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Gamethread Game #103: Blue Jays at White Sox

Cleveland Indians v Chicago White Sox

The Blue Jays are going for the series win. John Axford is going to start for the first time ever in his major league career. He seems to be pretty excited about it:

I’m happy John Axford will be starting this game over Luis Santos. I’m not against bullpen games. I’m just against starting our worst relievers in bullpen games.

JA Happ has a message for all of us:

I’m not crying. You’re crying.

On to the lineups tonight. Brandon Drury makes his first start as a Blue Jay playing third, and Gurriel will aim to break the franchise record for the most multi-hit games in a row. Solarte will play second base while Travis and Diaz sit.

Today's Lineups

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 - 2B Nicky Delmonico - LF
Teoscar Hernandez - LF Matt Davidson - DH
Russell Martin - C Kevan Smith - C
Randal Grichuk - CF Leury Garcia - CF
Brandon Drury - 3B Tim Anderson - SS


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