Don’t know about you, but losing games late are not fun. The Blue Jays lost their third consecutive game – all three coming at the mercy of an opponent’s run(s) in the 8th inning or later – with a 7-6 defeat to the Boston Red Sox Tuesday night.
Connor Wong homered off of Erik Swanson in the bottom of the 8th to put the Sox ahead for good, the seventh run that the bullpen has allowed in the last three games. The Red Sox now have clinched at least a split of the four-game series.
Blue Jays Nation’s Player of the Game: Daulton Varsho
Varsho had one of his best games as a Blue Jay, going 2-for-4 with a three-run home run that broke a 3-3 tie in the fifth inning. Varsho’s other hit was a double in the fourth inning that served as Toronto’s first hit of the game. Tonight was Varsho’s first multi-hit game since April 12th against Detroit.
Things worth mentioning
The night of Connor Wong: Wong was one of the pieces acquired in the Mookie Betts trade, and he had undoubtedly the best game of his career tonight. Wong had a Wendy’s special, going 4-for-4 with two home runs, a double, and a single. Wong had everything going for him in a multitude of ways; the two home runs he had …
Author: Evan Stack / Blue Jays Nation