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GameThread Game #36: Blue Jays at Braves

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Going for the sweeeeep

Toronto Blue Jays v Atlanta Braves Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images

The Jays are going not only for the series sweep, but the season series sweep. Atlanta fans will be happy to see the Jays bid adieu and head home.

9:20am feels too early for baseball for me, but here we are.

Here are today’s lineups. Grichuk gets an off day, Davis will be starting in center and McGuire is catching.

Today's Lineups

BLUE JAYS BRAVES
Marcus Semien - 2B Ronald Acuna - RF
Bo Bichette - SS Freddie Freeman - 1B
Vladimir Guerrero - 1B Marcell Ozuna - LF
Teoscar Hernandez - RF Ozzie Albies - 2B
Cavan Biggio - 3B Ehire Adrianza - 3B
Lourdes Gurriel - LF Dansby Swanson - SS
Jonathan Davis - CF Jeff Mathis - C
Reese McGuire - C Cristian Pache - CF
Ross Stripling - RHP Charlie Morton - RHP
Ross Stripling - RHP Charlie Morton - RHP

Poll

Will the Jays get the series sweeeep today?

This poll is closed

  • 72%
    Absolutely
    (49 votes)
  • 27%
    Nah, but 5/6 ain’t bad
    (19 votes)
68 votes total Vote Now

Poll

How many innings will Ross Stripling pitch today?

This poll is closed

  • 6%
    1-2
    (5 votes)
  • 20%
    3
    (16 votes)
  • 35%
    4
    (28 votes)
  • 34%
    5
    (27 votes)
  • 2%
    6+
    (2 votes)
78 votes total Vote Now

Poll

At the start of the game today, I am:

This poll is closed

  • 58%
    Here and ready to watch!
    (29 votes)
  • 22%
    Totally forgot and arrived late!
    (11 votes)
  • 20%
    Would never have known it was a day game had I not checked BBB
    (10 votes)
50 votes total Vote Now

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