here’s a look at the good, the bad, and the weird from this week’s series in KC:
The young duo of Cavan Biggio (4-for-12, 5 R, 2B, HR, 4 RBI, 3 BB) and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (3-for-9, R, HR, 5 RBI, BB) were solid in the series, while the recently called up Bo Bichette (6-for-13, 2 R, 2B, HR, RBI, BB) was tremendous, demonstrating an exceptional ability to cover the strike zone and run the bases with ease and elegance.
Elsewhere in the lineup, Freddy Galvis (3-for-9, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI) and Randal Grichuk (4 …
Author: Hayden Godfrey / Blue Jays Nation