Blue Jays Takeaways: Morales’ bat wakes up in a big way

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Source: Mike Wilner,, August 31, 2017 

The Toronto Blue Jays closed out a very disappointing month of August by plating 11 runs and snapping the Baltimore Orioles’ win streak at seven games.

The Jays wound up 13-15 in August (after starting the month 10-5), and saved themselves from hitting what would have been their low-water mark of the season at 12 games under .500.

Blue Jays’ DH Kendrys Morales sandwiched a fifth-inning RBI single around a pair of home runs – a two-run shot off Jeremy Hellickson in the third and a three-run jack off Mychal Givens in the sixth.

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