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GameThread Game #4: Jays at Rangers

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The Jays are in Texas to take on the Rangers in front of an at full capacity, barbecue resembling, brand new stadium. The Rangers will be Odor-less as Rougned Odor didn’t make the team out of Spring Training.

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Alright, let’s play ball!

We have one positive injury update:

Here are today’s lineups. Jonathan Davis gets a start in center, Gurriel gets a day off, and Rowdy will play first base.

Today's Lineups

Marcus Semien - 2B Isiah Kiner-Falefa - SS
Cavan Biggio - 3B David Dahl - LF
Bo Bichette - SS Joey Gallo - RF
Teoscar Hernandez - LF Nick Solak - 2B
Vladimir Guerrero - DH Nate Lowe - 1B
Rowdy Tellez - 1B Jose Trevino - C
Randal Grichuk - RF Brock Holt - DH
Danny Jansen - C Eli White - CF
Jonathan Davis - CF Charlie Culberson - 3B
Steven Matz - LHP Mike Foltynewicz - RHP


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