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6/21 Game Thread: Los Angeles Dodgers at Toronto Blue Jays

Thursday, June 21 - Toronto, Ontario

7:07 PM (EST)

Los Angeles Dodgers
Rafael Furcal ss
Juan Pierre cf
Nomar Garciaparra 1b
Jeff Kent 2b
Luis Gonzalez lf
Russell Martin c
Marlon Anderson dh
Andre Ethier rf
Tony Abreu 3b

Pitching: Chad Billingsley, RHP

Toronto Blue Jays

Alexis Rios rf
Vernon Wells cf
Matt Stairs 1b
Troy Glaus 3b
Frank Thomas dh
Greg Zaun c
Aaron Hill 2b
Adam Lind lf
John McDonald ss

Pitching: Shaun Marcum, RHP

After their usual Jekyll and Hyde performance through the first two games, the Jays look to take another series from the Dodgers and inch closer to .500 when two bright young starters, Shaun Marcum and Chad Billingsley, face off against each other at the Rogers Centre. Both Marcum and Billingsley have significantly improved their performances from last season, although Billingsley has done it in the bullpen and is only making his first start today.

After missing yesterday's offensive outburst, I'm pretty excited for tonight's game.

In other news, Jesse Litsch was promoted to AAA to take Ty Taubenheim's spot in the rotation. Taubenheim was brought up to take AJ Burnett's Saturday start against the Colorado Rockies. Word on Burnett is still quiet.