Rays face the Blue Jays with 2-1 series lead

Sun, Mar 31, 2024
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Rays face the Blue Jays with 2-1 series lead

Toronto Blue Jays (1-2) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (2-1)

St. Petersburg, Florida; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Kevin Gausman (0-0); Rays: Shawn Armstrong (0-0, 13.50 ERA, 2.25 WHIP, two strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Blue Jays -120, Rays +100; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays lead 2-1 in a four-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Tampa Bay had a 99-63 record overall and a 53-28 record at home last season. The Rays slugged .445 as a team last season with 3.3 extra base hits per game.

Toronto went 89-73 overall and 46-35 in road games last season. The Blue Jays averaged 3.1 extra base hits per game, including 1.2 home runs.

INJURIES: Rays: Josh Lowe: 10-Day IL (hip), Jonny Deluca: 10-Day IL (hand), Jonathan Aranda: 10-Day IL (finger), Taylor Walls: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Taj Bradley: 15-Day IL (pectoral), Shane Baz: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jeffrey Springs: 60-Day IL (elbow), Drew Rasmussen: 60-Day IL (elbow), Shane McClanahan: 60-Day IL (forearm)

Blue Jays: Danny Jansen: 10-Day IL (wrist), Alek Manoah: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jordan Romano: 15-Day IL (elbow), Erik Swanson: 15-Day IL (forearm)

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