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Red Sox at Blue Jays lineup: What do you even say any more?

It’s a puzzler.

Boston Red Sox v Toronto Blue Jays
Hey boo.
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The Red Sox (81-34), who cannot mathematically finish below .500 on the season no matter how hard they care to try, face the Blue Jays (51-62), who likely will finish below .500, when they finish off a three-game set in Toronto (7:07 P.M., NESN) that the Sox seek to sweep. Yeah buddy.

About tonight’s game: Rick Porcello (14-4, 3.84 ERA), coming off his motherfucking masterpiece, looks to pick it back up against lefty Ryan Borucki (1-2, 2.30 ERA) and a hopefully beaten-down Toronto team. Steve Pearce is back in against the lefty, because life is beautiful, and that’s basically it for worthwhile information. Oh and Rafael Devers is out.

About last night’s game: More of the same, as the Sox won 10-5 to run their latest winning streak to 1 games. Read Matt’s recap here.

Forecast: 81 degrees with a chance of severe thunderstorms, so I think we’re gettin’ domed on this one.

Today’s reading: Remember last month when I said this was the best Sox team I’ve ever seen? I do.

A good tweet:


Game 116 at Blue Jays

Lineup Spot Red Sox Blue Jays
Lineup Spot Red Sox Blue Jays
1 Mookie Betts, RF Curtis Granderson, DH
2 Andrew Benintendi, LF Devon Travis, 2B
3 Steve Pearce, 1B Justin Smoak, 1B
4 J.D. Martinez, DH Randal Grichuk, RF
5 Xander Bogaerts, SS Yangervis Solarte, 3B
6 Eduardo Núñez, 3B Teoscar Hernández, LF
7 Brock Holt, 2B Russell Martin, C
8 Sandy León, C Aledmys Díaz, SS
9 Jackie Bradley Jr., CF Kevin Pillar, CF
SP Rick Porcello, RHP Ryan Borucki, LHP