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GameThread Game #8: Blue Jays at Rangers

The Jays have won 14 of their last 20 against the Rangers

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

We are in a rain delay.

The Blue Jays are in Texas for the first out of the six total games they will play against the Rangers this month. While a small amount of the anticipation for this series has fizzled out now that Jose Bautista is no longer a part of the team, it's important to remember that Rougned Odor had a 61 wRC+ and was worth -1.0 fWAR last year, and the Toronto Blue Jays have beat the Texas Rangers in six straight post season games.

In other news, the Buffalo Bisons season opener has been postponed, as Frontier Field in Rochester is presently a Winter Wonderland:

On the line-up:

Hopefully Travis, Grichuk and Kendrys Morales can get something going this weekend.

Today's Lineups

Steve Pearce - LF Shin-Soo Choo - DH
Josh Donaldson - 3B Joey Gallo - 1B
Justin Smoak - 1B Elvis Andrus - SS
Yangervis Solarte - SS Adrian Beltre - 3B
Russell Martin - C Nomar Mazara - RF
Kendrys Morales - DH Robinson Chirinos - C
Kevin Pillar - CF Rougned Odor - 2B
Randal Grichuk - RF Ryan Rua - LF
Devon Travis - 2B Drew Robinson - CF
Marco Estrada - RHP Matt Moore - LHP


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