Shoemaker, Blue Jays to take on Snell, Rays

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
 
Posted9/29/2020 7:00 AM

Toronto Blue Jays (32-28, third in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (40-20, first in the AL East)

St. Petersburg, Florida; Tuesday, 5 p.m. EDT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

PITCHING PROBABLES: Toronto: Matt Shoemaker (0-1, 4.71 ERA) Tampa Bay: Blake Snell (4-2, 3.24 ERA)

LINE: Rays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Teoscar Hernandez and the Blue Jays will take on the Rays Tuesday.

The Rays are 27-13 against the rest of their division. Tampa Bay has slugged .425 this season. Randy Arozarena leads the team with a mark of .641.

The Blue Jays are 22-18 in division play. Toronto has slugged .441 this season. Teoscar Hernandez leads the club with a .579 slugging percentage, including 23 extra-base hits and 16 home runs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Lowe leads the Rays with 25 extra base hits and is batting .269.

Hernandez leads the Blue Jays with 16 home runs and is batting .289.

by signing up you agree to our terms of service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

INJURIES: Rays: Chaz Roe: (elbow), Cody Reed: (finger), Colin Poche: (elbow), Andrew Kittredge: (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Jose Alvarado: (shoulder), Brett Phillips: (right hamstring), Austin Meadows: (oblique), Manuel Margot: (soreness), Yandy Diaz: (hamstring), Ji-Man Choi: (hamstring).

Blue Jays: Jacob Waguespack: (back), Trent Thornton: (right elbow), Jordan Romano: (finger), Julian Merryweather: (elbow), Ken Giles: (right elbow), Yennsy Diaz: (lat), Derek Fisher: (knee), Rowdy Tellez: (knee).

___

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

0 Comments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.