Blue Jays grind out an extra-innings win despite Nate Pearson’ struggles

We’re one-third of the way through the 2020 season and the Blue Jays have finally won a series. Better late than never! Thank you, Trash Birds.

Things worth mentioning…

A big theme of this season has been the Blue Jays’ frequent fundamental failures leading to frustrating losses. On Tuesday, it was refreshing to be reminded that other teams have game-altering fuck ups too. After blowing a 7-3 lead, the Jays ended up in extra innings, and, honestly, given the way things have gone thus far, nobody would have blamed you for expecting this one to wind up being another heartbreaker. But, the Trash Birds! They’re still trash! In the Jays’ half of the 10th, Lourdes Gurriel slapped a ball on the ground to Chris Davis who somehow wasn’t able to make a throw to catch the glacial drift that was Travis Shaw running home from third. Then, in Baltimore’s half, with the game on the line, Dwight Smith Jr. got caught up between third and home after Cedric Mullens hit a single. Boy oh boy, it’s refreshing to be on the other side of that kind of thing …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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