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GameThread Game #80: Jays at Astros

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It's the rubber match today in an afternoon game. There might be some people watching closely to see how Marco Estrada does against the Astros.

We have some good news from the farm:

Couldn't Ryan Borucki have brought Danny Jansen with him?

Here are today's lineups. Randal Grichuk has been moved up to the leadoff spot, and for some reason Morales is at 1st base while the much more capable defender in Pearce is DHing. Luke Maile will catch for Marco Estrada, and Pillar has been bumped down one slot to 6th. Smoak has an off day.

Today's Lineups

Randal Grichuk - RF George Springer - CF
Teoscar Hernandez - LF Alex Bregman - 3B
Yangervis Solarte - 3B Jose Altuve - 2B
Steve Pearce - DH Yulieski Gurriel - 1B
Kendrys Morales - 1B Evan Gattis - DH
Kevin Pillar - CF Josh Reddick - RF
Aledmys Diaz - SS Marwin Gonzalez - SS
Luke Maile - C Max Stassi - C
Devon Travis - 2B Tony Kemp - LF
Marco Estrada - RHP Dallas Keuchel - LHP

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