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Game Thread #108: A’s vs. Blue Jays

Veteran Marco Estrada will take the mound for the Jays against Edwin Jackson.

Oakland Athletics v Detroit Tigers Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

After getting swept at the hand of the Colorado Rockies, the Blue Jays are just the type of visitors the A’s need to get back those wins. They’re 48-56, having gone 5-5 in their past 10 games, and are 21-28 on the road.

Starting for the Jays will be veteran Marco Estrada, who’s 4-7 with a 4.72 ERA this year – but he’s missed significant time on the DL. He hasn’t pitched since July 3rd due to a strained glute.

The A’s will match with a veteran of their own in Edwin Jackson, who’s 1-2 with a 3.86 ERA. Jackson is looking for a bounce-back game: his last time out, he went just 4.1 innings, giving up 5 earned runs on seven hits.

First pitch is at 7:05!

Today's Lineups

Curtis Granderson - RF Nick Martini - LF
Russell Martin - 3B Matt Chapman - 3B
Randal Grichuk - CF Jed Lowrie - 2B
Kendrys Morales - 1B Khris Davis - DH
Yangervis Solarte - DH Matt Olson - 1B
Teoscar Hernandez - LF Stephen Piscotty - RF
Aledmys Diaz - SS Mark Canha - CF
Brandon Drury - 2B Marcus Semien - SS
Luke Maile - C Jonathan Lucroy - C