GDB 87.0, part two + GDB 88.0: Toronto Blue Jays and Chicago White Sox square off in double header

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Zach Laing
9 months ago
Do you like baseball?
Well, good news as there is lots of it to watch today.
With Chicago getting beat up by a rain storm last night it postponed a game between the Southsiders and Toronto Blue Jays bumping things to a doubleheader today.
Game one will feature Jose Berrios and Lance Lynn squaring off as Yusei Kikuchi takes on an unknown White Sox pitcher in game two.
Here is what we know.
Toronto Blue Jays: 46-40, 10.0 GB, 2.0 WCGB, +20 DIFF.
Chicago White Sox: 37-50, 7.0 GB, 11.5 WCGB, -59 DIFF.

Game one

First pitch: 5:10 p.m. EST
Odds via Betano:
Moneyline: TOR -122; CHW +105.
Starting pitchers:
TOR: Jose Berrios RHP – 8-6, 17 GS, 101.0 IP. 3.74 ERA, 1.198 WHIP, 8.5 SO/9, 2.5 BB/9.
CHW: Lance Lynn RHP – 5-8, 17 G, 96.0 IP. 6.47 ERA, 1.500 WHIP, 10.9 SO/9, 2.6 BB/9
  1. G Springer (R) RF
  2. B Bichette (R) SS
  3. B Belt (L) 1B
  4. V Guerrero Jr. (R) DH
  5. M Chapman (R) 3B
  6. W Merrifield (R) LF
  7. C Biggio (L) 2B
  8. A Kirk (R) C
  9. K Kiermaier (L) CF
  1. A Benintendi (L) LF
  2. T Anderson (R) SS
  3. L Robert Jr. (R) CF
  4. E Jiménez (R) DH
  5. Y Grandal (S) C
  6. G Sheets (L) 1B
  7. O Colás (L) RF
  8. Z Remillard (R) 3B
  9. E Andrus (R) 2B

Game two

First pitch: 30 minutes after game one ends
Odds via Betano:
Moneyline: TOR -154; CHW +130.
Starting pitchers:
TOR: Yusei Kikuchi LHP – 7-3, 17 GS, 88.1 IP. 4.08 ERA, 1.268 WHIP, 9.4 SO/9, 2.8 BB/9.


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@oilersnation.com.

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