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GameThread Game #107: Blue Jays at Athletics

MLB: Houston Astros at Oakland Athletics Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

The Blue Jays will have one final attempt today to win a game against the Athletics this season. Hopefully Marcus Stroman has a strong outing. I’d like to see the team start August off on the right foot and head to Seattle coming off a win.

It’s also Aledmys Diaz’s birthday. Feliz Cumpleaños, Aledmys!

Here are our lineups for this afternoon.

Teoscar is back in and batting second. Grichuk will lead off and Brandon Drury will play third. Darnell Sweeney gets his first major league start this year in left field. Danny Barnes and Lourdes Gurriel swapped places on the DL.

Today's Lineups

Randal Grichuk - CF Nick Martini - LF
Teoscar Hernandez - RF Matt Chapman - 3B
Justin Smoak - 1B Stephen Piscotty - RF
Kendrys Morales - DH Khris Davis - DH
Yangervis Solarte - 2B Matt Olson - 1B
Russell Martin - C Mark Canha - CF
Aledmys Diaz - SS Marcus Semien - SS
Brandon Drury - 3B Jonathan Lucroy - C
Darnell Sweeney - LF Franklin Barreto - 2B


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