GDB 57.0: Toronto Blue Jays look to claim second series win in a row

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Zach Laing
1 year ago
It hasn’t been the prettiest run for the Toronto Blue Jays as of late, but they have a chance to win their second series in a row Thursday afternoon.
After taking two of three games against the Minnesota Twins over the weekend, the Jays have a chance to do that again in the series finale against the Milwaukee Brewers this afternoon.
The Jays will be sending Kevin Gausman to the mound, while the Brewers will respond with Freddy Peralta. Toronto’s lone lineup change sees Tyler Heineman get behind the plate catching Gausman.
First pitch: 1:07 p.m. EST
Weather: 27C. It’s a hot one!
Toronto Blue Jays: 29-27, 10.0 GB, 3.5 WCGB, +23 DIFF.
Milwaukee Brewers: 29-26, – GB, – WCGB, -2 DIFF.
Odds via Betano:
Moneyline: TOR -182; MIL +152.
Starting pitchers:
TOR: Kevin Gausman RHP — 3-3, 11 GS, 3.03 ERA, 2.52 FIP, 1.127 WHIP, 11.7 K/9, 1.0 WAR.
MIL: Freddy Peralta RHP — 5-4, 10 GS, 4.64 ERA, 4.44 FIP, 1.417 WHIP, 9.6 K/9, -0.2 WAR.
  1. G Springer (R) RF
  2. B Bichette (R) SS
  3. V Guerrero Jr. (R) DH
  4. D Varsho (L) LF
  5. M Chapman (R) 3B
  6. W Merrifield (R) 2B
  7. C Biggio (L) 1B
  8. K Kiermaier (L) CF
  9. T Heineman (S) C
  1. C Yelich (L) DH
  2. O Miller (R) 3B
  3. R Tellez (L) 1B
  4. W Contreras (R) C
  5. B Anderson (R) RF
  6. A Monasterio (R) 2B
  7. B Turang (L) SS
  8. T Taylor (R) LF
  9. J Wiemer (R) CF

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Zach Laing is the Nation Network’s news director and senior columnist. He can be followed on Twitter at @zjlaing, or reached by email at zach@thenationnetwork.com.


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