Tonight the Jays will get a chance to take another series, and start May off with a win.
If I had a wish list for tonight, a good start from Marco Estrada would top it. Solid defense from Teoscar Hernandez with a fly ball pitcher on the mound would be a close second.
Some news from the farm:
-Richard Ureña has been promoted to AAA following Danny Espinosa's release. Will be nice to have a bit more middle infield depth there.
-Over in Lansing, a Lugnut has been named the midwest player of the week:
Midwest League Player of the Week, Lansing's Kevin Smith - .433/.471/.933, 8 G, 13-for-30, 7-2B, 1-3B, 2-HR, 13RBI, 4R, 3BB, 2K, 1SB)— Blue Jays PR (@BlueJaysPR) May 1, 2018
-Not in our system, but Canadian Mike Soroka will be making his major league debut tonight for the Braves, taking on the Mets.
Here's the lineups for tonight. Morales and Martin sit. It's also Marcus Stroman's birthday, so Happy Birthday Marcus!
|TORONTO BLUE JAYS||MINNESOTA TWINS|
|Curtis Granderson - LF||Robbie Grossman - RF|
|Teoscar Hernandez - RF||Joe Mauer - 1B|
|Justin Smoak - 1B||Max Kepler - CF|
|Yangervis Solarte - 3B||Eduardo Escobar - 3B|
|Steve Pearce - DH||Eddie Rosario - LF|
|Kevin Pillar - CF||Mitch Garver - C|
|Lourdes Gurriel - 2B||Logan Morrison - DH|
|Luke Maile - C||Ehire Adrianza - SS|
|Aledmys Diaz - SS||Gregorio Petit - 2B|
|Marco Estrada - RHP||Kyle Gibson - RHP|
GO JAYS GO!
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