Blue Jays fend off Rays in final set of 2019 season

Well, it’s all over now, folks.
In the last series of the 2019 season, the Blue Jays (cumulatively 67-95) handled the playoff-bound Tampa Bay Rays (96-66) admirably, holding their ramshackle lineup at bay and stringing together some solid starts and relief appearances to take the series and finish the season on a winning note.
Here’s a final look at the good, the bad, and the weird from this weekend’s series against Tampa:
The Good
Cavan Biggio (3-for-11, 2 R, 2B, BB, SB) continued his streak of dominance, closing his rookie campaign with a .234/.364/.429 slash, while Jonathan Davis (1-for-2, R, 2 BB, SB), Justin Smoak (3-for-7, 2 2B, 3 RBI), and Breyvic Valera (3-for-4, 2 R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI) were also productive. Smoak played in what could be his final game as a Blue Jay Sunday, while Valera mashed his first career home run and finished the day a triple short of the cycle.
Of course, Teoscar Hernandez (5-for-7, 4 R, 2B, 3 HR, 6 RBI, 4 BB, 2 SB) also had a monster series at the dish.
Jason Adam (1.2 IP, H, 0 R/ER) was solid once again, with Buddy Boshers (1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 3 SO), Clay Buchholz (5.0 IP, 4 H, R/ER, 6 SO, W), Wilmer Font (2.0 IP, H, 0 R/ …

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Author: Hayden Godfrey / Blue Jays Nation

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