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GameThread Game #91: Blue Jays at Braves

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Going for the (mini) sweep.

When the Jays played the Phillies, they knocked them out of first place. I suppose it's only fair that we do the same to the Braves.

The Blue Jays are 9-4 against the NL East, and they have yet to play the Marlins. Can we be in the NL East?

For something a little fun, check out the Twitter page for the Braves' organist. He has tweeted all the songs he will play for everyone in the Jays lineup tonight. Every song has a link to the person he chose it for. For example, Luke Maile will get the Star Wars Theme and Teoscar Hernandez will get "I Love Trash".

Speaking of which, here's tonight's lineup. Grichuk gets another start in center (more of this, please), Gurriel will play 2nd and Luke Maile will catch for Sammy G.

Today's Lineups

TORONTO BLUE JAYS ATLANTA BRAVES
Curtis Granderson - RF Ender Inciarte - CF
Yangervis Solarte - 3B Ozzie Albies - 2B
Justin Smoak - 1B Freddie Freeman - 1B
Teoscar Hernandez - LF Nick Markakis - RF
Randal Grichuk - CF Tyler Flowers - C
Lourdes Gurriel - 2B Johan Camargo - 3B
Aledmys Diaz - SS Ronald Acuna - LF
Luke Maile - C Dansby Swanson - SS
Sam Gaviglio - RHP Mike Foltynewicz - RHP

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