Fresh off of Vladimir Guerrero Jr’s first home run in San Francisco, the Blue Jays hoped to carry that momentum to Guaranteed Rate Field, where, this weekend, they battled the middling White Sox in a four-game set that took place over the course of a soggy weekend in the Windy City.
With some clutch hits and strong performances from their relievers, the Blue Jays were able to take two of the four games, including a 10-2 win on Friday. Though the outlook still looks relatively bleak, the series did highlight a couple of positives in the team’s game.
Here’s a look at the good, the bad, and the weird from this weekend’s set in Chicago:
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (4-for-12, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R) had himself an excellent series, as did Danny Jansen (4-for-10, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB), the latter of which surprisingly came alive in this set with a phenomenal set of at-bats after nearly two months of subpar plate appearances.
Elsewhere in the lineup, Billy McKinney (6-for-12, HR, 3 R, 2 2B) was incredibly productive in his own right.
On the mound, Trent Thornton (6.0 IP, 3 H, ER, 4 SO, BB) tossed a gem, while relievers Daniel Hudson (1.0 IP, …
Author: Hayden Godfrey / Blue Jays Nation