The bats absolutely exploded today.
For the past week-and-a-half, the Blue Jays have been rolling along and hitting like the team they were expected to be, but today was a whole different animal, as they teed off for a season-high 13 runs.
Jose Berrios allowed a two-run bomb to his former teammate Jorge Polanco in the first inning but it was all Blue Jays after that. Bo Bichette hit a solo dinger in the bottom of the first, Cavan Biggio ripped a two-run double in a four-run second inning, Alejandro Kirk hit a two-run bomb in the third, and Vladdy Jr. smacked a ball over the left field wall in the fourth. The Blue Jays would add a few more runs in garbage time and ultimately won 13-3.
It was the best game we’ve seen from Toronto’s bats all season, as they had 16 hits, six of which were for extra bases, and they walked six times while only striking out five times.
If you look around the league, a lot of teams have been teeing off lately as well. On Friday, the Giants put up 15 on the Marlins, the Cardinals put up 14 on the Cubs, the Yankees scored 10 on t …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation