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    Jeffrey Springs will attempt to pick up his 10th win of the campaign when the Tampa Bay Rays (83-67) host the Toronto Blue Jays (84-66) on Friday at 7:10 PM ET. The Rays are favored in the matchup (-118) against the Blue Jays (-101). Tampa Bay has Springs set to start, and Toronto counters with Mitch White.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Blue Jays

    • Game Day: Friday, September 23, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Stadium: Tropicana Field
    Rays vs Blue Jays Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -118 7

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays rank 25th in baseball with 132 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.
    • The Rays’ .242 batting average ranks 15th in MLB.
    • The Rays are 18th in baseball with a .311 on-base percentage.
    • The Rays’ 8.6 strikeouts per game rank 19th in baseball.
    • The Rays have hit 70 home runs at home this season (0.9 per game).
    • The Rays are slugging .388 with 2.8 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The team averages 7.8 hits per game and is batting .241 at home this season.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz has 136 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .399.
    • Among the qualifying batters in baseball, Diaz’s batting average ranks 18th, his on-base percentage ranks sixth, and he is 72nd in slugging.
    • Randy Arozarena has 147 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .453, both of which are tops among Tampa Bay hitters this season.
    • Arozarena’s batting average is 42nd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 56th, and his slugging percentage 47th.
    • Arozarena has picked up at least one hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .381 with three doubles, two walks and three RBI.
    • Isaac Paredes has collected 66 base hits, an OBP of .312 and a slugging percentage of .470 this season.
    • Harold Ramirez is batting .307 with a .349 OBP and 54 RBI for Tampa Bay this season.

    Blue Jays Stats & Trends

    Blue Jays Batting

    • The Blue Jays’ 183 home runs rank eighth in Major League Baseball.
    • No team has a better batting average than the .262 AVG the Blue Jays have posted this season.
    • The Blue Jays have an on-base percentage of .327 this season, which ranks third in the league.
    • The Blue Jays have shown patience at the plate this season with the sixth-best rate of strikeouts per game (7.7) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 1.2 home runs per game in their 75 road contests this season.
    • In 75 road games this season, they’re slugging .430 with 249 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .266 with 9.5 base hits per contest.

    Blue Jays Key Batters

    • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has put up 165 hits, a team-high for the Blue Jays.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the majors, Guerrero’s batting average ranks 31st, his on-base percentage is 41st, and he is 19th in slugging.
    • Bo Bichette is slugging .475 to lead his team.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Bichette’s batting average puts him 25th, his on-base percentage is 65th, and he is 26th in slugging.
    • George Springer is hitting .263 with 22 doubles, four triples, 21 home runs and 51 walks.
    • Alejandro Kirk has a .384 OBP to pace his team.

    Rays vs. Blue Jays Probable Pitchers

    Springs White
    22 GS 0
    9-4 W-L 0-0
    2.45 ERA
    121.1 IP 0
    29 BB 0
    130 SO 0

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