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Jose Bautista: Not a Man, Not a Beast, But Something Much Stronger

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After five straight hitless games, Jose Bautista’s bat finally awoke. And it was a creature that opposing pitchers wished stayed dead. Bautista went 3-5 with two home runs including a grand slam in the seventh:

And a solo shot in the ninth:

Oddly enough, it was Bautista’s first home run to the opposite field this season. Which is one of the reasons that it’s doubtful that Bautista will approach the mid-50s again.

The Blue Jays added four more home runs in their undressing of the Twins 13-2.

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In honor of Cito Gaston’s final home game of his managerial career, Travis Snider did the only sensible thing: he wore a fake Cito-style stache in tribute. The fauxstache must have given Snider great strength as he hit his thirteenth home run of the season in the Jays 8-4 victory against the Yankees.
Cito was given a wonderful sendoff by the Toronto fans and he couldn’t ask for much more as his playing-for-nothing team took down a Yankees club trying to win the East.
(Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

oldtimefamilybaseball:

In honor of Cito Gaston’s final home game of his managerial career, Travis Snider did the only sensible thing: he wore a fake Cito-style stache in tribute. The fauxstache must have given Snider great strength as he hit his thirteenth home run of the season in the Jays 8-4 victory against the Yankees.

Cito was given a wonderful sendoff by the Toronto fans and he couldn’t ask for much more as his playing-for-nothing team took down a Yankees club trying to win the East.

(Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)