Series Preview: Holiday weekend

Despite getting swept by the Yankees, the Blue Jays come into this four-game series continuing to play their best-baseball this season. Over the past week, the Blue Jays have recorded the 2nd-most runs and hits in the AL. If the Blue Jays’ pitching staff hadn’t surrendered an average of 6.2 runs/game over their last six games, then this team could have swept both the Red Sox and Yankees.
However, the Blue Jays have a very good chance at coming away with a sweep of the Royals in this series. The Royals offense has been nowhere to be found this month. Their offense currently ranks 2nd-last in home runs, OBP and OPS this month. So if the Blue Jays’ offense can continue to produce in this series, then both the Blue Jays and Raptors could be winners following this holiday weekend.
Friday at 7:07 ET
Sean Reid-Foley will be getting the start in the opener of this four-game series against the Royals. The man who owns one of the worst mustaches in the league, will be getting another chance to show that he can become a starter at the major-league level.
The 23-year-old hasn’t exactly earned this promotion to the …

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Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation

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