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GameThread Game #86: Bautista's Return Day 2

Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

Happy 4th of July to everyone celebrating today. The Buffalo Bisons put on a wonderful Independence Eve show after the game last night. The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra played, and there were many, many fireworks.

Tonight is the second and final game of Jose Bautista's return to Toronto, and the Jays are going for the sweep. The video tribute last night (and his standing ovation) was pretty touching. I'll be there tonight, so a win would be greatly appreciated.

Here are tonight's lineups. Kevin Pillar gets a day off so Grichuk will play center. Gurriel gets the start at 2nd, and Martin will catch for Marcus Stroman.
On the Mets side, Jose bats 2nd.

Today's Lineups

Brandon Nimmo - CF Curtis Granderson - RF
Jose Bautista - RF Teoscar Hernandez - LF
Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B Yangervis Solarte - 3B
Michael Conforto - LF Justin Smoak - 1B
Wilmer Flores - DH Kendrys Morales - DH
Todd Frazier - 3B Russell Martin - C
Dominic Smith - 1B Randal Grichuk - CF
Kevin Plawecki - C Lourdes Gurriel - 2B
Jose Reyes - SS Aledmys Diaz - SS
Corey Oswalt - RHP Marcus Stroman - RHP

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