News and Notes as the Blue Jays host the struggling Red Sox

After earning a huge split in their four-game series with the Rays at The House of Horrors, the Blue Jays are rolling what, on paper, is a soft part of their schedule with a 14-13 record.

The Jays will host the Red Sox for three games and then Baltimore will head to Buffalo for a four-game set. After that, the Jays will head to Miami for a couple of games with the Marlins and then they’ll play a four-game set with the Sox at Fenway.
This is a prime stretch for the Jays to pile up some wins and create some distance between them and the pile of junk behind them in the standings. It’s really crucial they capitalize here given the fact they’ll be playing the Yankees 10 times in September.

#BlueJays injury updates – Giles throwing bullpen today – Bichette progressing well, hopeful to return to baseball activities on weekend– Pearson has flexor strain, resuming playing catch this weekend – Thornton to get 2nd opinion from Dr. Andrews Mon– Grichuk can DH today
— Kaitlyn McGrath (@kaitlyncmcgrath) August 25, 2020

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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