The Blue Jays are going for the sweep against the Orioles yet again, this time behind Thomas Pannone who will be making his first major league start.
The cause of Aaron Sanchez’s finger contusion has been revealed, and surely this can’t be real:
Aaron Sanchez injured his finger when it got stuck on the handle of a suitcase. He tried to pitch through it in front of friends and family in Anaheim but realized it wasn't responding. At times wondered if his season might end as a result. Says he'll be ready to pitch Sat— Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) August 22, 2018
Here are the lineups for today. McKinney leads off, Jansen catches and Grichuk plays center.
|Cedric Mullins - CF||Billy McKinney - RF|
|Jonathan Villar - 2B||Devon Travis - 2B|
|Trey Mancini - 1B||Justin Smoak - 1B|
|Adam Jones - RF||Kendrys Morales - DH|
|Tim Beckham - SS||Randal Grichuk - CF|
|Craig Gentry - LF||Russell Martin - 3B|
|Renato Nunez - 3B||Teoscar Hernandez - LF|
|John Andreoli - DH||Danny Jansen - C|
|Austin Wynns - C||Richard Urena - SS|
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