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GameThread Game #94: Blue Jays at Red Sox

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Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

The Jays will try to guarantee a split today, which against this team, would be pretty darn good. Sammy G will start on short rest since he only threw a couple innings last time. Chris Rowley has been called up from AAA to provide some enforcement for a very overworked bullpen. Ryan Borucki has been optioned back down, and Rhiner Cruz has been moved to the 60 day DL. Enjoy the big league pay, Rhiner.

The rotation has been set following the all star break:
Gaviglio
Stroman
Happ
Estrada
Borucki

Jaime Garcia is being shifted to the bullpen.

Here are the lineups for today. Gurriel bats lead off and plays 2nd, and Teoscar returns to the lineup. Grichuk drops down to 7th, and Maile catches a day game after a night game.

Today's Lineups

TORONTO BLUE JAYS BOSTON RED SOX
Lourdes Gurriel - 2B Mookie Betts - RF
Yangervis Solarte - 3B Brock Holt - 2B
Teoscar Hernandez - LF J.D. Martinez - LF
Justin Smoak - 1B Xander Bogaerts - SS
Kendrys Morales - DH Jackie Bradley - CF
Kevin Pillar - CF Eduardo Nunez - DH
Randal Grichuk - RF Blake Swihart - 1B
Aledmys Diaz - SS Sandy Leon - C
Luke Maile - C Tzu-Wei Lin - 3B
Sam Gaviglio - RHP Eduardo Rodriguez - LHP

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