Peralta, Tigers to take on Ryu, Blue Jays

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Detroit Tigers (59-65, third in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (63-57, fourth in the AL East)

Toronto; Saturday, 3:07 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Wily Peralta (3-2, 3.70 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 37 strikeouts) Blue Jays: Hyun Jin Ryu (11-6, 3.72 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 106 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -261, Tigers +216; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Toronto and Detroit will meet on Saturday.

The Blue Jays are 31-26 in home games in 2020. Toronto is slugging .458 as a unit. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the club with a .608 slugging percentage, including 57 extra-base hits and 36 home runs.

The Tigers are 26-35 on the road. Detroit has slugged .398 this season. Jonathan Schoop leads the team with a mark of .452.

The Tigers won the last meeting 4-1. Gregory Soto earned his fifth victory and Robbie Grossman went 1-for-4 for Detroit. Trevor Richards registered his second loss for Toronto.

TOP PERFORMERS: Guerrero Jr. leads the Blue Jays with 89 RBIs and is batting .312.

Jeimer Candelario leads the Tigers with 44 extra base hits and 47 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 3-7, .252 batting average, 5.12 ERA, outscored by eight runs

Tigers: 5-5, .247 batting average, 4.75 ERA, outscored by 10 runs

INJURIES: Blue Jays: Kirby Yates: (elbow), Ross Stripling: (abdominal), Joakim Soria: (finger), David Phelps: (right lat), Julian Merryweather: (oblique), Carl Edwards Jr.: (abdominal), A.J. Cole: (neck), Anthony Castro: (ulnar nerve), George Springer: (knee), Cavan Biggio: (back), Danny Jansen: (hamstring).

Tigers: Jose Urena: (groin), Spencer Turnbull: (forearm), Julio Teheran: (shoulder), Rony Garcia: (knee), Matthew Boyd: (arm), Derek Hill: (ribcage), Niko Goodrum: (groin), Akil Baddoo: (concussion), Jake Rogers: (arm), Eric Haase: (abdominal).

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

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