Just three of the next fifteen games has the Sox facing an above .500 team. Those three games are against the Dodgers after the All-Star Break. This is the time where they have to capitalize on this easy stretch. After this period… they will play nine game against the Yankees and Rays from July 22nd to the trading deadline on July 31st. It’s go time to gain some ground in the playoff race.

 

Chris Sale takes the mound for the Red Sox.

Jacob Waguespack takes the ball for the Blue Jays:

First Pitch – 7:07pm ET !!!


Chris Sale — Career vs Toronto Blue Jays in 17 games (14 starts), 7-4 with a 2.81 ERA. Career at Rogers Centre in 9 games (8 starts), 5-1 with a 1.60 ERA.


Toronto Blue Jays:

Cavan Biggio —–

Brandon Drury – 0 for 6, 4 Ks

Freddy Galvis – 4 for 11 (.364 avg) 3 RBIs, 2 Ks

Randal Grichuk – 6 for 12 (.500 avg) Double, 2 HRs, 3 RBIs, Walk, K

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. – 1 for 3 (.333 avg) K

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. – 2 for 12 (.167 avg) Double, RBI, 5 Ks

Teoscar Hernandez – 2 for 11 (.182 avg) Double, HR, 2 RBIs, 3 Walks, 4 Ks

Danny Jansen – 1 for 5 (.200 avg) K

Luke Maile – 2 for 6 (.333 avg) HR, 2 RBIs, 3 Ks

Justin Smoak – 6 for 27 (.222 avg) Double, HR, RBI, 3 Walks, 8 Ks

Eric Sogard – 2 for 7 (.286 avg) K

Rowdy Tellez —–


Jacob Waguespack — First career start vs the Boston Red Sox. First career start at Rogers Centre.


Boston Red Sox:

*** No active Red Sox batters have previously faced Waguespack before.

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