Series Preview: Blue Jays Have Rangers in Their Crosshairs

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Aug 23, 2015; Anaheim, CA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Roberto Osuna (54) celebrates after the game against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The Toronto Blue Jays won 12-5. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Player to Watch

Roberto Osuna. Why? Because he hasn’t fallen off the cliff yet. I keep waiting for this 20 year old to finally realize where he is at and what he is doing to major league hitters and suddenly just implode on himself. There is talk that he will be stretched out and placed in the rotation next year to help supplant the trade loss of some key arms that were slotted for those spots. With an ERA of 1.94, over a strikeout per inning and a WHIP of a ridiculous 0.86, not to mention a BAA against of .183, he IS the closer of the present and the future. With numbers like that he could one day be talked about as one of the best closers of this generation.


After what has gone on during the month of August I am inclined to call a sweep against whomever they are playing but given they couldn’t sweep the Phillies it shows the Blue Jays are not yet infallible. Gallardo had their number before and I think he may have it again. 2 of 3 is a safe bet but the way these Jays are playing you just never know anymore.

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