Blue Jays claw out series victory against slumping, tired Red Sox

In the season’s penultimate homestand, the Blue Jays, forever varying their lineups and defensive alignments, hosted the lowly and, now Dombrowski-less, Red Sox in a semi-meaningless three-game set this week at Rogers Centre. Though there were definitely some gaffes for the boys in blue, they played an overall solid set, taking two of three from their division rivals and heading into their next series on a winning note.
Here’s a quick look at the good, the bad, and the weird from a (somewhat) undersold series at Rogers Centre:
The Good
Bo Bichette (3-for-13, 2 R, 2B, BB, SB) was quietly, albeit minorly, productive, while Cavan Biggio (6-for-10, 6 R, 2B, 3B, HR, 2 RBI, 4 BB, SB) had an outstanding set at the dish. Randal Grichuk (4-for-12, R, 3 2B, 2 RBI) was consistently a force to be reckoned with, while Teoscar Hernandez (2-for-5, R, HR, 2 RBI, BB), Danny Jansen (2-for-4, R), Reese McGuire (2-for-5, R, HR, RBI, 3 BB), and Rowdy Tellez (3-for-12, 2 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI) all showed up.
On the mound, Trent Thornton (5.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, BB, 7 SO, W) was tremendous in his outing, following opener Wilmer Font (2.0 IP, H, 0 R/ER, 2 SO), who was solid in his own right. Elsewhere on …

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Author: Hayden Godfrey / Blue Jays Nation

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