The Toronto Blue Jays bounced back from a recent slump with the help of Colby Rasmus, who continues to swing a hot bat from second slot in the batting order.
Given his success against Milwaukee Brewers starter Randy Wolf, the Blue Jays may be poised to halt another dubious stretch of futility.
Toronto looks to end a 10-game skid in Milwaukee dating back nearly 16 years when it visits the Brewers in the opener of a three-game set Monday night.
The Blue Jays (34-32) had lost six of seven heading into their three-game weekend series against Philadelphia, but they rebounded to sweep the Phillies, winning Sunday's finale 6-2.
Rasmus went 5 for 9 over the final two games, hitting a two-run homer Sunday.
"Just an outstanding day. There were a number of balls he ran down in the center field," manager John Farrell told the Blue Jays' official website. "He's swinging the bat with a lot of confidence."
He especially has reason to be confident in the No. 2 hole. Rasmus is hitting .356 wit...