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GameThread Game #69: Blue Jays at Astros

MLB: ALDS-Cleveland Indians at Houston Astros Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

It’s a battle between brothers as Lourdes Gurriel Jr and the Blue Jays take on Yuli Gurriel and the Astros (well, the Astros who aren’t hurt anyway).

Cavan Biggio will also be making his debut in the ballpark his father spent most of his major league baseball career.

A couple of pitching updates:

Hey, look who came to the Jays game in Texas:

Also, Joey the best:

And some news from the farm:

Here are today’s lineups. Teoscar Hernandez won’t be able to hit a revenge homer against the team that traded him today as he has the day off. Biggio will lead off and play 2nd, and Grichuk will play center.

Today's Lineups

Cavan Biggio - 2B Alex Bregman - SS
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. - 3B Michael Brantley - LF
Lourdes Gurriel - LF Yuli Gurriel - 3B
Rowdy Tellez - DH Yordan Alvarez - DH
Justin Smoak - 1B Robinson Chirinos - C
Randal Grichuk - CF Josh Reddick - RF
Freddy Galvis - SS Tyler White - 1B
Brandon Drury - RF Tony Kemp - 2B
Luke Maile - C Jake Marisnick - CF


How many games will the Jays win in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 56%
    (42 votes)
  • 37%
    (28 votes)
  • 2%
    (2 votes)
  • 4%
    All 3!
    (3 votes)
75 votes total Vote Now


Will Teoscar Hernandez hit a revenge homer in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 34%
    Yes, and it’ll be great
    (24 votes)
  • 65%
    Sadly no
    (45 votes)
69 votes total Vote Now


How many innings will Aaron Sanchez pitch tonight?

This poll is closed

  • 12%
    (8 votes)
  • 60%
    (40 votes)
  • 19%
    (13 votes)
  • 7%
    (5 votes)
66 votes total Vote Now

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