Jays lose 8 straight....what now?

The season isn't going to get any easier for the Jays and they need to start winning again or they may dig themselves a hole they can't climb out of. The latest loss, the second to the lowly Orioles, brings the losing streak to 8. The Jays got 9 hits overall, 3 of them from Scutaro who got little help from the bats behind him. I, and every other non-depressed Jays fan out there, am trying to keep the faith and realize that losing streaks are part of the game. But it seems to me like a lot of the bats are either tired or simply slumping simultaneously. Whatever the case is, they need to wake up and snap out of it today!! If the Jays enter into a series versus the Red Sox without a win against the Orioles, we could be looking at 12 straight losses, which would be both embarrassing an disgraceful after such a great season start. Since there's nothing positive to look at over the past 8 games, here is what the Jays have to look forward to over the next 5:

Wed: Doc Halladay (8-1, 2.52) vs Rich Hill (1-0, 3.18) - hopefully this helps right the ship
Thur: Day off - if Doc gets the Jays a win, perhaps the break will help rejuvenate their spirit and get them some much needed rest before the Sox series
Fri: unknown vs Tim Wakefiled - please, someone teach the Jays how to hit a knuckelball!!
Sat: unknown vs Brad Penny - they need to knock this guy around
Sun: unknown vs Jon Lester - tough day ahead any time Lester takes the ball

Overall, if the Jays come out of the next 5 days with 2 or 3 wins it will go a long way to helping them recover. However, if they gets snuffed and win 1 or none, there could be some promotions/demotions coming up in a hurry!

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