Baseball is beautiful sometimes. One night you’re losing to one of the worst teams in baseball, and the next night you’re defeating a team who had won their first 13 games of the season.
“You,” in that sense, are the Blue Jays, who just stopped Tampa Bay from breaking the record for consecutive wins to start a season in the MLB era. Toronto defeated Tampa Bay 6-3 behind a strong start from Jose Berrios – his best of the year thus far – and some self-inflicted errors from the Rays.
This was a critical game for both teams, as the Rays had a chance to take a six-game lead over the Blue Jays with a win tonight. The Blue Jays, on the other hand, were trying to prevent digging themselves into that kind of hole early in the season. Yes, it is April, but last year, the Yankees built a similar lead early, and it certainly paid off for New York down the stretch.
Regardless of the records, this was a win over a legitimate contender, and the Blue Jays showed some encouraging signs tonight.
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Author: Evan Stack / Blue Jays Nation