Aaron Sanchez pitched his heart out, had arguably the best start of his career and deserved a much better fate. Unfortunately for him, the Blue Jays could not deliver.
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Defense is usually one of the Blue Jays’ biggest strengths, but it was a surprise weakness during an ugly 11-0 loss to the Tigers on Monday night at Comerica Park.
The Blue Jays didn’t have a lot to be happy about on Monday night, but shortstop Darwin Barney continued to be a bright spot during an otherwise gloomy night.
Still eyeing his first win since last August, former Blue Jays pitcher Matt Boyd will start against Toronto on Tuesday for a Detroit team seeking its fifth straight victory. Boyd will face off at Comerica Park with the Jays’ Aaron Sanchez, who is looking for back-to-back wins for the first time this season.
Michael Fulmer continued his scoreless streak with six innings of two-hit ball, while the Tigers beat up on J.A. Happ, extending their winning streak to four games with an 11-0 win over the Blue Jays on Monday night at Comerica Park.
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Fresh off taking a no-hit bid into the seventh inning against the Angels, Michael Fulmer makes the start for the Tigers in the opener of a three-game series against the Blue Jays on Monday at Comerica Park. J.A. Happ, owner of a 3-1 road record, gets the start for Toronto.
The Blue Jays have remained relatively healthy this season, but they’re not completely immune from the injury bug.
The Blue Jays recalled infielder Matt Dominguez from Triple-A Buffalo on Sunday morning and optioned right-hander Ryan Tepera to the Minor Leagues.
Marco Estrada does not have overpowering stuff, and he would not catch the attention of most scouts. But even so, he seems to have almost become Mr. Unhittable over the past two seasons in a Blue Jays uniform.
Marco Estrada turned in a brilliant performance on Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park, taking a no-hitter into the eighth, but the Blue Jays had to stave off a furious rally by the Red Sox in the bottom of the ninth en route to a 5-4 victory in the rubber match of a three-game series.