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GameThread Game #57: Astros at Blue Jays

MLB: Houston Astros at Toronto Blue Jays Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

It’s a Sunday Funday Rubber Match day! Today, the Jays are going for the series W behind Steven Matz. With the Jays win yesterday and the Yankees loss to the Red Sox, the Jays have moved up to 3rd place in the AL East standings, delightful.

This is pretty impressive, considering how tough their schedule has been so far and the number of injuries they’ve had:

Here are today’s lineups. Tellez is back in at first, Panik bats 6th and Jansen will catch this one.

Today's Lineups

Jose Altuve - 2B Marcus Semien - 2B
Carlos Correa - SS Bo Bichette - SS
Alex Bregman - 3B Vladimir Guerrero - DH
Yordan Alvarez - LF Teoscar Hernandez - RF
Yuli Gurriel - DH Randal Grichuk - CF
Kyle Tucker - RF Joe Panik - 3B
Chas McCormick - CF Lourdes Gurriel - LF
Taylor Jones - 1B Rowdy Tellez - 1B
Martin Maldonado - C Danny Jansen - C
Luis Garcia - RHP Steven Matz - LHP


Which attribute of the Astros will BOTSO talk about ad nauseam today?

This poll is closed

  • 31%
    Good hitters
    (15 votes)
  • 6%
    All the power
    (3 votes)
  • 10%
    Don’t quit/don’t give up
    (5 votes)
  • 22%
    Plate disclipline
    (11 votes)
  • 29%
    "Just find ways to win"
    (14 votes)
48 votes total Vote Now


Will either team score 6 or more runs today?

This poll is closed

  • 24%
    Yes, the stros.
    (13 votes)
  • 50%
    Yes, the Jays
    (27 votes)
  • 20%
    (11 votes)
  • 5%
    (3 votes)
54 votes total Vote Now


Will Steven Matz give a Matzerful performance today?

This poll is closed

  • 46%
    You bet
    (24 votes)
  • 53%
    (28 votes)
52 votes total Vote Now

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