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You are the One - Gm 128 - Tigers @ Jays

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All that stuff about missing the rivalry with the Tigers yesterday? Yeah forgot about that, now I just want to beat them... although I suppose that is what a rivalry is all about isn't it... so maybe I do actually want it? I'm so confused. TGIF because I think I may have lost the ability to rationally think something through.

Tonights game is on the much maligned Sportsnet 1 channel. I don't know what you guys are all complaining about, Rogers is an awesome company and are the clearly the bestest thing in world by a country mile. This channel is a great game that will increase the Jays exposure across the Country, it is clearly your own cable providers fault if they don't want to cooperate and give you what you want. What was that? Oh no, I have always wore this Rogers Hat, shirt and cargo shorts.... No no that's not a free Rogers PVR that was ummm... a gift... and this new cell phone ... no no that's just umm.. I found that yeah... umm... RED ALERT RED ALERT Cover blown RETREAT RETREAT!

In All seriousness I won't be watching the game on Sportsnet 1 tonight, (even though I get the channel) in honour of my friends and colleagues here and around the country that don't have the opportunity. I will watch online or listen on the radio.... ok Fine Im going out and will miss most of it but its the thought that counts right?

Almost secondary to this whole Sportsnet 1 thing is the fact that there is actually a game to be played tonight and it could be a very good game with two good pitchers taking the mound. Justin Verlander is taking on Shaun Marcum in the battle of the number 1s.


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Shaun Marcum 11-7 24 24 1 0 0 0 151.0 138 66 62 19 33 126 3.70 1.13


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Justin Verlander 14-8 26 26 2 0 0 0 170.1 148 70 69 12 63 160 3.65 1.24


Good News Everyone! Snider is back in the lineup and playing LF, you know what that means, because he is taking over for Lewis he will be taking his spot in the lineup as well and bat leadoff. There are no other changes from our normal lineup. Buck is behind the plate to catch Marcum which is what you would expect with Morrow and a day game happening tomorrow.

Tune in after the jump for series info and Lineups.


Current Series

Tigers lead the series 1-0

Thu 08/26 WP: Max Scherzer (10 - 9)
LP: Ricky Romero (10 - 8)
1 - 7 loss

Detroit Tigers
@ Toronto Blue Jays

Friday, Aug 27, 2010, 7:07 PM EDT
Rogers Centre

Justin Verlander vs Shaun Marcum

Clear. Winds blowing out to right field at 5-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

Complete Coverage >

Sat 08/28 1:07 PM EDT
Sun 08/29 1:07 PM EDT


Lineup

Detroit Tigers @ Toronto Blue Jays

08/27/10 7:07 PM EDT

Detroit Tigers Toronto Blue Jays
Austin Jackson - CF Travis Snider - LF
Will Rhymes - 2B Yunel Escobar - SS
Johnny Damon - DH Jose Bautista - RF
Miguel Cabrera - 1B Vernon Wells - CF
Brennan Boesch - RF Adam Lind - DH
Jhonny Peralta - SS John Buck - C
Don Kelly - LF Lyle Overbay - 1B
Brandon Inge - 3B Aaron Hill - 2B
Alex Avila - C Edwin Encarnacion - 3B

Keep it Civil and Go Jays Go

Today's title is from Matrix.