Toronto Blue Jays (13-11, third in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (17-10, second in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Saturday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Hyun Jin Ryu (2-1, 3.46 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 27 strikeouts) Rays: Aaron Slegers (0-0, 11.25 ERA, 1.75 WHIP, 3 strikeouts)
LINE: Rays favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays visit the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.
The Rays went 44-32 in division games in 2019. Tampa Bay averaged 8.8 hits per game last season and totalled 217 home runs as a team.
The Blue Jays went 33-43 in division games in 2019. Toronto hit .236 as a team last season while averaging 8.0 hits per game.
The teams meet for the seventh time this year. Tampa Bay leads the season series 4-3.
INJURIES: Rays: Colin Poche: (elbow), Charlie Morton: (shoulder), Andrew Kittredge: (elbow), Oliver Drake: (right biceps), Yonny Chirinos: (right triceps), Jose Alvarado: (shoulder).
Blue Jays: 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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