It was an all too familiar sight for the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday night as they opened up their second two-game set of the season against the San Francisco Giants. The Blue Jays committed two defensive errors in the game, one of which cost them dearly as the Giants cashed in to take the win.
In the bottom of the second inning, a throwing error by fill-in third baseman Edwin Encarnacion allowed Giants outfielder Hunter Pence to reach base. Pence then reached second base on a ground out, before Andres Torres launched his second home run of the season on a line drive to centre field.
In what was a superb comeback outing for Josh Johnson on the mound, he ultimately ended up with the loss. Making just his fifth start of the season, Johnson tossed seven innings, gave up six hits, two runs (only one was earned) and drew six whiffs.
The Blue Jays certainly needed a quality start from a starting pitcher, not only to give their overworked bull-pen a deserved rest, but also to keep their offe...