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GameThread Game #4: Blue Jays at Sith

Toronto Blue Jays v New York Yankees Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

Ah, nary a week into the season and we’ve already journeyed to the Evil Empire.

The Yankees, like the Jays, won their first two games and dropped the third. If anything, it should be an entertaining series.

There is roster stuff:

  • Danny Jansen to the IL. They are calling it an oblique strain.
  • Tayler Saucedo optioned to Buffalo.
  • Josh Palacios DFAed.
  • Anthony Kay called up.
  • Tyler Heineman was selected from the Buffalo roster. Why him? Because the team needs a minimum number of Tylers, Taylers and Taylors on the roster at all times.

Bad news about Jansen, just when it looks like he has it all figured out. Let’s hope he’s back soom.

Here are tonight’s lineups. Kirk is catching, Collins will make his Blue Jays debut as the DH, and Espinal gets the start at second.

Today's Lineups

George Springer - CF DJ LeMahieu - 3B
Bo Bichette - SS Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Vladimir Guerrero - 1B Aaron Judge - RF
Teoscar Hernandez - RF Giancarlo Stanton - DH
Lourdes Gurriel - LF Joey Gallo - LF
Alejandro Kirk - C Gleyber Torres - 2B
Matt Chapman - 3B Aaron Hicks - CF
Zack Collins - DH Kyle Higashioka - C
Santiago Espinal - 2B Marwin Gonzalez - SS
Alek Manoah - RHP Jameson Taillon - RHP


How many homers will the Jays hit today?

This poll is closed

  • 1%
    (1 vote)
  • 26%
    (24 votes)
  • 42%
    (38 votes)
  • 29%
    three or more!
    (26 votes)
89 votes total Vote Now


Who will have the best start in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 76%
    (70 votes)
  • 5%
    (5 votes)
  • 10%
    (10 votes)
  • 7%
    (7 votes)
92 votes total Vote Now


How many games will the Jays win in this series?

This poll is closed

  • 1%
    (1 vote)
  • 3%
    (3 votes)
  • 31%
    (29 votes)
  • 41%
    (38 votes)
  • 21%
    All 4!
    (20 votes)
91 votes total Vote Now


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