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GameThread Game #66: Yankees at Blue Jays

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MLB: Miami Marlins at Toronto Blue Jays Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Thank you, Tom and everyone else for the very kind birthday wishes.

It felt amazing yet weird and overwhelming to be at a baseball game again, especially with over 52,000 (mostly maskless) people in attendance. The weather was perfect, and it was a great game that the Dodgers ultimately won...tied 3-3 until Mookie Betts hit a go ahead homer in the late innings (much prefer cheering for him as a Dodger than against him as a member of the Red Sox). Despite the 2 12 wait to get into the park my friends who didn’t come 2 hours early experienced, it was great to find normal and a sign that it’s not far away for everyone who is still under restrictions.

We have some news (sorry to Tom that it is combined in this post)

  • Charlie Montoyo announced today that TJ Zeuch will start tomorrow’s game against the Yankees.
  • George Springer felt great after his 5 outings in Buffalo last night, and will DH in tonight’s game.
  • Patrick Murphy has been reinstated from the IL
  • Travis Bergen has been reinstated from the IL and optioned down to AAA
  • Carl Edwards is on the injured list with an oblique strain

Here are tonight’s lineups. Gurriel will DH and Panik bats fifth.

Today's Lineups

YANKEES BLUE JAYS
DJ LeMahieu - 1B Marcus Semien - 2B
Aaron Judge - RF Bo Bichette - SS
Gleyber Torres - SS Vladimir Guerrero - 1B
Giancarlo Stanton - DH Teoscar Hernandez - LF
Gio Urshela - 3B Randal Grichuk - CF
Miguel Andujar - LF Joe Panik - 3B
Rougned Odor - 2B Lourdes Gurriel - DH
Kyle Higashioka - C Cavan Biggio - RF
Brett Gardner - CF Reese McGuire - C
Gerrit Cole - RHP Ross Stripling - RHP

Poll

Will Tayler Saucedo get a chance to pitch in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 54%
    Yes, finally
    (23 votes)
  • 45%
    Nope
    (19 votes)
42 votes total Vote Now

Poll

How many runs will the Jays score off Cole?

This poll is closed

  • 16%
    0-1
    (7 votes)
  • 48%
    2-3
    (21 votes)
  • 25%
    4-5
    (11 votes)
  • 9%
    6+
    (4 votes)
43 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Tonight’s game will end in a:

This poll is closed

  • 13%
    Blowout Jays win
    (7 votes)
  • 1%
    Blowout Jays loss
    (1 vote)
  • 24%
    Close Jays win
    (13 votes)
  • 30%
    Close Jays loss
    (16 votes)
  • 28%
    Win then loss by bullpen implosion
    (15 votes)
  • 1%
    Comeback win
    (1 vote)
53 votes total Vote Now

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