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GameThread Game #28: Athletics at Blue Jays

Going for the season series sweep

Oakland Athletics v Toronto Blue Jays Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images

The Jays are going for the season series sweep, which is quite a turn of events from last year when the Athletics swept the season series. The Blue Jays also swept the Athletics in a four game series at home in 2017. They will also have their first chance at a .500 record since they were 1-1 after the second game of the season.

Here are today’s lineups. Vladito has been bumped down to 5th, Galvis is still out, and Socrates Brito gets the start in right field.

Today's Lineups

Marcus Semien - SS Eric Sogard - SS
Robbie Grossman - LF Justin Smoak - DH
Matt Chapman - 3B Randal Grichuk - CF
Khris Davis - DH Rowdy Tellez - 1B
Stephen Piscotty - RF Vladimir Guerrero Jr. - 3B
Chad Pinder - 2B Billy McKinney - LF
Mark Canha - 1B Brandon Drury - 2B
Ramon Laureano - CF Socrates Brito - RF
Josh Phegley - C Luke Maile - C


Will the Blue Jays sweep the season series against the Athletics today?

This poll is closed

  • 76%
    Get out the brooms!
    (26 votes)
  • 23%
    No, but five wins is pretty darn good
    (8 votes)
34 votes total Vote Now


Will Vlad Jr hit his first MLB home run today?

This poll is closed

  • 50%
    Yes he sure will!
    (19 votes)
  • 50%
    Gotta save something for the first road trip
    (19 votes)
38 votes total Vote Now


How many times will A’s killer Brandon Drury reach first base safely today?

This poll is closed

  • 20%
    (8 votes)
  • 27%
    (11 votes)
  • 50%
    (20 votes)
  • 2%
    (1 vote)
40 votes total Vote Now


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