There’s a famous baseball quote that states that the season is split into three parts: You have two months to figure out what you’ve got, two months to figure out how to get what you need, and then two months to win.
The calendar has flipped from May to June, so that means that it’s officially Trade Speculation Season. What should the Blue Jays be looking for in order to improve the team?
The Blue Jays are currently riding a six-game winning streak, their longest of the season, after Tuesday night’s 6-5 win over the Chicago White Sox. Kevin Gausman tossed five innings and scattered three runs. When he left the game, the Blue Jays had just put together a four-run rally in the bottom of the fifth inning and led 6-3.
While Gausman wound up with the win, it was a very shaky ride after he was pulled. Trevor Richards came in and couldn’t get anybody out and Adam Cimber had to come in and clean up the mess. If not for an incredible throw by Lourdes Gurriel and some hilariously dumb baserunning by the White Sox, the game would have been tied in the sixth. After that, Yimi Garcia tossed a scoreless frame, and then Julian Merryweather and Jordan Romano danced around two hits each in the eighth in ninth innings to finish things off.
All told, the bullpen tossed four fram …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation