First and foremost, today is erik.t's birthday today. Happy Birthday, Erik! We are so glad you are party of this community and we are thankful for your daily contributions and game preview posts. Hope it's a great one!
Another trip to the House of Horrors. Hooray.
The Jays will be seeing a slightly different Rays team since their last visit to the Trop. Both Denard Span and closer Alex Colome were traded to the Mariners, and Chris Archer is on the DL. The Rays only have three starters at the moment, and today is the only game of this series there is an actual starter scheduled to start for the Rays.
There's a special guest in attendance tonight:
Here are the lineups for today. Devon Travis is back in the lineup, and Granderson sits versus a lefty.
|TORONTO BLUE JAYS||TAMPA BAY RAYS|
|Teoscar Hernandez - LF||Matt Duffy - 3B|
|Yangervis Solarte - 3B||Jake Bauers - 1B|
|Justin Smoak - 1B||Wilson Ramos - C|
|Kendrys Morales - DH||C.J. Cron - DH|
|Kevin Pillar - CF||Joey Wendle - 2B|
|Russell Martin - C||Willy Adames - SS|
|Randal Grichuk - RF||Mallex Smith - CF|
|Aledmys Diaz - SS||Carlos Gomez - RF|
|Devon Travis - 2B||Rob Refsnyder - LF|
|Sam Gaviglio - RHP||Ryan Yarbrough - LHP|
GO JAYS GO!
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