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GameThread Game #103: Cleveland at Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays v Detroit Tigers Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images

The Blue Jays will look to even the series against our 2016 ALCS arc-nemesis. The Jays will be up against drone boy “Tyler” Bauer and there’s nothing I’d love more than to see our dear friend get lit up. Get em, Jays.

We have some injury updates:

Dalton Pompey was also DFA’d today.

Here are today’s lineups for today’s YouTube only game. Gurriel gets the day off, Smoak moves up to 3rd, and Maile will catch for Aaron Sanchez.

Today's Lineups

Francisco Lindor - SS Eric Sogard - DH
Oscar Mercado - CF Freddy Galvis - SS
Carlos Santana - 1B Justin Smoak - 1B
Jason Kipnis - DH Cavan Biggio - 2B
Jose Ramirez - 3B Vladimir Guerrero Jr. - 3B
Jake Bauers - LF Randal Grichuk - RF
Roberto Perez - C Teoscar Hernandez - CF
Mike Freeman - 2B Billy McKinney - LF
Greg Allen - RF Luke Maile - C


At the end of this game, Aaron Sanchez will have:

This poll is closed

  • 59%
    His straight 11th loss
    (39 votes)
  • 22%
    His first win since April
    (15 votes)
  • 18%
    Another no decision
    (12 votes)
66 votes total Vote Now


Will the broadcasters refer back to Game 6 of the 2015 ALCS today when discussing Pompey’s DFA?

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  • 68%
    Predictably so
    (44 votes)
  • 31%
    Nah, not today
    (20 votes)
64 votes total Vote Now


How many runs will the Jays score off Tyler Bauer?

This poll is closed

  • 19%
    (13 votes)
  • 44%
    (30 votes)
  • 22%
    (15 votes)
  • 13%
    (9 votes)
67 votes total Vote Now

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