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GameThread Game #146: Rays at Blue Jays

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MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

The Jays have a second chance to earn the series win in this rubber match. Let’s hope they score more than the zero runs they did yesterday. It’s hard to win ballgames like that.

Some Jays will be wearing 21 in honor of Roberto Clemente today:

We have a positive update on Berríos:

and one on Espinal:

Here are today’s lineups who will look to score early and often against the Rays. Lamb gets the start at 3rd, Grichuk’s in center, and Kirk will catch for Ray.

Today's Lineups

RAYS BLUE JAYS
Randy Arozarena - LF George Springer - DH
Manuel Margot - RF Marcus Semien - 2B
Nelson Cruz - DH Vladimir Guerrero - 1B
Yandy Diaz - 3B Bo Bichette - SS
Brandon Lowe - 2B Teoscar Hernandez - RF
Mike Zunino - C Alejandro Kirk - C
Jordan Luplow - 1B Lourdes Gurriel - LF
Taylor Walls - SS Randal Grichuk - CF
Brett Phillips - CF Jake Lamb - 3B
Michael Wacha - RHP Robbie Ray - LHP

Poll

How many runs will the Jays score tonight?

  • 0%
    0-2
    (0 votes)
  • 34%
    3-5
    (27 votes)
  • 54%
    6-8
    (43 votes)
  • 11%
    9+
    (9 votes)
79 votes total Vote Now

Poll

The latest inning Robbie Ray will throw a pitch in will be the:

  • 0%
    first-third
    (0 votes)
  • 1%
    fourt-fifth
    (1 vote)
  • 13%
    sixth
    (10 votes)
  • 76%
    seventh
    (56 votes)
  • 8%
    eighth or ninth
    (6 votes)
73 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Will anything devil-ray magic-y happen this afternoon?

  • 42%
    Seems inevitable
    (29 votes)
  • 57%
    Nope!
    (40 votes)
69 votes total Vote Now

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