Toronto opens 3-game series at home against Arizona
Toronto; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Blue Jays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Toronto hosts Arizona to begin a three game series.
The Blue Jays are 12-19 on their home turf. The Toronto offense has compiled a .221 batting average as a team this season, last in the majors. Freddy Galvis leads the team with an average of .244.
The Diamondbacks are 17-16 on the road. Arizona is hitting a collective .255 this season, led by David Peralta with an average of .300. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Justin Smoak leads the Blue Jays with 33 RBIs and is batting .236. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is 12-for-39 with four doubles, two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 3-7, .251 batting average, 5.00 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Diamondbacks: 3-7, .239 batting average, 4.69 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Blue Jays Injuries: Jacob Waguespack: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Tepera: 10-day IL (elbow), Matt Shoemaker: 60-day IL (knee), David Phelps: 60-day IL (elbow), Clay Buchholz: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Borucki: 60-day IL (elbow), Dalton Pompey: 60-day IL (concussion), Devon Travis: 60-day IL (knee).
Diamondbacks Injuries: Luke Weaver: 10-day IL (forearm), Taijuan Walker: 60-day IL (elbow), Silvino Bracho: 60-day IL (elbow), Blake Swihart: 10-day IL (oblique), Steven Souza Jr.: 10-day IL (knee), Adam Jones: day-to-day (hamstring), Jake Lamb: 10-day IL (quad), Wilmer Flores: 10-day IL (foot).