Yankees get Zeuch’d, Blue Jays win the Opening Weekend series

The Blue jays rolled into Yankee Stadium and made a statement on Opening Weekend. They’re here to compete.

After splitting the first two games of the series, the Blue Jays took home the rubber match behind some solid pitching from T.J. Zeuch and a lockdown performance from the bullpen. Not too shabby given the injuries the team is dealing with right now.
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I won’t lie, I was a bit nervous with Zeuch, a pitch-to-contact guy who doesn’t miss many bats heading into a game against the Yanks at Yankee Stadium. I figured that the Yankees’ big bats would tee off Zeuch and that this could get ugly. But, to Zuech’s credit, he generated more whiffs (four) than he usually does and he consistently pounded the zone, making life difficult for the righty-heavy Yank lineup. All told, Zeuch tossed four scoreless innings, allowing just three hits. He might have been able to go five and earn a shot at the win, but I think Charlie Montoyo made the right call not to test it. Some good infield defence also helped Zeuch, highlighted by this nice turn by Marcus Semien and Bo Bichette…

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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