A 4-2 lead with two outs in the ninth inning. Seems easy enough. Not when you’re playing at The House of Horrors. Nothing can ever be easy there.
Things worth mentioning…
There’s a lot to talk about after that game. Where to begin?!
I’ll start off with the good stuff, like how we ended up in the ninth inning with a lead. Thomas Hatch made his first-career start and looked much better than a guy who was traded for a few innings of David Phelps. Hatch went two-and-a-third, allowing just two walks while picking up three strikeouts. After that, Anthony Kay came into the game and went two-and-a-third, allowing just one run, which came when Ji-Man Choi smacked a solo homer (from the right side of the plate, amazingly). All told, the piggyback duo of Hatch and Kay was excellent.
All of Toronto’s offence came in the sixth inning when the team exploded for four runs on six consecutive hits. Randal Grichuk singled, Teoscar Hernandez singled, Danny Jansen singled, Brandon Drury singled, Lourdes Gurriel singled, and then Bo Bichette singled. It was an interesting change of scenery for a …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation