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GameThread Game #81: Jays @ A’s

Seattle Mariners v Oakland Athletics Photo by Jerry Driendl/Getty Images

Late-night baseball tonight. It is a 9:00 Eastern start. Tomorrow’s is 9:40 and Wednesday is a day game. 3:00 Eastern start. We continue the streak of not having two games in a row with the same start time.

That all ends in Seattle. Those games are all 10:00 Eastern start times. I thought a bit about going to Seattle for the series but decided against it.

There is a bit of injury news. Both Danny Jansen and Yimi Garcia are starting their rehab assignments for Buffalo tonight. Garcia threw a perfect inning with 2 strikeouts. He could be joining the Jays soon.

And Kevin Gausman says he is having trouble pushing off with this sore foot. He’s to throw a bullpen session tomorrow, but I’m thinking he won’t be making his next start. And he credits his high-top cleats for saving him from a broken ankle.

Tonight’s lineup:

Today's Lineups

George Springer - CF Tony Kemp - LF
Bo Bichette - SS Ramon Laureano - RF
Vladimir Guerrero - DH Seth Brown - 1B
Alejandro Kirk - C Sean Murphy - C
Teoscar Hernandez - RF Stephen Vogt - DH
Lourdes Gurriel - LF Elvis Andrus - SS
Matt Chapman - 3B Vimael Machin - 3B
Santiago Espinal - 2B Skye Bolt - CF
Cavan Biggio - 1B Nick Allen - 2B
Alek Manoah - RHP Cole Irvin - LHP

Go Jays Go.

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