I guess even a team averaging 5.5 runs per game will have the odd game where they can't score. I'm hoping it doesn't happen two days in a row.
R.A. Dickey had a good game, with one very bad inning. Unfortunately, we couldn't make up the 2 runs he allowed.
You know, I think it is time to get someone up with the team that could give Jose Reyes a day off:
Jose Reyes on left oblique: "Yesterday, it was bothering me a lot." #BlueJays #MLB #Rays— Scott MacArthur (@TSNScottyMac) April 14, 2015
This stuff bugs me....they said they would rest Reyes more this year, and he's hurting and he's still playing everyday. At least have him DH for a game or two.
Daniel Norris gets his second start of the season. He went 5.2 innings, seemed to tired at the end of it, he gave up 2 home runs in the 6th inning. I think me might be a 6 inning pitcher for the first couple of months of the season. Course, now that I've said that, he'll go 8 tonight.
The Rays have something they found in last night's crowd pitching for them tonight. Matt Andriese is making his first career start tonight, he threw a scoreless inning of relief against the Marlins last week.
The big story out of last night was the turf, which apparently is a bunch slower than last year, and there is this:
Bautista says the new turf causes ground balls to the outfield to kick to the right a bit, doesn't know why. #Bluejays #Jays— Mike Wilner (@Wilnerness590) April 14, 2015
Which is more than a little weird.
|Jose Reyes, SS||Brandon Guyer, LF|
|Dalton Pompey, CF||Steven Souza, RF|
|Jose Bautista, RF||Asdrubal Cabrera, SS|
|Edwin Encarnacion, 1B||Evan Longoria, 3B|
|Josh Donaldson, 3B||Desmond Jennings, CF|
|Dioner Navarro, DH||Logan Forsythe, 2B|
|Russell Martin, C||Rene Rivera, 1B|
|Kevin Pillar, LF||Tim Beckham, 2B|
|Devon Travis, 2B||Bobby Wilson, C|
|Daniel Norris, P||Matt Andriese, P|
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