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    The Toronto Blue Jays (73-61) will look for Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to continue an 11-game hitting streak when they square off against the Colorado Rockies (49-84) on Friday at 8:40 PM ET at Coors Field. The Blue Jays are favored (-185) over the Rockies (+154). Toronto has Hyun-Jin Ryu set to start, while Colorado counters with Chris Flexen.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Blue Jays vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Friday, September 1, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:40 PM ET
    • Location: Denver, Colorado
    • Stadium: Coors Field
    Blue Jays vs Rockies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Blue Jays -185 12.5

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

    • TV Channel: SportsNet RM

    Blue Jays Stats & Trends

    Blue Jays Batting

    • The Blue Jays average 1.2 home runs per game to rank 16th in MLB play with 156 total home runs.
    • Toronto ranks sixth in the majors with a .258 batting average.
    • The Blue Jays’ .328 on-base percentage is eighth-best in MLB.
    • Toronto strikes out 8.1 times per game, the seventh-fewest mark in baseball.
    • The Blue Jays have hit 88 homers away from home this season (1.3 per game).
    • Toronto has a .426 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • On the road this season the club averages 9.3 hits per game and is batting .262.

    Blue Jays Key Batters

    • Guerrero is batting .267 with 26 doubles, 20 home runs and 50 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .340 while slugging .437.
    • Among qualified batters in baseball, his batting average ranks 56th, his on-base percentage ranks 45th, and he is 73rd in slugging.
    • Guerrero hopes to build on an 11-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last 10 outings he is batting .302 with two doubles, two home runs, a walk and seven RBI.
    • George Springer is batting .254 with 20 doubles, a triple, 17 home runs and 48 walks, while slugging .400 with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • He is 85th in batting average, 90th in on-base percentage and 107th in slugging among qualified batters.
    • Whit Merrifield has collected 136 base hits, an OBP of .328 and a slugging percentage of .406 this season.
    • Merrifield has logged a hit or more in three games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .222 with two doubles, a walk and an RBI.
    • Daulton Varsho is batting .221 with a .283 OBP and 50 RBI for Toronto this season.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies’ 133 home runs rank 25th in Major League Baseball.
    • Colorado has a team batting average of .248 this season, which ranks 16th among MLB teams.
    • The Rockies have an OBP of .309 this season, which ranks 25th in MLB.
    • Colorado is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 27th with an average of 9.5 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 69 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 64 home contests this season.
    • Colorado has a team slugging percentage of .439 in home games this season with 221 extra-base hits.
    • In 64 home games this season, they have a batting average of .266 while averaging 9.0 base hits per contest.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • Ryan McMahon has racked up an on-base percentage of .333 and has 118 hits, both team-high numbers for the Rockies. He’s batting .249 and slugging .457.
    • Including all qualifying players in MLB, he is 96th in batting average, 63rd in on-base percentage and 51st in slugging percentage.
    • Ezequiel Tovar leads his team with a .423 slugging percentage. He has a batting average of .255 with an on-base percentage of .291.
    • He is 84th in batting average, 132nd in on-base percentage and 84th in slugging percentage in the majors.
    • Elias Diaz has 21 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 29 walks while batting .271.
    • Charlie Blackmon has 15 doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 30 walks while hitting .288.

    Blue Jays vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    Hyun-Jin Ryu (TOR) Pitcher Chris Flexen (COL)
    3 – 1 W/L 1 – 6
    24 IP 72.2
    2.25 ERA 6.94
    1.000 WHIP 1.734
    7.5 K/9 7.1
    1.9 BB/9 3.6

    Blue Jays vs. Rockies Injury Updates

    • Blue Jays: Matt Chapman: 10 Day IL (Finger), Bo Bichette: 10 Day IL (Quadricep), Erik Swanson: 15 Day IL (Spine), Hagen Danner: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Adam Cimber: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Otto Lopez: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Chad Green: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Rockies: Kris Bryant: 10 Day IL (Finger), Chase Anderson: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Tyler Kinley: 15 Day IL (Elbow), German Márquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Feltner: 60 Day IL (Skull), Antonio Senzatela: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Austin Gomber: day-to-day (Undisclosed), Brendan Rodgers: day-to-day (Illness)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Blue Jays and Rockies (Last 10 Games)

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