Kay, Blue Jas Irwin, to face athletics

Toronto Blue Jas (14-13, second in AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (18-12, first in AL West)

Oakland, California; Tuesday, 9:40 pm EDT

Pitching Profile: Blue Jas: Anthony Kay (0-1, 10.80 ERA, 1.80 WHIP, 3 strikeouts) Athletics: Cole Irwin (2-3, 3.67 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 252 outs)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Athletics-122, Blue Jem +105; Over / under 9 runs

Ground level:

The Athletics are 10-8 on their home ground. Oakland has scored 39 combined home runs this season, the most in the American League. Matt Olson leads them with seven homers.

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The Blue Jays are 7-9 on the road. Toronto has scored 38 home runs this season, sixth in MLB. Vladimir Guerrero leads the junior team with seven, on average every 12.9 at-bats.

The Athletics won the last meeting 5-4. Frankie Montas scored his third win, with Stephen Piscotty 3 for 2 and Homeland with two RBIs for Oakland. Steven Metz took his second loss for Toronto.

Top Performers: Olson leads the Athletics and has seven home runs.

Guerrero Jr. leads the Blue Jays with 20 RBIs and batting .356

Last 10 games: Athletics: 5-5, .217 batting average, 3.31 ERA, over five runs

Blue Jays: 7-3, .259 batting average, 4.05 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs

INJURIES: Athletics: JB Wendelken: (Left Slant), Birch Smith: (Waist), Trevor Rosenthal: (Chest), AJ Pook: (Left Fishes), Jesus Luzardo: (Left Hand), Chad Pinder: (Knee).

Blue Jas: Kirby Yates: (Tommy John Surg), Hyun Jin Ryu: (right glute), Patrick Murphy: (shoulder), Tommy Milone: ​​(undated), Julian Merriweather (left slant), Tom Hatch: (elbow), Anthony Castro: (forearm), George Springer: (fatigue), Alejandro Kirk: (left hip flexor).


The Associated Press created this story using the technology provided by Data Scredd and the data from the spoiler.

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