The first of 3 against the White Sox. I'd love a series win.
We have one Jose back in the lineup, Reyes is back leading off, and one Jose not in the lineup, Bautista out after the cortisone shot.
Bautista says he has inflammation that caused an impingement in his shoulder joint. Says he has had "throbbing pain" at night …— John Lott (@LottOnBaseball) May 25, 2015
Apparently the options were the shot or 'exploratory surgery', I don't think I'd want surgery if I could help it. He says he could bat tonight, but best to wait a day or two. He hopes to play in RF next week when the Jays are in Washington.
|BLUE JAYS||WHITE SOX|
|Jose Reyes, SS||Adam Eaton, CF|
|Josh Donaldson, 3B||Gordon Beckham, 3B|
|Edwin Encarnacion, DH||Melky Cabrera, LF|
|Russell Martin, C||Jose Abreu, 1B|
|Chris Colabello, LF||Adam LaRoche, DH|
|Justin Smoak, 1B||Avisail Garcia, RF|
|Ezequiel Carrera, RF||Alexei Ramirez, SS|
|Kevin Pillar, CF||Beovany Soto, C|
|Ryan Goins. 2B||Emilio Bonifacio, 2B|
|Drew Hutchison, P||Hector Noesi, P|
The title comes from These Things I've Come to Know, a great song off James McMurtry's album Complicated Game.
GO JAYS GO!
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