What a gut punch.
That home run from Anthony Rizzo hurt. That home run from Aaron Judge stung. That two-run home run from Gleyber Torres fucking felt like having your heart ripped from your chest and stomped on the ground.
Long story short, the Yankees got the job done and the Blue Jays didn’t.
Toronto beat Gerrit Cole on Wednesday night in order to set themselves up to take this all-important three-game series against the Yankees with their ace taking the mound.
Robbie Ray was excellent for five innings but New York’s bats finally got to him their third time through the order. There was some thought that Charlie Montoyo should have pulled Ray after giving up the walk to Stanton or even after the homer to Judge, but, given how thin Toronto’s bullpen is, I can see why he opted to give the American League Cy Young favourite a chance to work through that sixth inning.
While Ray didn’t give Toronto the ace start they needed, the bats also failed to get the job done, scoring just two runs. There were plenty of situations in which the Blue Jays could have put together a rally …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation