The Blue Jays’ bats have continued to dominate since their meeting with the Rays back in Toronto just a few weeks ago. Since that series, the Blue Jays’ offense has scored five runs or more in five of their last seven games. Led by the kids, the Blue Jays offense continues to lead the entire league in home runs since June 16.
However, the Blue Jays’ lineup is about to face much better pitching when they arrive in Tampa Bay. The Rays’ starting rotation currently owns the 2nd-highest K/9 in the AL since the all-star break. The Blue Jays’ offense has also struck out the 6th-most among teams in the AL since the break as well. So, it’s hard to imagine the Blue Jays having the same success down at the ugliest stadium in baseball.
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Jacob Waguespack certainly surprised many people with his latest outing against the Royals. The 25-year-old went six innings and allowed just one run on three hits. This was not only Waguespack’s longest outing as a starting pitcher but also the fewest amount of runs he’s surrendered in a single start.
The 37th-round pick in 2012 struggled at times with his command …
Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation