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Toronto Blue Jas (14-12, second in AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (17-12, first in AL West)

Oakland, California; Monday, 9:40 pm EDT

Pitching probes: Blue Jayce: Steven Matz (4-1, 4.00 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 27 strikeouts) Athletics: Frankie Montas (2-2, 6.20 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 25 strikes)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Athletics -125, Blue Jem +108; Over / under is 8 1/2 runs

Bottom Line: Oakland and Toronto will play on Monday.

The Athletics are 9-8 on their home turf. Oakland has scored 37 home runs this season, fifth in the American League. Matt Olson leads the club with one out of seven, on average every 12.3 at-bats.

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The Blue Jays are 7-8 on the road. Toronto has scored 38 home runs this season, ranking fourth in the league. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the club with one out of seven, bats at an average of 12.3 each.

Top Performers: Olson leads the Athletics with 19 RBIs and batting. 314.

Guerrero Jr. leads the Blue Jays with seven home runs and batting .337.

Last 10 games: Athletics: 5-5, .209 batting average, 3.00 ERA, outscored by four runs

Blue Jays: 7-3, .249 batting average, 3.94 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 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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