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GameThread Game #108: Blue Jays at Mariners


Toronto Blue Jays v Seattle Mariners Photo by Lindsey Wasson/Getty Images

The Blue Jays have rolled into Seattle to play at the Rogers Center West.

Let’s start with some good news:

Congratulations, Lourdes! Nice to have something good pop up in the back half of this lost season. It is incredibly unfortunate that said good thing is now on the DL.

The Blue Jays are having another bullpen game today, because the last two have worked out so well. Let’s all extend our thoughts and well wishes to everyone who has travelled to Seattle today, and will witness this first hand.

Is it a good thing if the Cespedes Family BBQ account talks about your team? In this case, I’m assuming not.

Here are today’s lineups. Dwight Smith Jr has been optioned and Darnell Sweeney has been DFA’d to make room for new closer Ken Giles and new pitcher Mike Hauschild(?). The Jays will carry nine relievers and have a two man bench. Grichuk bats 2nd, Solarte 5th and Teoscar stays down at 6th. Brandon Drury gets the start at shortstop (!) and Luke Maile will catch this bullpen day.

Today's Lineups

Curtis Granderson - RF Dee Gordon - 2B
Randal Grichuk - CF Jean Segura - SS
Justin Smoak - 1B Denard Span - LF
Kendrys Morales - DH Nelson Cruz - DH
Yangervis Solarte - 3B Mitch Haniger - RF
Teoscar Hernandez - LF Kyle Seager - 3B
Brandon Drury - SS Ryon Healy - 1B
Luke Maile - C Mike Zunino - C
Devon Travis - 2B Cameron Maybin - CF

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