One more game and then we can blow this popsicle stand. I'm sure the team will really appreciate the day off on Monday. Hopefully they can arrive back home having avoided a sweep.
An update on the Grandy man:
Curtis Granderson ran some sprints in the outfield, a sign of progress as he recovers from hamstring tightness. Available if needed today. Tuesday return seems doable #BlueJays— Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) May 6, 2018
Justin Smoak returns today. I don't know that I've ever appreciated his defense as much as I have over these past 4 games. Oy.
Richard Ureña was sent back down having never gotten a chance to play. I'm sure we will see him again.
Here are the lineups for this afternoon. Alford gets the start in left field, Hernandez remains in the lead off spot, and Solarte hits between Donaldson and Smoak.
|TORONTO BLUE JAYS||TAMPA BAY RAYS|
|Teoscar Hernandez - RF||Denard Span - LF|
|Josh Donaldson - 3B||C.J. Cron - DH|
|Yangervis Solarte - 2B||Matt Duffy - 3B|
|Justin Smoak - 1B||Brad Miller - 1B|
|Kevin Pillar - CF||Wilson Ramos - C|
|Kendrys Morales - DH||Joey Wendle - 2B|
|Anthony Alford - LF||Daniel Robertson - SS|
|Luke Maile - C||Mallex Smith - CF|
|Aledmys Diaz - SS||Carlos Gomez - RF|
|Marco Estrada - RHP||Chris Archer - RHP|
GO JAYS GO!
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