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Game #8 GameThread: Jays @ Angels

Houston Astros v Los Angeles Angels Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images

Tonight is the first of three with the Angels.

I’m hoping for a better start from Chris Bassitt (John Lennon would say ‘can’t get no worse’). Of course, facing Ohtani and Trout isn’t easy for any pitchers.

Patrick Sandoval starts for the Angels. He allowed just two hits and one run in 5 innings in his first start of the season.

Tonight’s lineup sees the first Blue Jays start of Jordan Luplow. I’ll try to reserve judgment until we see him play some, but his stats don’t look very exciting.

Today's Lineups

George Springer - RF Taylor Ward - LF
Bo Bichette - SS Mike Trout - CF
Vladimir Guerrero - 1B Shohei Ohtani - DH
Matt Chapman - 3B Hunter Renfroe - RF
Whit Merrifield - LF Jake Lamb - 1B
Alejandro Kirk - C Brandon Drury - 2B
Santiago Espinal - 2B Gio Urshela - 3B
Jordan Luplow - DH Logan O'Hoppe - C
Kevin Kiermaier - CF David Fletcher - SS
Chris Bassitt - RHP Patrick Sandoval - LHP


Will Luplow get his first Jays hit tonight?

This poll is closed

  • 36%
    (20 votes)
  • 63%
    (35 votes)
55 votes total Vote Now


Will Bassitt lower his ERA tonight?

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  • 85%
    Of course.
    (47 votes)
  • 14%
    (8 votes)
55 votes total Vote Now


Who will Buck fawn over more?

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  • 48%
    (24 votes)
  • 51%
    (25 votes)
49 votes total Vote Now

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