On Wednesday, the Toronto Blue Jays concluded a two-game interleague series on the road against the Washington Nationals. Toronto is 63-54 following an 8-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Toronto hit four home runs in the victory to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Mariners. The Blue Jays are fourth in the American League East eight games behind the first-place Tampa Bay Rays.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr is batting .314 to lead Toronto and the designated hitter has team highs in home runs with 35, RBIs with 88, hits with 134 and on-base percentage at .409. As a team, Toronto has hit 178 home runs in 117 games. On Wednesday, Toronto will send Jose Berrios to the mound. The right-hander is 8-6 with an ERA of 3.52, 142 Ks and 37 BBs.
Washington is 50-68 following a 6-5 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. The Nationals have lost seven straight and were swept by Atlanta in their three-game series over the weekend after being swept by the New York Mets in a three-game series. Washington is last in the National League East 12 ½ games behind the first place Atlanta Braves.
Juan Soto is batting .302 to lead Washington and the left fielder has team highs in home runs with 19, RBIs with 63, hits with 108 and on-base percentage at .437. As a team, Washington has hit 131 home runs in 118 games. On Wednesday, Washington will send Josiah Gray to the mound. The right-hander is 0-1 with an ERA of 4.13, 31 Ks and 9 BBs.