Cursed day at The Trop as the Blue Jays lose the game and a pitcher to injury

Another Sunday, another not-so-fun day as the Blue Jays lost a game and a pitcher to injury.

Things worth mentioning…

Trent Thornton got the start on short rest after getting lit up in the second leg of the doubleheader against the Phillies on Thursday. While Thornton’s outing went better than last time — he picked up a couple of strikeouts and allowed a couple of hits — he only lasted one inning. The Rays worked Thornton, making him toss 25 pitches to get through the first and he was pulled from the game with elbow inflammation. Not ideal!

Trent Thornton, who was activated off the Injured List on Thursday after having been on it for two weeks with right elbow inflammation, left today’s game after the first inning with right elbow inflammation. #Bluejays
— Mike Wilner (@Wilnerness590) August 23, 2020

After Thornton, Anthony Kay came in and cruised through three innings. The Blue Jays carried a 2-0 lead into the fifth inning before the Rays finally did their thing. Kay started the bottom of the fifth but allowed a single and a walk. Ryan Borucki then came in to put out the fire, but he got tagged for a couple …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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