Bichette inspired after big win over Yankees: 'Biggest moments of my life'
Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette had an incredible night Wednesday against the New York Yankees, and the 23-year-old was relishing in the success after his team ended its rivals' seven-game winning streak.
"These are the biggest moments of my life so far," Bichette said, according to the Toronto Sun's Rob Longley. "Hopefully, there are a lot bigger ones in the future."
Bichette belted two homers, including a game-winning blast in the eighth inning off reliever Clay Holmes. The young infielder was animated during his home run trot before stepping out of Toronto's dugout to a curtain call from a packed Rogers Centre audience.
Toronto's 6-5 victory was a crucial one. It kept the Blue Jays within one game of the Boston Red Sox for the second wild-card spot in the American League, with four games remaining on their schedule.
One of those contests is against the Yankees on Thursday. Bichette didn't appear intimidated by the task at hand when asked about having to beat the Bronx Bombers twice in two days to keep pace in the race for the wild card.
"The (Yankees) are just another team trying to accomplish what we're trying to accomplish. I don't look at them as at a higher standard than us."
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