Hyun Jin Ryu helps save the Blue Jays from themselves

Yet again, Hyun Jin Ryu showed why the Blue Jays invested $80 million in him last winter. With his team struggling behind him (at the plate, on the bases, in the field), Ryu stepped up and pitched like the ace they needed.

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This game really looked like it had Loss written all over it early on. In the first inning, the newly-acquired Jonathan Villar inexplicably tried to stretch a single into a double and got thrown out by about 100 miles. In the fourth inning, Villar singled yet again and then Teoscar Hernandez hit a single of his own to put runners on first and third. With Rowdy Tellez at the plate, it looked like a prime chance for the Jays to bust the game open. But, instead, the inning came to an end when Villar got caught napping on the bases…

How does @Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro nab Jonathan Villar here
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— FOX Sports Florida & Sun (@FOXSportsFL) September 2, 2020

This was a zoned-out, mistake-prone energy we’ve seen from the Blue Jays before, and it extended to …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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