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GameThread Game #13: Blue Jays at Royals

and it’s Jackie Robinson Day!

Texas Rangers v. Kansas City Royals Photo by Kyle Rivas/MLB Photos via Getty Images

It’s Jackie Robinson day, which means all the players will be wearing the number 42.

The Jays have published this video in honor of today:

We are only a couple weeks into the season, and already the Jays rotation is relying upon it’s depth as Ross Stripling has now hit the IL as well:

If you have Twitch, and want to hang out with Anthony Kay’s brother while he makes his start, you can! (Thanks for sharing, April!)

In former Blue Jay news:

Here are today’s lineups. It looks like the Jays are just rolling with their new configuration from this past week.

Today's Lineups

Marcus Semien - 2B Whit Merrifield - 2B
Bo Bichette - SS Andrew Benintendi - LF
Vladimir Guerrero - 1B Salvador Perez - C
Randal Grichuk - CF Carlos Santana - 1B
Cavan Biggio - 3B Jorge Soler - DH
Lourdes Gurriel - LF Michael Taylor - CF
Rowdy Tellez - DH Hunter Dozier - 3B
Josh Palacios - RF Kyle Isbel - RF
Danny Jansen - C Nicky Lopez - SS
Anthony Kay - LHP Jakob Junis - RHP


How many games will the Jays win in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 2%
    (2 votes)
  • 13%
    (10 votes)
  • 30%
    (22 votes)
  • 31%
    (23 votes)
  • 21%
    All 4!
    (16 votes)
73 votes total Vote Now


Will Anthony Kay have a quality start tonight?

This poll is closed

  • 47%
    Yes, he will rise to the occasion
    (37 votes)
  • 52%
    Sadly no
    (41 votes)
78 votes total Vote Now


How many home runs will Tanner Roark surrender tonight?

This poll is closed

  • 14%
    Just one
    (11 votes)
  • 20%
    A couple
    (15 votes)
  • 24%
    Thankfully, none (Kauffman is huge)
    (18 votes)
  • 41%
    Thankfully, none (he won’t pitch)
    (31 votes)
75 votes total Vote Now

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