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    The Toronto Blue Jays (80-65) host the Texas Rangers (80-64) at 7:07 PM ET on Wednesday in a matchup featuring two of MLB’s most consistent hitters. Bo Bichette has a batting average of .306 (eighth in the majors) for the favored Blue Jays (-122), while Corey Seager is third in MLB play hitting .338 this season for the underdog Rangers (+103). Toronto has Yusei Kikuchi starting, and Texas will send out Jordan Montgomery.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Blue Jays vs. Rangers

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 13, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:07 PM ET
    • Location: Toronto, Ontario
    • Stadium: Rogers Centre
    Blue Jays vs Rangers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Blue Jays -122 8.5

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

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Blue Jays Stats & Trends

    Blue Jays Batting

    • The Blue Jays rank 18th in MLB action with 168 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • Toronto’s .259 batting average is fifth-best in MLB.
    • The Blue Jays’ .332 on-base percentage is fourth-best in baseball.
    • Toronto strikes out 8.0 times per game to rank seventh in MLB.
    • The Blue Jays have hit 73 home runs at home this season (1.0 per game).
    • Toronto is averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game while slugging .406 in home contests.
    • The team averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .252 at home this season.

    Blue Jays Key Batters

    • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto with an OBP of .340 this season while batting .263 with 57 walks and 67 runs scored. He has a slugging percentage of .429.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, he ranks 70th in batting average, 47th in on-base percentage, and 82nd in slugging.
    • George Springer is hitting .262 with 22 doubles, a triple, 19 home runs and 56 walks, while slugging .411 with an on-base percentage of .334.
    • Among qualifying hitters, his batting average places him 73rd, his on-base percentage 63rd, and his slugging percentage 101st.
    • Springer takes a four-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last five outings he is hitting .368 with two home runs, two walks and five RBI.
    • Whit Merrifield is batting .281 with a .395 slugging percentage and 62 RBI this year.
    • Bichette has 153 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .476, both of which rank first among Toronto hitters this season.

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers’ 203 home runs rank sixth in Major League Baseball.
    • Texas’ .266 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking second in MLB.
    • The Rangers have an OBP of .338 this season, which ranks third in MLB.
    • Texas ranks 14th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.7 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 69 road contests this season.
    • Texas is slugging .417 in 69 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .258 with 9.2 base hits per contest.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Marcus Semien has racked up a team-high .470 slugging percentage. He’s batting .278 with an on-base percentage of .349.
    • Including all qualifying players, he is 24th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 37th and he is 46th in slugging.
    • Seager leads his team with 138 hits and a .400 on-base percentage. He has a batting average of .338 while slugging .654.
    • His batting average ranks third among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is sixth, and he is first in slugging.
    • Nate Lowe has 37 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 84 walks while hitting .275.
    • Jonah Heim has 27 doubles, 16 home runs and 32 walks while batting .266.

    Blue Jays vs. Rangers Probable Pitchers

    Yusei Kikuchi (TOR) Pitcher Jordan Montgomery (TEX)
    9 – 5 W/L 8 – 11
    148.2 IP 161.2
    3.57 ERA 3.62
    1.244 WHIP 1.243
    9.7 K/9 8
    2.6 BB/9 2.4

    Blue Jays vs. Rangers Injury Updates

    • Blue Jays: Brandon Belt: 10 Day IL (Back), Matt Chapman: 10 Day IL (Finger), Danny Jansen: 10 Day IL (Finger), Hagen Danner: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Adam Cimber: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Otto Lopez: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Whit Merrifield: day-to-day (Groin)
    • Rangers: Josh Jung: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Adolis García: 10 Day IL (Knee), Josh Sborz: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Jacob deGrom: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brad Miller: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Scherzer: day-to-day (Triceps )

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


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