I don't know about you, but I could really do with a win.
Today we have Aaron Sanchez (3-4, 4.17 ERA) going up against Taijuan Walker (1-4, 7.47). Maybe Walker can get our bats going.
Neither Jose is in the lineup today. I don't understand not activating Reyes, if he can play he should play. Bautista...well, he might be out a couple of days:
Bautista had a cortisone shot in sore right shoulder. Normally, that means 2-3 more days out of the lineup. #BlueJays— John Lott (@LottOnBaseball) May 24, 2015
Edwin is DH. Justin Smoak gets a rare start. He has 4 hits in just 19 at bats in May.
It doesn't get better:
Last night, rehabbing Maicer Izturis dived for a ball at SS, landed on R shoulder, felt something pop, left game, had MRI. No results yet.— John Lott (@LottOnBaseball) May 24, 2015
|Josh Donaldson, 3B||Brad Miller, 2B|
|Russell Martin, C||Seth Smith, LF|
|Edwin Encarnacion, DH||Robinson Cano, DH|
|Chris Colabello, LF||Nelson Cruz, RF|
|Justin Smoak, 1B||Kyle Seager, 3B|
|Ezequiel Carrera, RF||Logan Morrison, 1B|
|Kevin Pillar, CF||Welington Castillo, C|
|Ryan Goins, SS||Dustin Ackley, CF|
|Munenori Kawasaki, 2B||Chris Taylor, SS|
The title comes from a James McMurtry song "How'm I Gonna Find You Now" off his terrific album "Complicated Game". It would be a great choice for country music day, but I couldn't get that lucky. Hugo used to us song lyrics for post titles and I thought I'd bring back that tradition for GameThreads, picking lyrics off of one album per series.
GO JAYS GO!
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