Blue Jays Cool Off Tampa Bay
Rookie Bo Bichette homered and scored both runs, Jacob Waguespack pitched six impressive innings and the Toronto Blue Jays ended Tampa Bay's six-game winning streak, beating the Rays 2-0 in Florida.
Bichette opened the game with a double off Charlie Morton, the sixth straight game in which he has doubled. He hit his third MLB home run leading off the third.
The 21-year-old Bichette, the son of former major leaguer Dante Bichette, played at Lakewood High School just four miles south of Tropicana Field as recently as 2016.
He has hit in all eight of his major league games.
Waguespack (3-1) gave up four hits and a walk, striking out six in his fifth major league start. Derek Law got four outs for his second save in four days.
The Rays, who had scored six or more runs in a franchise-record seven straight games, put nine runners on base in the first seven innings.
In other MLB action on Monday, the Detroit Tigers opened an 11-game homestand with a 7-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox in Detroit.