Toronto Blue Jays (14-13, second within the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (18-12, first within the AL West)
Oakland, California; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Anthony Kay (0-1, 10.80 ERA, 1.80 WHIP, 3 strikeouts) Athletics: Cole Irvin (2-3, 3.67 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 25 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Athletics -122, Blue Jays +105; over/below is 9 runs
The Athletics are 10-8 on their house turf. Oakland has hit 39 mixed house runs this season, most within the American League. Matt Olson leads them with seven homers.
The Blue Jays are 7-9 on the highway. Toronto has hit 38 house runs this season, sixth within the MLB. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the group with seven, averaging one each 12.9 at-bats.
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The Athletics received the final assembly 5-4. Frankie Montas earned his third victory and Stephen Piscotty went 2-for-3 with a house run and two RBIs for Oakland. Steven Matz took his second loss for Toronto.
TOP PERFORMERS: Olson leads the Athletics with seven house runs and is slugging .607.
Guerrero Jr. leads the Blue Jays with 20 RBIs and is batting .356.
LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 5-5, .217 batting common, 3.31 ERA, outscored by 5 runs
Blue Jays: 7-3, .259 batting common, 4.05 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs
INJURIES: Athletics: J.B. Wendelken: (left indirect), Burch Smith: (groin), Trevor Rosenthal: (chest), A.J. Puk: (left biceps), Jesus Luzardo: (left hand), Chad Pinder: (knee).
Blue Jays: Kirby Yates: (tommy john surgical procedure), Hyun Jin Ryu: (proper glute), Patrick Murphy: (shoulder), Tommy Milone: (undisclosed), Julian Merryweather: (left indirect), Tom Hatch: (elbow), Anthony Castro: (forearm), George Springer: (fatigue), Alejandro Kirk: (left hip flexor).
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