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Game #3 GameThread: Jays @ Cards

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at St. Louis Cardinals Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

The rubber match of our opening three-game series.

Chris Bassitt games the start. He was 15-9 with a 3.42 ERA in 30 starts for the Mets last year.

Lefty Jordan Montgomery starts for the Cardinals. He was 9-6 with a 3.48 ERA in 32 starts split between the Yankees and Cardinals.

Adam Wainwright, as well as being a national anthem singer, seems to be a nice guy:

Schneider has changed around the lineup a little facing the left. Varsho to center, Jansen catching, Espinal at second, Merrifield in left. The surprising thing to me is Varsho still hitting cleanup.

Today's Lineups

George Springer - RF Brendan Donovan - 2B
Bo Bichette - SS Alec Burleson - LF
Vladimir Guerrero - 1B Paul Goldschmidt - 1B
Daulton Varsho - CF Nolan Arenado - 3B
Alejandro Kirk - DH Willson Contreras - C
Matt Chapman - 3B Nolan Gorman - DH
Whit Merrifield - LF Jordan Walker - RF
Danny Jansen - C Dylan Carlson - CF
Santiago Espinal - 2B Tommy Edman - SS
Chris Bassitt - RHP J. Montgomery - LHP

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