This Baltimore Orioles failed to correct Toronto Blue Jays, lost the second game 8-4. The Blue Jays were bolstered by a ridiculous three-home run from slugger Bo Bichette. It was a very big day for the American League Wild Card Game, with the Blue Jays winning.
These are the victories the Baltimore Orioles desperately need to keep their playoff hopes alive. After those losses, the road to the playoffs was tougher. Both teams know the value of these games, and the Blue Jays were just the better team today, leading them to two wins.
USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale took to Twitter to put the significance of these Blue Jays wins to context.
Orioles fans weren’t happy with the loss, and they’ve been gaining confidence in recent weeks.
hard to get worse Major League Baseball The playoff hopes are more than two-game losing teams in a day.
Those losses put the Baltimore Orioles in a hole they didn’t have much time to dig themselves out of.
The Toronto Blue Jays deserve credit for sweeping a double-header on the road. Especially with the added value of every game in the playoffs. By winning two games, the Toronto Blue Jays gave themselves breathing room that could really pay off later in September.
After a huge upset win over the past week, Orioles fans were shocked by the loss.
The Orioles have long been underdogs. This fiery momentum has given them a considerable following. Disappointed followers of loss.
From the Baltimore Orioles’ perspective, these losses were the worst of times and the worst of teams.
It has two key games in the wild card game, with the Toronto Blue Jays leading in both.
Toronto Blue Jays’ win over Baltimore Orioles greatly improves their playoff chances
With one month left in the season, the Blue Jays are poised to make the playoffs again. With talent from teams like Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Beau Bichet and George Springer, they have the ability to keep running.
As long as the Blue Jays stay focused over the next month, they should find themselves playing meaningful games in October. If the Orioles hope to get past them, they’ll have to have another frustrating victory.