Toronto Blue Jays Starting Lineup | October 4, 2023 Blue Jays Lineup

89-73, 3rd in AL East

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The Toronto Blue Jays (89-73) will take on the Minnesota Twins (87-75) on Wednesday. Minnesota's Sonny Gray gets the start, and he'll go against Toronto's Jose Berrios. Bo Bichette has led the way for the Blue Jays starting lineup recently, batting .372 with 1 home runs and 4 RBI over the club's last ten games.

Updated: 3:14 am GMT, 10/11

Blue Jays Starting Lineup

1. G. Springer , (R), RF
2. B. Bichette , (R), SS
3. V. Guerrero Jr. , (R), 1B
4. B. Belt , (L), DH
5. C. Biggio , (L), 2B
6. M. Chapman , (R), 3B
7. D. Varsho , (L), LF
8. A. Kirk , (R), C
9. K. Kiermaier , (L), CF
Pos Pitcher
P Jose Berrios J. Berrios (R)
Pos Pitcher GS Record ERA IP Batters Faced Hits Runs HR Allowed BB SO K% BB% WHIP BABIP
P Jose Berrios J. Berrios (R) 32 11-12 3.65 189.2 801 173 82 25 52 184 .0.0% 50.0% 1.18 .281
Pos Hitter Order G PA Hits 1B 2B 3B HR RBI Runs SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
RF George Springer G. Springer (R) 1 154 681 158 111 25 1 21 72 87 20 5 .258 .327 .405 .732
SS Bo Bichette B. Bichette (R) 2 135 601 175 122 30 3 20 73 69 5 3 .306 .339 .475 .814
1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. (R) 3 156 682 159 103 30 0 26 94 78 5 3 .264 .345 .444 .789
DH Brandon Belt B. Belt (L) 4 102 404 86 44 23 0 19 43 53 0 0 .254 .369 .490 .859
2B Cavan Biggio C. Biggio (L) 5 109 338 68 47 12 0 9 40 54 5 2 .235 .340 .370 .710
3B Matt Chapman M. Chapman (R) 6 140 581 122 64 39 2 17 54 66 4 2 .240 .330 .424 .754
LF Daulton Varsho D. Varsho (L) 7 158 579 117 71 23 3 20 62 65 16 7 .222 .287 .391 .678
C Alejandro Kirk A. Kirk (R) 8 122 422 93 69 16 0 8 43 34 0 0 .250 .334 .358 .692
CF Kevin Kiermaier K. Kiermaier (L) 9 129 407 98 63 21 6 8 36 58 14 1 .265 .322 .419 .741

Most Common Blue Jays Lineups

7 Games
1. Whit Merrifield
2. Bo Bichette
3. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
4. Matt Chapman
5. George Springer
6. Alejandro Kirk
7. Danny Jansen
8. Santiago Espinal
9. Daulton Varsho
6 Games
1. George Springer
2. Bo Bichette
3. Brandon Belt
4. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
5. Matt Chapman
6. Daulton Varsho
7. Danny Jansen
8. Cavan Biggio
9. Kevin Kiermaier
5 Games
1. Whit Merrifield
2. Bo Bichette
3. Brandon Belt
4. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
5. George Springer
6. Daulton Varsho
7. Matt Chapman
8. Danny Jansen
9. Cavan Biggio
5 Games
1. George Springer
2. Bo Bichette
3. Brandon Belt
4. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
5. Matt Chapman
6. Daulton Varsho
7. Whit Merrifield
8. Alejandro Kirk
9. Santiago Espinal
5 Games
1. George Springer
2. Bo Bichette
3. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
4. Matt Chapman
5. Whit Merrifield
6. Daulton Varsho
7. Alejandro Kirk
8. Danny Jansen
9. Kevin Kiermaier
4 Games
1. George Springer
2. Brandon Belt
3. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
4. Bo Bichette
5. Cavan Biggio
6. Alejandro Kirk
7. Kevin Kiermaier
8. Matt Chapman
9. Daulton Varsho

2023 Recent Blue Jays Lineups

Game Score Starting Pitcher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10/3 @ MIN L 1-3 Kevin Gausman K. Gausman (R), 4 IP, 5 SO, 3 ER, L George Springer G. Springer Brandon Belt B. Belt Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. Bo Bichette B. Bichette Cavan Biggio C. Biggio Alejandro Kirk A. Kirk Kevin Kiermaier K. Kiermaier Matt Chapman M. Chapman Daulton Varsho D. Varsho
9/6 @ OAK W 7-1 Chris Bassitt C. Bassitt (R), 8 IP, 7 SO, 1 ER, W George Springer G. Springer Davis Schneider D. Schneider Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Alejandro Kirk A. Kirk Cavan Biggio C. Biggio Ernie Clement E. Clement Santiago Espinal S. Espinal Daulton Varsho D. Varsho
9/4 @ OAK W 6-5 Jose Berrios J. Berrios (R), 6 IP, 7 SO, 2 ER, ND George Springer G. Springer Cavan Biggio C. Biggio Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. Spencer Horwitz S. Horwitz Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Alejandro Kirk A. Kirk Daulton Varsho D. Varsho Ernie Clement E. Clement Kevin Kiermaier K. Kiermaier
9/3 @ COL W 7-5 Kevin Gausman K. Gausman (R), 4 IP, 5 SO, 3 ER, ND George Springer G. Springer Cavan Biggio C. Biggio Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. Davis Schneider D. Schneider Spencer Horwitz S. Horwitz Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Ernie Clement E. Clement Daulton Varsho D. Varsho Tyler Heineman T. Heineman
9/3 @ COL L 7-8 Yusei Kikuchi Y. Kikuchi (L), 4.2 IP, 6 SO, 2 ER, L George Springer G. Springer Davis Schneider D. Schneider Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Alejandro Kirk A. Kirk Ernie Clement E. Clement Daulton Varsho D. Varsho Santiago Espinal S. Espinal Kevin Kiermaier K. Kiermaier

José Berríos vs. the Twins

  • The Blue Jays will hand the ball to Berrios (11-12) for his 33rd start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up four earned runs and allowed five hits in six innings against the New York Yankees.
  • The 29-year-old has an ERA of 3.65 and 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .237 in 32 games this season.
  • In 32 starts this season, he's earned 15 quality starts.
  • The Twins are batting .243 this season, 21st in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .427 (seventh in the majors) with 233 home runs.

Blue Jays vs. Sonny Gray

  • The Twins are sending Gray (8-8) out for his 33rd start of the season. He is 8-8 with a 2.74 ERA and 183 strikeouts in 184 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Thursday, the right-hander threw four innings against the Oakland Athletics, allowing one earned run while surrendering three hits.
  • The 33-year-old has put up a 2.74 ERA and 9 strikeouts per nine innings across 32 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .219 to his opponents.

Blue Jays Betting Trends

  • This season, the Blue Jays have been the underdog 43 times and won 23, or 53.5%, of those games.
  • Toronto has a record of 3-5 in games where sportsbooks have it as underdogs of at least +122 on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Blue Jays have a 45% chance to win.
  • Games involving Toronto have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 71 of 163 chances this season.
  • In 163 games with a spread this season, the Blue Jays are 74-89-0 ATS.

Blue Jays Injury News

  • Adam Cimber: 60-Day Injured List (Shoulder)
  • Hagen Danner: 60-Day Injured List (Oblique)
  • Otto Lopez: 60-Day Injured List (Oblique)