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Blue Jays meet the Purple Sox with 1-0 sequence lead


Toronto Blue Jays (66-55, third within the AL East) vs. Boston Purple Sox (60-63, fifth within the AL East)

Boston; Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (9-5, 5.39 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 117 strikeouts); Purple Sox: Brayan Bello (0-0)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -175, Purple Sox +148; over/beneath is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays meet the Boston Purple Sox main the sequence 1-0.

Boston has a 29-31 file in residence video games and a 60-63 file total. Purple Sox hitters have a collective .405 slugging proportion to rank fifth within the AL.

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Toronto has gone 30-30 on the street and 66-55 total. Blue Jays hitters are batting a collective .262, the second-best staff batting common in MLB play.

The groups play Wednesday for the fifteenth time this season. The Blue Jays lead the season sequence 11-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Rafael Devers has 25 residence runs, 32 walks and 64 RBI whereas hitting .300 for the Purple Sox. Christian Arroyo is 13-for-40 with three doubles and 6 RBI over the previous 10 video games.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has 26 residence runs, 45 walks and 75 RBI whereas hitting .283 for the Blue Jays. George Springer is 12-for-20 with two doubles, a triple and 5 RBI over the previous 10 video games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Purple Sox: 5-5, .265 batting common, 5.11 ERA, outscored by eight runs

Blue Jays: 6-4, .248 batting common, 2.63 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs

INJURIES: Purple Sox: Xander Bogaerts: day-to-day (again), Tommy Pham: day-to-day (again), Nathan Eovaldi: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Eric Hosmer: 10-Day IL (again), Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (finger), Tanner Houck: 15-Day IL (again), Brayan Bello: 15-Day IL (groin), Trevor Story: 10-Day IL (hand), Tyler Danish: 15-Day IL (elbow), Josh Taylor: 60-Day IL (again), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Blue Jays: Julian Merryweather: 60-Day IL (aspect), Tayler Saucedo: 60-Day IL (hip), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60-Day IL (forearm), Nate Pearson: 60-Day IL (mono)

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The Related Press created this story utilizing know-how supplied by Information Skrive and knowledge from Sportradar.

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