After what was a forgettable series against the big-bad Red Sox, the Blue Jays are welcoming in a couple of new kids who grew up die-hard fans of the boys in blue. Canadians Cal Quantrill and Josh Naylor will make their homecoming debuts during this three-game series in “The Six.”
The Blue Jays will also be calling-up one of their top-prospects as well for this series. No. 9 of the top-30 prospects within the Blue Jays minor-league system, Cavan Biggio will be added to the active roster ahead of this series. Now while I believe this just to be a move made out of necessity, the Blue Jays clearly need additional offensive-support and Biggio will likely provide that positioned in either the outfield or infield.
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Trent Thornton has really found his stride this month with the Blue Jays. After struggling for the majority of April, Thornton has now been able to put together quality starts in three out of his four starts this month. Thornton will now be looking to earn his 2nd-win at the major-league level against the new-look Padres.
Despite their reputation, Thornton actually matches-up very well against the Padres. This lineup from the city that …
Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation