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GameThread Game #139: Blue Jays at Yankees

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The Jays are going for the 4 game sweep, which would be their first at Yankee Stadium since 2003. I hope everyone is doing exactly the same thing as they’ve been doing for the last three games.

We have a couple small updates:

George Springer feeling better today per manager Charlie Montoyo. Taking BP now. “There’s a chance he could play tomorrow.”

— Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) September 9, 2021

Charlie Montoyo said Nate Pearson and Julian Merryweather could see high leverage today with Romano down. Sounds like Richards & Cimber may be down too. Tim Mayza lined up for high leverage as well of course. “He might close today,” Montoyo said.

— Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) September 9, 2021

Here are tonight’s lineups. Kevin Smith gets a start at 3rd, Grichuk will play center, and Kirk will DH.

Today’s Lineups


Will the Jays get the sweep tonight?

  • 90%
    Like Ted Lasso, I believe!
    (112 votes)
  • 9%
    No, but I’m happy with 3/4
    (12 votes)
124 votes total Vote Now


Will either Kevin Smith or Randal Grichuk have an extra base hit tonight?

  • 70%
    (92 votes)
  • 29%
    (38 votes)
130 votes total Vote Now


How dominant will Berríos be tonight?

  • 23%
    Totally dominant!
    (31 votes)
  • 60%
    Fairly dominant
    (79 votes)
  • 13%
    Just a tad dominant
    (17 votes)
  • 2%
    Not at all dominant
    (3 votes)
130 votes total Vote Now

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