Game Threat: Jays (46-39) vs. Royals (42-39)

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I’m in the middle of a much bigger post than some piffling Game Threat at the moment (which, naturally, I intended to be done with hours ago). Which is to say: this is about all you’re going to get right here.

Enjoy this battle of shitballers, though! Let’s keep letting the good times roll!

Scuttlebutt

Meh. I wrote about the Bautista thing, which seems most pertinent.

Oh yeah, also Marco Estrada might have his Thursday start pushed back (it will go to Drew Hutchison if he isn’t needed out of the bullpen over the next couple games), and KC’s star closer, Wade Davis, is out of the rest of this series, as he’s been placed on the DL.

TV: Sportsnet
Next Game(s): Tuesday vs. Kansas City, 7:07 PM ET
AL East Standings: BAL (-), BOS (2), TOR (2.5), NYY (7), TBR (13)
And now, the lineups…

Toronto Blue Jays

Ezequiel Carrera(L) RF
Josh Donaldson(R) 3B
Edwin Encarnacion(R) DH
Michael Saunders(L) LF
Troy Tulowitzki(R) SS
Kevin Pillar(R) CF
Justin Smoak(S) 1B
Devon Travis(R) 2B
Josh Thole(L) C
R.A. Dickey RHP

Kansas City Royals

Alex Gordon(L) LF
Christian Colon(R) 2B
Kendrys Morales(S) DH
Eric Hosmer(L) 1B
Salvador Perez(R) C
Cheslor Cuthbert(R) 3B
Brett Eibner(R) RF
Alcides Escobar(R) SS
Jarrod Dyson(L) CF
Chris Young RHP