For the first time in what seems like a while, the Blue Jays rolled into Detroit to face a team that, surprisingly, had an even worse record than they do.
While the Tigers didn’t exactly present a sinister challenge by any means, the Blue Jays were still able to rough up their opposition, cruising to a series win and falling just short of a three-game sweep.
Here’s a look at the good, the bad, and the weird from a fun series in Detroit:
Eric Sogard (6-for-15, 4 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI) was stellar in what was perhaps his final series in a Blue Jays uniform, while fellow infielder Freddy Galvis (7-for-14, 3 R, 2 2B, RBI) also shone in the set. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (5-for-12, 4 R, HR, 5 RBI, BB), along with Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (4-for-14, 3 R, 2 2B, HR, 5 RBI), provided ample firepower in their own rights.
Elsewhere in the lineup, Teoscar Hernandez (5-for-12, 3 R, HR, 2 RBI, 2B, BB) had a trigger-happy series, exploding once again.
On the mound, relievers David Phelps (2.0 IP, H, 0 R/ER, SO), Derek Law (1.0 IP, H, 0 R/ER, 2 SO), Joe Biagini (1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 3 SO), Justin Shafer (1.0 IP, H, 0 R/ER, SO), and Daniel Hudson (1.0 …
Author: Hayden Godfrey / Blue Jays Nation