The Jays are in St Petersburg for the first time this year at one of two parks named after a brand of orange juice. It's time to see if the they can finally beat the Rays now that their notorious Jay killers are gone.
Here's a couple John Gibbons tidbits from this afternoon:
Gibby: Good chance for Pompey, we’ll see what kind of opportunities he gets. With Pearce going down, we’ll need that right-hander for Granderson. He’s earned it. Been a long, frustrating road for him. #Bluejays— Mike Wilner (@Wilnerness590) May 4, 2018
Gibby: Smoak will be back to play Sunday’s game. Normally, Solarte would be the back-up at first, but he’s DHing tonight so it might be Maile. #Bluejays— Mike Wilner (@Wilnerness590) May 4, 2018
Here's tonight's lineup. Maile gets the start at catcher and Solarte will DH. Teoscar has been bumped down to 4th.
|TORONTO BLUE JAYS||TAMPA BAY RAYS|
|Curtis Granderson - LF||Adeiny Hechavarria - SS|
|Josh Donaldson - 3B||C.J. Cron - 1B|
|Yangervis Solarte - DH||Matt Duffy - 3B|
|Teoscar Hernandez - RF||Wilson Ramos - C|
|Kevin Pillar - CF||Daniel Robertson - 2B|
|Kendrys Morales - 1B||Denard Span - LF|
|Lourdes Gurriel - 2B||Carlos Gomez - RF|
|Luke Maile - C||Rob Refsnyder - DH|
|Aledmys Diaz - SS||Johnny Field - CF|
|J.A. Happ - LHP||Andrew Kittredge - RHP|
GO JAYS GO!
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