Toronto Blue Jays (13-13, fourth in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (19-10, first in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Monday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Tanner Roark (2-1, 4.77 ERA, 1.71 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Rays: Blake Snell (2-0, 3.00 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 23 strikeouts)
LINE: Rays favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays visit the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.
The Rays finished 44-32 against AL East Division opponents in 2019. Tampa Bay pitchers had an ERA of 3.65 last year with a staff WHIP of 1.17.
The Blue Jays finished 33-43 against AL East Division opponents in 2019. Toronto hit .236 as a team with 3.3 extra base hits per game and 270 total doubles last season.
The teams meet for the ninth time this season. Tampa Bay leads the season series 6-3.
INJURIES: Rays: Chaz Roe: (right elbow), Colin Poche: (elbow), Charlie Morton: (shoulder), Andrew Kittredge: (elbow), Oliver Drake: (right biceps), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Nick Anderson: (right forearm), Jose Alvarado: (shoulder).
Blue Jays: Matt Shoemaker: (right shoulder), Nate Pearson: (elbow), Ken Giles: (right elbow), Yennsy Diaz: (lat), Derek Fisher: (left quad), Bo Bichette: (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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