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GameThread Game #31: Blue Jays at Astros

Oakland Athletics v. Houston Astros Photo by Michael Starghill/MLB Photos via Getty Images

Tonight, the Blue Jays will be in Houston, giving George Springer (who is still traveling with the team) a homecoming celebration of his own.

Rowdy Tellez is back with the team as Joe Panik has been placed on the IL. This brings the total number of players the Jays have had on the IL to 20. TWENTY.

Here are tonight’s lineups. Rowdy bats 5th, Biggio gets a start at 3rd, and Jansen will catch for Ross Stripling.

Today's Lineups

Marcus Semien - 2B Jose Altuve - 2B
Bo Bichette - SS Michael Brantley - LF
Vladimir Guerrero - 1B Alex Bregman - 3B
Teoscar Hernandez - RF Yordan Alvarez - DH
Rowdy Tellez - DH Yuli Gurriel - 1B
Randal Grichuk - CF Carlos Correa - SS
Lourdes Gurriel - LF Kyle Tucker - RF
Cavan Biggio - 3B Myles Straw - CF
Danny Jansen - C Martin Maldonado - C
Ross Stripling - RHP Jose Urquidy - RHP


How many games will the Jays win in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 9%
    (10 votes)
  • 28%
    (30 votes)
  • 44%
    (47 votes)
  • 17%
    All 3!
    (19 votes)
106 votes total Vote Now


Will the Blue Jays make it through the weekend without putting anyone else on the injured list?

This poll is closed

  • 34%
    Thankfully yes
    (36 votes)
  • 65%
    Sadly no
    (68 votes)
104 votes total Vote Now


Will Ross Stripling intentionally hit an Astro batter with a pitch tonight?

This poll is closed

  • 74%
    (74 votes)
  • 26%
    Seems likely
    (26 votes)
100 votes total Vote Now

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