Glasnow scheduled to start as Tampa Bay hosts Toronto

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Toronto Blue Jays (8-10, fourth in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (10-9, second in the AL East)

St. Petersburg, Florida; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Steven Matz (3-0, 1.47 ERA, .82 WHIP, 18 strikeouts) Rays: Tyler Glasnow (2-0, .73 ERA, .65 WHIP, 36 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -157, Blue Jays +137; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay and Toronto will square off on Friday.

The Rays are 5-4 against the rest of their division. Tampa Bay is averaging 4.6 RBIs per game this season. Joey Wendle leads the team with 15 total runs batted in.

The Blue Jays are 5-3 against the rest of their division. Toronto has slugged .369 this season. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the team with a mark of .650.

TOP PERFORMERS: Austin Meadows leads the Rays with four home runs and is batting .246.

Guerrero Jr. leads the Blue Jays with 23 hits and is batting .383.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 6-4, .241 batting average, 4.17 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs

Blue Jays: 5-5, .251 batting average, 2.94 ERA, outscored opponents by 17 runs

INJURIES: Rays: Chaz Roe: (shoulder), Cody Reed: (thumb), Colin Poche: (elbow), Collin McHugh: (lower back), Pete Fairbanks: (shoulder), Oliver Drake: (forearm), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Chris Archer: (forearm), Nick Anderson: (elbow), Ji-Man Choi: (knee).

Blue Jays: T.J. Zeuch: (undisclosed), Kirby Yates: (tommy john surgery), Ross Stripling: (forearm), Jordan Romano: (forearm), Nate Pearson: (adductor), Patrick Murphy: (shoulder), Julian Merryweather: (left oblique), Tom Hatch: (elbow), Tyler Chatwood: (triceps), George Springer: (left oblique), Teoscar Hernandez: (health protocols).

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

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