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GameThread Game #7: Home Opener

Atlanta Braves v Toronto Blue Jays Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

It’s the Jays Home Opener, and while they are still Springer-less, Teoscar Hernandez will be given his Silver Slugger award from last year in a ceremony today.

If you haven’t had a chance yet, yyzcalifornia and Minor Leaguer made a Google Form for our annual over/under prediction game, so please give us your best guesses!

We have some injury updates. Sadly, we won’t be seeing Springer this homestand:

We also have some probable rotation slots sorted out:

Here is also a little peak at the new lighting installed at TD Ballpark:

Here are today’s lineups. Semien gets a DH day, Panik gets a start at 2nd and Jansen will catch for Ross Stripling.

Today's Lineups

David Fletcher - 2B Marcus Semien - DH
Shohei Ohtani - DH Cavan Biggio - 3B
Mike Trout - CF Bo Bichette - SS
Anthony Rendon - 3B Teoscar Hernandez - RF
Jared Walsh - 1B Vladimir Guerrero - 1B
Justin Upton - LF Lourdes Gurriel - LF
Jose Iglesias - SS Randal Grichuk - CF
Kurt Suzuki - C Joe Panik - 2B
Dexter Fowler - RF Danny Jansen - C
Griffin Canning - RHP Ross Stripling - RHP


How many games will the Jays win in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 1%
    (1 vote)
  • 4%
    (3 votes)
  • 46%
    (29 votes)
  • 24%
    (15 votes)
  • 22%
    All 4!
    (14 votes)
62 votes total Vote Now


How much will Mike Trout torch the Jays pitchers this series?

This poll is closed

  • 9%
    A dim light
    (6 votes)
  • 40%
    A medium amount of light
    (26 votes)
  • 41%
    Full on torching
    (27 votes)
  • 9%
    No flame will be lit!
    (6 votes)
65 votes total Vote Now


Will a Blue Jay hit a homer in their home opener?

This poll is closed

  • 94%
    Heck yes
    (36 votes)
  • 5%
    Sadly no
    (2 votes)
38 votes total Vote Now

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