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Game 113 Preview: Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays

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Blake Snell tries to lead the Rays to a series victory

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TODAY'S STARTING PITCHERS:

2016 W L ERA FIP K% BB% AVG BABIP HR GS IP fWAR
Blake Snell 3 4 2.95 3.04 23.6% 11.4% .238 .316 2 10 55.0 1.4
JA Happ 15 3 4.22 4.27 19.8% 7.6% .258 .297 22 26/30 158.0 1.0

Blake Snell turned in another Blake Snell like performance during his last start as he racked up a high number of strikeouts, walked a couple, and left before completing the sixth inning. Snell allowed a run on four hits while he walked two and struck out seven before departing with one out in the sixth inning.


J.A. Happ Scouting Report:

Happ has been really good this year (at times). Over his last six starts, he has given up an earned run or less during five of those outings. His last time out was on the fourth against the Astros where he allowed a run on four hits while he walked one and struck out six over six innings pitched.

His Splits:

2016 TBF wOBA AVG OBP SLG HR K% BB%
vs LHB 100 .298 .233 .313 .364 3 15.0% 9.0%
vs RHB 452 .291 .228 .288 .380 12 22.6% 7.1%
HOME 269 .300 .243 .306 .380 7 24.2% 7.4%
AWAY 283 .285 .215 .280 .375 8 18.4% 7.4%

Today's Lineups

TAMPA BAY RAYS TORONTO BLUE JAYS
Logan Forsythe - 2B Devon Travis - 2B
Kevin Kiermaier - CF Josh Donaldson - 3B
Evan Longoria - 3B Edwin Encarnacion - DH
Brad Miller - 1B Russell Martin - C
Mikie Mahtook - LF Troy Tulowitzki - SS
Steven Souza - RF Melvin Upton Jr. - CF
Tim Beckham - SS Michael Saunders - RF
Richie Shaffer - DH Justin Smoak - 1B
Luke Maile - C Darwin Barney - LF
Blake Snell - LHP J.A. Happ - LHP