The Angels are in town, and with them come two pretty hyped players (and deservedly so) in Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani. It will be interesting to see how the Jays pitchers decide to pitch them. Godspeed.
Hopefully the day off did everyone some good. It's time to right this ship and get back to our winning ways.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons on the 10 Japanese media members crowded in his office pre game: "How come Kawasaki didn’t have a following like this?"— Rob Longley (@longleysunsport) May 22, 2018
Gibbons says Devon Travis is no longer locked into two games on, one game off like he was to start the season.— Scott Mitchell (@ScottyMitchTSN) May 22, 2018
Gibbons on not having a natural shortstop on the roster: "We’ll run with this, see what happens. That’s all I can tell you."#BlueJays
Here are the lineups for tonight. The Halos have a hitter with a 64 wRC+ batting lead off and another with a 84 wRC+ batting fourth. Devon Travis is back up with the Blue Jays, batting 9th, and Urshela gets the start at shortstop. Solarte gets a rare day off.
|LOS ANGELES ANGELS||TORONTO BLUE JAYS|
|Ian Kinsler - 2B||Curtis Granderson - LF|
|Mike Trout - CF||Josh Donaldson - 3B|
|Justin Upton - LF||Justin Smoak - 1B|
|Albert Pujols - 1B||Teoscar Hernandez - RF|
|Shohei Ohtani - DH||Kevin Pillar - CF|
|Andrelton Simmons - SS||Russell Martin - C|
|Zack Cozart - 3B||Kendrys Morales - DH|
|Martin Maldonado - C||Gio Urshela - SS|
|Chris Young - RF||Devon Travis - 2B|
|Garrett Richards - RHP||J.A. Happ - LHP|
GO JAYS GO!
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