Tuesday, April 25, 2017

no. 20 2017: Blue Jays (5-14) at Cardinals (9-10)

Tuesday 25 April 2017
8:15PM EDT / Busch Stadium
Marco Estrada (RHP 0-1 2.63 24K) v. Michael Wacha (RHP 2-1 2.41 17K)

Aaah, St. Louis: gateway to the West; taint of America.

Toronto hasn't faced St. Louis since 2014, long before the US fell victim to the sock puppet presidency of a sentient ostomy bag bent on world destruction. The Blue Jays weren't particularly good in 2014, either, if memory serves. Time truly is a flat circle.

Of Note: Yeah, I got nothin'. Like, Christ. Eh? At least last night was shaping up rather nicely 'til home plate umpire Toby Basner ran out of goldfish crackers and began throwing tantrums. Here's hoping the splendour of St. Louis' arch brings Toronto some badly-needed luck. Oh: and Russell Martin is playing third tonight, which...

-- knock at door a short time later --

downstairs neighbour: hello? are you okay?! hellooooo? i heard a noise.


Toronto Blue Jays
Kevin Pillar (R) CF
Ezequiel Carrera (L) LF
Jose Bautista (R) RF
Kendrys Morales (S) 1B
Russell Martin (R) 3B
Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
Darwin Barney (R) 2B
Ryan Goins (L) SS
Marco Estrada (R) P

St. Louis Cardinals
Dexter Fowler (S) CF
Matt Carpenter (L) 1B
Aledmys Diaz (R) SS
Jedd Gyorko (R) 3B
Yadier Molina (R) C
Stephen Piscotty (R) RF
Randal Grichuk (R) LF
Kolten Wong (L) 2B
Michael Wacha (R) P

This is your game thread: "Could Be Worse -- Could Be Raining!" Edition.