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GameThread Game #81: Rays at Blue Jays

Tampa Bay Rays v Toronto Blue Jays Photo by Kevin Hoffman/Getty Images

After today, the Jays will be halfway done the season. But first, they have an early chance to take a series from a division rival we would just love to beat.

Danny Jansen is back from the injured list, and Riley Adams has been optioned down.

Here are today’s lineups. Springer stays in the no 4 spot, Bichette gets a DH day, and Espinal gets a start at 3rd.

Today's Lineups

Brandon Lowe - 2B Marcus Semien - SS
Manuel Margot - RF Bo Bichette - DH
Wander Franco - SS Vladimir Guerrero - 1B
Ji-Man Choi - DH George Springer - CF
Randy Arozarena - LF Teoscar Hernandez - RF
Yandy Diaz - 1B Lourdes Gurriel - LF
Joey Wendle - 3B Cavan Biggio - 2B
Mike Zunino - C Santiago Espinal - 3B
Kevin Kiermaier - CF Reese McGuire - C
Shane McClanahan - LHP Ross Stripling - RHP


How many runs will the Rays score off Ross Stripling today?

This poll is closed

  • 12%
    (7 votes)
  • 52%
    (30 votes)
  • 33%
    (19 votes)
  • 1%
    (1 vote)
57 votes total Vote Now


Will Semien make a nice play at SS today?

This poll is closed

  • 64%
    Of course!
    (34 votes)
  • 35%
    Nah but he’ll make all the routine ones
    (19 votes)
  • 0%
    No, and he’ll have a misplay
    (0 votes)
53 votes total Vote Now


Will either Vladdy or Semien hit a homer today?

This poll is closed

  • 92%
    Seems inevitable
    (47 votes)
  • 7%
    (4 votes)
51 votes total Vote Now

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