Fresh off a series win against the Rays, the Blue Jays will now begin a four-game series against the Bronx Bombers. The Yankees are coming into this series after slugging their way through Baltimore. As they hit a combined 16 home runs during their three-game series against the “Trash Birds”.
However, the Blue Jays’ lineup has also been crushing the baseball lately as well. The Blue Jays have hit at least one home run in 12 straight games. The Yankees’ pitching staff has given up the 2nd-most home runs in the AL since the all-star break. Which means the Blue Jays’ hitters will likely continue this power surge that they’ve been on since Bo Bichette arrived.
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Thomas Pannone(aka. Thomas Panini) was outstanding in his latest outing until he reached the fifth inning against the Orioles. Pannone held the Trash Birds hitless until the fifth, when he surrendered a pair of home runs totaling to four runs in the inning.
However, the 25-year-old recorded a career-high in strikeouts during his last outing. Pannone created nine strikeouts against the Orioles. But, Pannone will need to locate all his pitches effectively in this game against the Yankees. In order to …
Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation