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GameThread Game #8: Blue Jays at Braves

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MLB: Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

After four *long* days without Blue Jays baseball, our team finally gets to play again.

We have some roster size news:

And then there’s this:

We also have an injury update:

It feels like the Jays have an overabundance of starters this year, one year after Edwin Jackson was starting because they “had no one else”.

Here are today’s lineups. Teoscar moves up (as he should, to give him the maximum amount of opportunities for tehomers), Anthony Alford gets a start (!), and Grichuk is back in center.

Today's Lineups

BLUE JAYS BRAVES
Bo Bichette - SS Ronald Acuna - RF
Cavan Biggio - 2B Dansby Swanson - SS
Teoscar Hernandez - RF Freddie Freeman - 1B
Lourdes Gurriel - DH Marcell Ozuna - LF
Vladimir Guerrero - 1B Matt Adams - DH
Randal Grichuk - CF Austin Riley - 3B
Danny Jansen - C Ozzie Albies - 2B
Brandon Drury - 3B Tyler Flowers - C
Anthony Alford - LF Ender Inciarte - CF
Matt Shoemaker - RHP Max Fried - LHP

Poll

How many games will the Jays win in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 17%
    0
    (12 votes)
  • 31%
    1
    (22 votes)
  • 33%
    2
    (23 votes)
  • 17%
    All 3!
    (12 votes)
69 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Will Grichuk have an extra base hit in his return?

This poll is closed

  • 33%
    Heck yes
    (20 votes)
  • 23%
    Heck yes, and it’ll be a dinger
    (14 votes)
  • 43%
    Sadly no
    (26 votes)
60 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who will have the best start in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 17%
    Shoemaker
    (12 votes)
  • 23%
    Ryu
    (16 votes)
  • 58%
    Pearson
    (40 votes)
68 votes total Vote Now
GO JAYS GO

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