Toronto Blue Jays Starting Lineup | October 8, 2022 Blue Jays Lineup

92-70, 2nd in AL East

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vs SEA

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The Toronto Blue Jays (92-70) will take on the Seattle Mariners (90-72) on Saturday. Kevin Gausman gets the starting nod for Toronto while Robbie Ray is Seattle's starter for the contest. Teoscar Hernández has led the way for the Blue Jays starting lineup recently, batting .306 with 3 home runs and 7 RBI over the club's last ten games.

Updated: 2 hours ago

Blue Jays Starting Lineup

1. G. Springer , (R), CF
2. B. Bichette , (R), SS
3. V. Guerrero Jr. , (R), 1B
4. A. Kirk , (R), DH
5. T. Hernandez , (R), RF
6. M. Chapman , (R), 3B
7. D. Jansen , (R), C
8. W. Merrifield , (R), LF
9. S. Espinal , (R), 2B
Pos Pitcher
P Kevin Gausman K. Gausman (R)
Pos Pitcher GS Record ERA IP Batters Faced Hits Runs HR Allowed BB SO K% BB% WHIP BABIP
P Kevin Gausman K. Gausman (R) 31 12-10 3.35 174.2 725 188 72 15 28 205 28.2% 03.8% 1.23 .364
Pos Hitter Order G PA Hits 1B 2B 3B HR RBI Runs SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
CF George Springer G. Springer (R) 1 133 579 137 86 22 4 25 76 89 14 2 .267 .342 .472 .814
SS Bo Bichette B. Bichette (R) 2 159 697 189 121 43 1 24 93 91 13 8 .290 .333 .469 .802
1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. (R) 3 160 706 175 108 35 0 32 97 90 8 3 .274 .339 .480 .819
DH Alejandro Kirk A. Kirk (R) 4 139 541 134 101 19 0 14 63 59 0 0 .285 .372 .415 .787
RF Teoscar Hernandez T. Hernandez (R) 5 131 535 133 72 35 1 25 77 71 6 3 .267 .316 .491 .807
3B Matt Chapman M. Chapman (R) 6 155 621 123 68 27 1 27 76 83 2 2 .229 .324 .433 .757
C Danny Jansen D. Jansen (R) 7 72 248 56 31 10 0 15 44 34 1 0 .260 .339 .516 .855
LF Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield (R) 8 139 550 126 86 28 1 11 58 70 16 5 .250 .298 .375 .673
2B Santiago Espinal S. Espinal (R) 9 135 490 120 88 25 0 7 51 51 6 6 .267 .322 .370 .692

Most Common Blue Jays Lineups

9 Games
1. George Springer
2. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
3. Bo Bichette
4. Alejandro Kirk
5. Teoscar Hernandez
6. Matt Chapman
7. Cavan Biggio
8. Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
9. Santiago Espinal
7 Games
1. Matt Chapman
2. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
3. Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
4. Alejandro Kirk
5. Teoscar Hernandez
6. Bo Bichette
7. Raimel Tapia
8. Santiago Espinal
9. Danny Jansen
7 Games
1. George Springer
2. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
3. Alejandro Kirk
4. Bo Bichette
5. Teoscar Hernandez
6. Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
7. Matt Chapman
8. Santiago Espinal
9. Danny Jansen
6 Games
1. George Springer
2. Bo Bichette
3. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
4. Alejandro Kirk
5. Teoscar Hernandez
6. Matt Chapman
7. Raimel Tapia
8. Danny Jansen
9. Whit Merrifield
4 Games
1. George Springer
2. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
3. Teoscar Hernandez
4. Matt Chapman
5. Bo Bichette
6. Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
7. Santiago Espinal
8. Raimel Tapia
9. Danny Jansen
3 Games
1. George Springer
2. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
3. Bo Bichette
4. Alejandro Kirk
5. Matt Chapman
6. Teoscar Hernandez
7. Raimel Tapia
8. Danny Jansen
9. Cavan Biggio

2022 Recent Blue Jays Lineups

Game Score Starting Pitcher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10/8 vs SEA L 9-10 Kevin Gausman K. Gausman (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND George Springer G. Springer Bo Bichette B. Bichette Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. Alejandro Kirk A. Kirk Teoscar Hernandez T. Hernandez Matt Chapman M. Chapman Danny Jansen D. Jansen Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Santiago Espinal S. Espinal
10/7 vs SEA L 0-4 Alek Manoah A. Manoah (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND George Springer G. Springer Bo Bichette B. Bichette Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. Alejandro Kirk A. Kirk Teoscar Hernandez T. Hernandez Matt Chapman M. Chapman Raimel Tapia R. Tapia Danny Jansen D. Jansen Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield
10/5 @ BAL W 5-1 Spenser Watkins S. Watkins (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Otto Lopez O. Lopez Bo Bichette B. Bichette Teoscar Hernandez T. Hernandez Matt Chapman M. Chapman Danny Jansen D. Jansen Cavan Biggio C. Biggio Gabriel Moreno G. Moreno Jackie Bradley Jr. J. Bradley Jr. Bradley Zimmer B. Zimmer
10/5 @ BAL L 4-5 Mike Baumann M. Baumann (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Raimel Tapia R. Tapia Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. Danny Jansen D. Jansen Cavan Biggio C. Biggio Gabriel Moreno G. Moreno Jackie Bradley Jr. J. Bradley Jr. Otto Lopez O. Lopez Bradley Zimmer B. Zimmer
10/3 @ BAL W 5-1 Dean Kremer D. Kremer (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND George Springer G. Springer Bo Bichette B. Bichette Vladimir Guerrero Jr. V. Guerrero Jr. Alejandro Kirk A. Kirk Teoscar Hernandez T. Hernandez Matt Chapman M. Chapman Raimel Tapia R. Tapia Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Cavan Biggio C. Biggio

Kevin Gausman vs. the Mariners

  • The Blue Jays are sending Gausman (12-10) to the mound to make his 32nd start of the season. He is 12-10 with a 3.35 ERA and 205 strikeouts through 174 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Sunday, the right-hander tossed 3 2/3 innings against the Boston Red Sox, allowing two earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • In 31 games this season, the 31-year-old has amassed a 3.35 ERA and 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .271 to opposing batters.
  • Gausman has 17 quality starts under his belt this year.
  • The opposing Mariners offense has a collective .231 batting average, and is 26th in the league with 1239 total hits and 18th in MLB action with 690 runs scored. It has the 14th-ranked slugging percentage (.390) and ranks ninth in home runs (197) in all of MLB.

Blue Jays vs. Robbie Ray

  • Ray (12-12) will take the mound for the Mariners, his 33rd start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up five earned runs in 5 2/3 innings pitched on Sunday in his last outing, a matchup with the Oakland Athletics.
  • The 31-year-old has pitched in 32 games this season with an ERA of 3.71, a 3.419 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.190.

Blue Jays Betting Trends

  • The Blue Jays have been the moneyline favorite 137 total times this season. They've finished 83-54 in those games.
  • Toronto is 39-21 (winning 65% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -171 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives the Blue Jays a 63.1% chance to win.
  • Toronto has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 85 times this season for an 85-78-4 record against the over/under.
  • The Blue Jays have put together a 79-88-0 record against the spread this season (covering 47.3% of the time).

Blue Jays Injury News

  • Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow)
  • Vinny Capra: 60 Day Injury List (Finger)
  • Tayler Saucedo: 60 Day Injury List (Hip)
  • Kevin Gausman: Day-to-day (Finger)
  • Matt Peacock: Minors (Illness)