Rays at Jays 9/28/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 09/28/2019 at 10:13 AM ET

Rays at Jays 9/28/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions

AL East Division foes will clash on Saturday afternoon, when the Tampa Bay Rays and Toronto Blue Jays continue their weekend series from Rogers Centre. Last night, Tampa Bay clinched a wild card spot with a 6-2 road victory against Toronto. SP Tyler Glasnow threw four plus scoreless innings and Tommy Pham connected on a two-run shot.

Twenty-seven year old righty Ryan Yarbrough (11-5 4.08 ERA) will take the mound for the Rays in this matchup. Yarbrough has dropped consecutive starts and has been tagged for 12 runs over his last eight plus innings.

The Toronto Blue Jays have lost 46 of their 79 home games and have a bright future ahead. On Friday, Toronto batters managed just four hits and struck out 11 times. Teoscar Hernandez crushed a two-run blast for the Blue Jays, who lost for the 95th time this season.

The Blue Jays will counter with twenty-five year old righty Trent Thornton (5-9 5.00 ERA) on Saturday. Through 149 plus innings, Thornton has struck out 141 batters and owns a 1.42 WHIP.

Tampa Bay 3B Yandy Diaz (foot) has a possibility to return for the postseason. Through 160 games, Tampa Bay ranks 14th in OPS and 15th in runs scored. For the season, Toronto ranks 23rd in OPS and 23rd in runs scored. Take the Blue Jays to win at home. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Blue Jays 6-4.

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