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GameThread Game #116: Blue Jays at Mariners

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MLB: New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

It’s been said that the 2021 Blue Jays are very good at shaking off horrible losses and keeping calm to win the next one. Let’s hope that’s true.

The Jays traded for Mallex Smith from the Reds. It is a minor league deal, he has been assigned to the Bisons.

And Patrick Murphy was claimed off waivers by the Nationals.

The good news is that Bo is still in the lineup. Reese McGuire is playing again the lefty starter, but then Reese has been catching Hyun Jin Ryu, so that makes sense. Beyond that, it is the usual group. Hopefully today they can, you know, score.

Let’s win, ok?

Today's Lineups

BLUE JAYS MARINERS
George Springer - CF J.P. Crawford - SS
Marcus Semien - 2B Mitch Haniger - RF
Vladimir Guerrero - 1B Ty France - 1B
Bo Bichette - SS Kyle Seager - 3B
Teoscar Hernandez - DH Abraham Toro - 2B
Lourdes Gurriel - LF Luis Torrens - DH
Randal Grichuk - RF Jarred Kelenic - CF
Santiago Espinal - 3B Tom Murphy - C
Reese McGuire - C Jake Fraley - LF
Hyun Jin Ryu - LHP Yusei Kikuchi - LHP

Poll

What version of Ryu will we get tonight?

This poll is closed

  • 44%
    Ace Ryu
    (26 votes)
  • 41%
    Decent Ryu
    (24 votes)
  • 13%
    Shaky Ryu
    (8 votes)
58 votes total Vote Now

Poll

How many runs will the Jays score tonight?

This poll is closed

  • 4%
    0-1
    (3 votes)
  • 38%
    2-3
    (24 votes)
  • 35%
    4-5
    (22 votes)
  • 20%
    6+
    (13 votes)
62 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Today’s game will end up being:

This poll is closed

  • 52%
    a blow out game
    (32 votes)
  • 36%
    a close game
    (22 votes)
  • 9%
    a run one game
    (6 votes)
  • 1%
    a tie with extra innings
    (1 vote)
61 votes total Vote Now

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