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Blue Jays Takeaways: Hernandez struggles as skid continues

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08.09.2019

The prospect of a 100-loss season looks all too real for the Blue Jays after an 0-6 road trip ended with a four-game sweep at Tropicana Field.

The Blue Jays are now 55-89 following Sunday’s 8-3 loss, their seventh in a row. That means they’ll have to go 8-10 down the stretch to avoid losing 100 for the first time since 1979. Considering the Blue Jays are about to spend the next week playing the Yankees and Red Sox, that’s not a small ask.

Ultimately, there’s no tangible difference between 99 losses and 100 or between 100 and 101. This has been a tough season either way. An 8-10 finish wouldn’t truly salvage anything and the cynics among us might note that a worse finish actually improves the Blue Jays’ 2019 draft position.

Fair enough – draft position does matter. At the same time, you can be sure that Charlie Montoyo and his coaching staff would like to avoid the 100-loss threshold if at all possible. Here are some observations after the Blue Jays’........

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