Texas to visit Toronto Wednesday
Toronto; Wednesday, 12 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Kolby Allard (0-0, 4.15 ERA) Blue Jays: Sean Reid-Foley (2-2, 2.36 ERA)
LINE: Blue Jays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 10 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers head to take on the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday.
The Blue Jays are 24-36 in home games. Toronto has hit 189 home runs this season, sixth in the American League. Randal Grichuk leads the club with 22, averaging one every 20 at-bats.
The Rangers have gone 24-38 away from home. Texas’s lineup has 169 home runs this season, Rougned Odor leads them with 21 homers. The Blue Jays won the last meeting 3-0. Thomas Pannone earned his third victory and Grichuk went 2-for-4 with a home run and an RBI for Toronto. Lance Lynn took his eighth loss for Texas.
TOP PERFORMERS: Grichuk leads the Blue Jays with 106 hits and has 57 RBIs. Teoscar Hernandez is 7-for-28 with a double, four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 6-4, .262 batting average, 3.61 ERA, outscored opponents by 19 runs
Rangers: 4-6, .182 batting average, 4.52 ERA, outscored by 18 runs
Blue Jays Injuries: Ryan Tepera: (elbow), Matt Shoemaker: (knee), Clayton Richard: (lat), Elvis Luciano: (elbow), Nick Kingham: (oblique), Clay Buchholz: (shoulder), Ryan Borucki: (elbow), Lourdes Gurriel Jr.: (quad), Devon Travis: (knee), Luke Maile: (oblique).
Rangers Injuries: Edinson Volquez: (elbow), Jeffrey Springs: (biceps), Yohander Mendez: (elbow), Nate Jones: (forearm), Taylor Hearn: (elbow), Luke Farrell: (jaw), Jesse Chavez: (elbow), Jesse Biddle: (shoulder), Joey Gallo: (wrist).