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Blue Jays Takeaways: Another day, another multi-hit game for Bichette

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26.08.2019

Depending on your perspective, the Toronto Blue Jays‘ latest loss could be viewed through any number of lenses.

If you live and die with the results, Sunday’s 3-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners would be a frustrating one. The Blue Jays barely hit at all on their way to their 80th loss of the season, capping off a 1-5 road trip to Los Angeles and Seattle.

But if you’re more inclined to take the long view, there were some positives starting, as usual, with the Blue Jays’ rookies. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., hit an opposite-field double and Rowdy Tellez had an RBI single, but Bo Bichette was once again Toronto’s offensive standout.

Clay Buchholz also deserves credit for a strong return from the injured list, but we have to start with Bichette after his 15th multi-hit game of the season …

Bichette’s first few weeks as a big-leaguer have been pretty special. On Saturday, he joined Carlos Delgado as the only players in franchise history to hit eight homers in their first 25 career games. He also came within one of Joe DiMaggio’s MLB record for extra-base hits through 25 career games (Joltin’ Joe had 22 to Bo’s 21).

To those........

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