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New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series)

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New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#1 » by So_Fresh » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:19 am

Starting Lineups TBD.

Let's do it baby. Go Jays Go!

Game 1: (3:37PM) Stroman vs Zimmermann
Game 2: (7:07PM) Boyd vs Shoemaker
Game 3: (3:07PM) Turnbull vs Sanchez
Game 4: (1:07PM) Moore vs Thornton

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Post#2 » by phillipmike » Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:35 pm

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I think this is wrong but lets wait and see.

To make room for Tellez, the Jays would have (to);
1. Go with a 7 Man Pen (early indications were an 8 man pen)
2. A trade, maybe Pillar?
3. An injury to an OF or Smoak?

Likely it is option 1.
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Post#3 » by phillipmike » Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:31 pm

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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#4 » by Raps_Swingman » Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:47 pm

Game 2: (7:07PM) Boyd vs Shoemaker
Game 3: (3:07PM) Turnbull vs Sanchez
Game 4: (1:07PM) Moore vs Thronton
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Post#5 » by phillipmike » Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:48 pm

Sounds like Rowdy is on the team and will be playing tonight in place of Morales at DH. LF hasnt been confirmed but i assume its McKinney.

Likely solution with respect to the 25 man is Norris isnt ready and wont be available - makes perfect sense because he isnt on the 40 man roster. Rowdy on the team and a 7 man pen to start.

Lineup:
C: Jansen
1B: Smoak
2B: Gurriel
SS: Galvis
3B: Drury
RF: Grichuk
CF: Pillar
LF: McKinney

Bench:
C: Maile
1B/DH: Tellez
INF: Urena
OF: Alford

Rotation:
Stroman
Shoemaker
Sanchez
Richard
Thornton

Pen:
Giles
Biagini
Hudson
Mayza
Gaviglio
Pannone
Luciano

2019 Average Batter Age : 26.2 years
2019 Average Pitcher Age: 27.8 years
Total: 27.0 years

Youngest team since 1982.
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#6 » by So_Fresh » Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:49 pm

Guys i haven't been this excited about a rebuild and start to a season in a while. Glad to see Tellez and Alford making the team. Thanks for the update phillipmike!
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#7 » by Brinbe » Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:35 pm

Will be interesting to see the attendance today. Excited for our young guys. Detroit isn't very good at least it'll be a competitive series.
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#8 » by WuTang_OG » Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:03 pm

whole season is going to be a yawn fest

screw rogers
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Post#9 » by And1Skip » Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:11 pm

So why did they tell Alford to fly into Toronto this morning and he tweeted and instagram posted that he's excited to experience his first Opening Day? He's just here as a spectator and drive down to Buffalo after?
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Post#10 » by polo007 » Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:25 pm

And1Skip wrote:So why did they tell Alford to fly into Toronto this morning and he tweeted and instagram posted that he's excited to experience his first Opening Day? He's just here as a spectator and drive down to Buffalo after?

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And1Skip wrote:So why did they tell Alford to fly into Toronto this morning and he tweeted and instagram posted that he's excited to experience his first Opening Day? He's just here as a spectator and drive down to Buffalo after?


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So does that mean they were possibly close on a Pillar trade but fell through?
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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#12 » by phillipmike » Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:06 pm

That last tweet made me think the Jays had a trade fall apart. Possibly for Pillar.
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Post#13 » by BigLeagueChew » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:29 pm

Ah the tedious daily lineup posting.

3B B. Drury R
RF R. Grichuk R
LF T. Hernandez R
1B Justin Smoak S
2B L. Gurriel R
CF Kevin Pillar R
DH Rowdy Tellez L
C Danny Jansen R
SS F. Galvis S

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Re: New season. New hope. Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4 game series) 

Post#14 » by rarefind » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:51 pm

Definitely a trade that fell apart... Perhaps the Oakland deal had move moving pieces, then there was that Giants rumour from a couple days ago.
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Post#15 » by Fairview4Life » Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:09 pm

BigLeagueChew wrote:Ah the tedious daily lineup posting.

3B B. Drury R
RF R. Grichuk R
LF T. Hernandez R
1B Justin Smoak S
2B L. Gurriel R
CF Kevin Pillar R
DH Rowdy Tellez L
C Danny Jansen R
SS F. Galvis S

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I am excited about watching several of these people try and hit the baseball.
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Post#18 » by BigLeagueChew » Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:46 pm

Fairview4Life wrote:
I am excited about watching several of these people try and hit the baseball.


At least we're playing the Tigers.

Jonah kerri mentions out of the park baseball sims, we have less than %1 chance of winning but that's with Grichuk winning MVP and Sanchez throwing 236 innings.
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Post#20 » by So_Fresh » Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:26 pm

BigLeagueChew wrote:
Fairview4Life wrote:
I am excited about watching several of these people try and hit the baseball.


At least we're playing the Tigers.

Jonah kerri mentions out of the park baseball sims, we have less than %1 chance of winning but that's with Grichuk winning MVP and Sanchez throwing 236 innings.


That OOTP game is so addicting! Anything is possible. Let's see how this season plays out.

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