clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

GameThread Game #83: Canada Day GameThread

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images

HAPPy Canada Day, everybody!

The Jays are going for the series win on this incredibly hot and humid day.

Last year's Canada Day matchup featured Chris Sale vs. Francisco Liriano, so this year should be an improvement (in theory).

Here are the lineups for today. Granderson leads off as the DH, and Martin catches on Canada Day. Grichuk is back to hitting below Martin and Pillar for some reason.

Today's Lineups

Leonys Martin - CF Curtis Granderson - DH
Nick Castellanos - RF Teoscar Hernandez - LF
Jeimer Candelario - 3B Yangervis Solarte - 3B
John Hicks - 1B Justin Smoak - 1B
Victor Martinez - DH Kevin Pillar - CF
James McCann - C Russell Martin - C
Niko Goodrum - 2B Randal Grichuk - RF
Jose Iglesias - SS Aledmys Diaz - SS
JaCoby Jones - LF Devon Travis - 2B
Jordan Zimmermann - RHP J.A. Happ - LHP

We are glad you are here, and hope you feel welcome. As a reminder, we have rules. Mostly it's "don't be terrible." If a moderator asks you to stop doing something, please stop. If you want to discuss the rules, don't do it in the thread. Email Tom instead. We also have a BBB Glossary full of GameThread lingo you can find here.

This GameThread is brought to you by the Write-In Luke Maile campaign, and the Blue Jays Nation—Bluebird Banter Bipartisan Committee for Better Back Catchers (BJNBBBBCBBC).