It feels good to be back home close-ish to home!
Robbie Ray put together a great start, the bullpen was good, Vladdy hit a three-run homer, and, most importantly, Sahlen Field was packed with Blue Jays fans. That’s a nice sight.
Things worth mentioning…
Robbie Ray had a nice bounce-back after his first rough outing of the season last week at Yankee Stadium. Ray went six innings, allowing one earned run on six hits and two walks while striking out nine. The one run that Miami scored came on a double by Starling Marte that prooooooooobably should have been caught by Gold Glove Nominee Lourdes Gurriel. All in all, excellent stuff from Ray.
Since I pointed out that Gurriel had an ugly go in the outfield, I should also mention that he made up for it with the stick, going 3-for-4 with a solo dinger. The star of the day offensively, though, was Vlad Jr., who put together a 4-for-4 day at the plate with a three-run bomb. The crowd starting doing an MVP chant for Vladdy and also gave him a standing ovation when he ripped from first to third on a ground out by Teoscar Hernandez. Vladdy …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation