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    Davis Schneider leads the Toronto Blue Jays (63-50) into a contest with the Cleveland Guardians (54-58) a game after he picked up four hits in a 13-1 win over the Red Sox. The Blue Jays are favored (-129) against the Guardians (+109) in this outing, which begins at 7:10 PM ET on Monday. Toronto’s Hyun-Jin Ryu starts against Cleveland’s Gavin Williams.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Blue Jays vs. Guardians

    • Game Day: Monday, August 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    • Stadium: Progressive Field
    Blue Jays vs Guardians Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Blue Jays -129 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Blue Jays vs. the Guardians?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Blue Jays Stats & Trends

    Blue Jays Batting

    • The Blue Jays rank 14th in MLB play with 133 total home runs.
    • Toronto’s .261 batting average is fifth-best in MLB.
    • The Blue Jays’ .332 on-base percentage is fifth-best in baseball.
    • Toronto’s hitters strike out 8.1 times per game, the ninth-fewest strikeouts in the majors.
    • The Blue Jays average 1.3 home runs per road game this season (77 total on the road).
    • Toronto has a .435 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The club is batting .267 with 561 hits (9.5 per game) on the road this season.

    Blue Jays Key Batters

    • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has 22 doubles, 18 home runs and 44 walks while batting .263. He has an on-base percentage of .340 and a slugging percentage of .443.
    • Among all qualifying batters in the majors, he ranks 61st in batting average, 55th in on-base percentage, and 66th in slugging.
    • George Springer is hitting .252 with 17 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 40 walks, while slugging .388 with an on-base percentage of .322.
    • His batting average is 85th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 92nd, and his slugging percentage 109th.
    • Springer takes a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is hitting .444 with three doubles, four walks and three RBI.
    • Whit Merrifield has hit 10 homers with a team-high .419 SLG this season.
    • Matt Chapman leads the Blue Jays in OBP (.351) and total hits (104) this season.
    • Chapman brings a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .250 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and five RBI.

    Guardians Stats & Trends

    Guardians Batting

    • The Guardians’ 84 home runs rank last in MLB this season.
    • Cleveland has a team batting average of .250 this season, which ranks 16th among MLB teams.
    • The Guardians have an OBP of .313 this season, which ranks 22nd in MLB.
    • No team has fewer strikeouts this season than Cleveland, which has struck out only 6.9 times per game on average.
    • In 55 games at home this season, they’ve hit 38 homers, an average of 0.7 per contest.
    • In 55 home games this season, it is slugging .388 with 161 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 55 home games this season, they have a batting average of .252 while averaging 8.3 base hits per contest.

    Guardians Key Batters

    • Jose Ramirez a has .359 on-base percentage to pace the Guardians. He’s batting .287 while slugging .498.
    • He is 14th in batting average, 29th in on-base percentage and 23rd in slugging percentage among all qualified batters in MLB.
    • Ramirez hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .200 with a double, three walks and two RBI.
    • Steven Kwan is slugging .378 to pace his team. He has a batting average of .273 with an on-base percentage of .346.
    • Including all qualifying players, he is 44th in batting average, 47th in on-base percentage and 116th in slugging percentage.
    • Andres Gimenez is hitting .234 with 19 doubles, four triples, 10 home runs and 24 walks.
    • Will Brennan has 18 doubles, five home runs and 11 walks while batting .260.

    Blue Jays vs. Guardians Probable Pitchers

    Hyun-Jin Ryu (TOR) Pitcher Gavin Williams (CLE)
    0 – 1 W/L 1 – 3
    5 IP 42.2
    7.20 ERA 3.37
    2.000 WHIP 1.336
    5.4 K/9 7.8
    1.8 BB/9 4.4

    Blue Jays vs. Guardians Injury Updates

    • Blue Jays: Bo Bichette: 10 Day IL (Knee), Jordan Romano: 15 Day IL (Back), Trevor Richards: 15 Day IL (Neck), Adam Cimber: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Otto Lopez: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Chad Green: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Danny Jansen: day-to-day (Wrist), Kevin Kiermaier: day-to-day (Elbow)
    • Guardians: Tyler Freeman: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Josh Naylor: 10 Day IL (Side), Cal Quantrill: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Shane Bieber: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Triston McKenzie: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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