The Blue Jays have a chance to guarantee a series split with a win today.
The post is up early again in case anyone wants to comment along with the Bisons’ game.
We have a roster move: Thomas Pannone has been optioned down to AAA and Tim Mayza has been recalled for the 7th time this season, tying a franchise record with Ryan Tepera in 2016 and Leonel Campos in 2017.
Here’s John Gibbons on calling up Vlad Jr:
Gibby: I stay out of the Vlad, Jr. discussion. So much goes into those decisions, that I don’t get into that. Now if we were right in the thick of it, it might be a different discussion, but they have to do what’s best for him and what’s best for the club. #Bluejays— Mike Wilner (@Wilnerness590) August 15, 2018
Here are the lineups for today. Danny Jansen and Devon Travis get the day off, and Granderson will DH in place of Morales. Richard Ureña will get a rare start as well.
|Curtis Granderson - DH||Whit Merrifield - DH|
|Randal Grichuk - RF||Alex Gordon - LF|
|Justin Smoak - 1B||Salvador Perez - C|
|Teoscar Hernandez - LF||Lucas Duda - 1B|
|Russell Martin - 3B||Rosell Herrera - 2B|
|Kevin Pillar - CF||Jorge Bonifacio - RF|
|Aledmys Diaz - SS||Brett Phillips - CF|
|Luke Maile - C||Alcides Escobar - 3B|
|Richard Urena - 2B||Adalberto Mondesi - SS|
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