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GameThread Game #82: Royals at Blue Jays

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The Blue Jays will kick off the second half of the season playing one of three teams with a worse record than they have. Hopefully we can start of Canada Day weekend with a win.

There’s also this:

And some more news from the farm:

Here are today’s lineups: Justin Smoak is back and playing 1st and batting the lowest he has in over two years, Sogard will DH again and Biggio bats clean up.

Today's Lineups

ROYALS BLUE JAYS
Whit Merrifield - RF Eric Sogard - DH
Nicky Lopez - 2B Vladimir Guerrero Jr. - 3B
Alex Gordon - LF Lourdes Gurriel - LF
Hunter Dozier - 3B Cavan Biggio - 2B
Jorge Soler - DH Teoscar Hernandez - CF
Cheslor Cuthbert - 1B Justin Smoak - 1B
Humberto Arteaga - SS Randal Grichuk - RF
Martin Maldonado - C Freddy Galvis - SS
Billy Hamilton - CF Danny Jansen - C

Poll

How many games will the Jays win in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 0%
    0
    (0 votes)
  • 6%
    1
    (3 votes)
  • 47%
    2
    (23 votes)
  • 31%
    3
    (15 votes)
  • 14%
    All 4!
    (7 votes)
48 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Will Buck mention Salvador Perez at least two times on today’s broadcast even though he hasn’t played a game yet this season?

This poll is closed

  • 100%
    Seems inevitable
    (39 votes)
  • 0%
    Nah
    (0 votes)
39 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Will the Jays score 3 or more runs today?

This poll is closed

  • 88%
    Heck yes
    (40 votes)
  • 11%
    Sadly no
    (5 votes)
45 votes total Vote Now

GO JAYS GO

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