Tonight’s game is the last one John Gibbons will officially manage, as Russell Martin has been assigned the task for tomorrow’s game.
Russell Martin will make out the lineup, handle all in-game moves and media duties. #BlueJays— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) September 29, 2018
We can’t say we haven’t been entertained this year.
If you are #teamtank, the Jays are tied with the Giants and could use a loss today. A win would support my new theory that the Baby Jays are exempt from the curse of the Trop.
And then there’s this:
Marco Estrada said he'd love to come back to the #BlueJays but hasn't heard from them. Said would embrace even more of a mentor role to the young pitching staff— steve buffery (@Beezersun) September 29, 2018
Here’s today’s lineup. Looks like the youngest we’ve had all season. Anthony Alford finally gets a start, Jon Berti will lead off (as he did in the Eastern League championship games), and we will get our usual #JanBo battery.
|Jon Berti - 2B||Mallex Smith - CF|
|Jonathan Davis - CF||Tommy Pham - LF|
|Aledmys Diaz - 3B||Willy Adames - SS|
|Randal Grichuk - DH||C.J. Cron - 1B|
|Rowdy Tellez - 1B||Brandon Lowe - 2B|
|Teoscar Hernandez - LF||Carlos Gomez - RF|
|Danny Jansen - C||Austin Meadows - DH|
|Richard Urena - SS||Jesus Sucre - C|
|Anthony Alford - RF||Andrew Velazquez - 3B|
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