Series Preview: The Division-leading (???) Twins!

The Blue Jays went through a lot of ups and downs during their three-game series against the Rays. From moonshot home runs in game one, to Lourdes Gurriel Jr. forgetting how to throw the ball to first base, the Blue Jays are definitely ready for a change of scenery after this past series.

Prepare yourself before you read this, the DIVISION-LEADING Twins are coming into this series following a sweeping of the Tigers in their shortened two-game series. The Blue Jays pitching will be tested in this series as the Twins offense currently ranks second in the AL in BA, OBP, SLG and OPS. While the Blue Jays offense should get tested in this series, this series should give the Blue Jays an opportunity to limit their strikeouts.
They currently sit second in the AL in whiffs, while the Twins pitching staff is tied for last in the AL at creating strikeouts. So hopefully we will finally see a decline in strikeouts following this four-game series.
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Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation