Here’s something fun to watch out for tonight:
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. needs one more multi-hit game to tie the longest streak in #BlueJays history, and tie the longest streak by any rookie since 1913.— Sportsnet Stats (@SNstats) July 27, 2018
We have some injury updates:
#Bluejays injury updates:— Mike Wilner (@Wilnerness590) July 27, 2018
Sanchez - throws a side tomorrow
Estrada - Continue treatment on blister, throw a side today in preparation for Monday start
Barnes -pitch in Buffalo today
Pillar - throwing and running no issue, begin hitting progression today
No update on JD/Tulo
Apparently we will get another bullpen day tomorrow, because the first one worked so well:
Tomorrow likely to be another bullpen day for Blue Jays. Candidates to start are Santos and Axford -- depends what happens in Friday's game. Borucki starts Sunday, then Estrada and Gaviglio for first two games of Oakland series.— Arden Zwelling (@ArdenZwelling) July 27, 2018
Or are we?
Murphy Smith, who was scheduled to start G2 of the doubleheader, is on the mound for the Bisons. No word from the team yet on why, etc etc. #BlueJays— Keegan Matheson (@KeeganMatheson) July 27, 2018
Lastly, here’s a sweet sentiment from Drury:
Drury on a season that had been a frustrating one with the #Yankees so far: "It's been a really, really frustrating season and it hasn't been easy for me, so to come over here to Toronto, I feel like it's a fresh new start and I feel like that's something I needed."— Kaitlyn McGrath (@kaitlyncmcgrath) July 27, 2018
Here are the lineups for today. Gurriel plays shortstop and bats second, and new Blue Jay Brandon Drury is sitting this one out. Teoscar Hernandez has been bumped down to 6th, the lowest we’ve seen in a while.
|BLUE JAYS||WHITE SOX|
|Curtis Granderson - RF||Yoan Moncada - 2B|
|Lourdes Gurriel - SS||Yolmer Sanchez - 3B|
|Justin Smoak - 1B||Jose Abreu - 1B|
|Kendrys Morales - DH||Avisail Garcia - RF|
|Yangervis Solarte - 3B||Daniel Palka - DH|
|Teoscar Hernandez - LF||Tim Anderson - SS|
|Russell Martin - C||Omar Narvaez - C|
|Randal Grichuk - CF||Nicky Delmonico - LF|
|Devon Travis - 2B||Adam Engel - CF|
GO JAYS GO!
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