Over the years, there have been plenty of hitters that greatly outperformed their career averages when playing against the Blue Jays, leaving a lasting mark on their matchups. One standout player who consistently performed at an elite level against the Blue Jays was David Ortiz, who's towering home runs and clutch hits became a common sight in games against the Blue Jays, earning him a reputation as one of the biggest Blue Jays killers. Big Papi is the all-time leader in home runs against the Blue Jays, but he was a great hitter against every team. Let’s look at some players who are not going to be elected to the Hall of Fame, but killed the Blue Jays when they played.
Seattle Mariners - C: Cal Raleigh
Is it just me or does it seem like Cal Raleigh homers in every at bat against the Blue Jays? Well, it's not quite every at bat, but he has hit seven home runs in just 42 at bats, which is roughly 13 percent of his entire home run total. The switch hitting catcher has two, two-home run games this season and a total of five with a 1.158 slugging percentage this season after going 4/8 with a home run and three RBI last postseason against the Jays. He owns a career batting average of .215, though against the Blue Jays, he’s hitting .286. He is known for the power he possesses in hit bat, though it just seems that he sees the ball much better when he faces Blue Jays pitching. The Mariners have been one of if not the hottest teams in baseball since the All-Star break, and while Raleigh isn’t their most intimidating hitter, his ability to produce in clutch situations when playing against the Blue Jays in just 12 games makes him one of the most random Blue Jays Killers.