The Blue Jays try to end the road slide, facing A. Globalnews.ca

Toronto Blue Jays (44-38, fourth in AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (28-55, fifth in AL West)

Oakland, California; Wednesday, 3:37 p.m. EDT

Pitching Probbles: Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (6-4, 5.72 ERA, 1.43 whips, 67 strikeouts); Athletics: James Caprillion (1-5, 5.43 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 40 strikeouts)

Fanduel Sportsbook Line: Blue Jays-184, Athletics +156; over/under is 8 runs

Bottom line: The Toronto Blue Jays will look to stop a four-game road losing streak at the Oakland Athletics.

Oakland has a 28–55 record overall and a 10-29 record in home games. Athletics leads 5-15 in games decided by one run.

Related Video

Story continues below ad

Toronto has a 44–38 record overall and a 19–20 record in road games. The Blue Jays lead 33-20 in games when they record at least eight hits.

The teams are playing this season for the sixth time on Wednesday. The Athletics are up 3–2 in the season series.

Top Performance: Seth Brown has 15 doubles, two triples and 10 home runs for athletics. Ramon Loreno is 9-for-33 with one double and three home runs in the last 10 games.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has 19 home runs, 37 walks and 53 RBIs, with .265 hits for the Blue Jays. Bo Bichette is 12-for-42 in the last 10 games with five doubles and four RBIs.

Last 10 games: Athletics: 4-6, .220 batting average, 3.54 ERA, outscore by one run

Blue Jays: 4-6, .278 batting average, 4.65 ERA, five-run outscore

Injuries: Athletics: Frankie Montas: Day-Day (Unknown), Jade Lowry: 10-Day IL (Shoulder), Jonah Bride: 10-Day IL (Shoulder), Danny Jimenez: 15-Day IL (Shoulder), Dolton Jefferies: 60-day IL (arm), Deolis Guerra: 60-day IL (elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60-day IL (elbow)

Blue Jays: Julian Meriweather: 60-Day IL (Side), Kevin Gossman: Day-Day (Ankle), Tyler Saucedo: 60-Day IL (Hip), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60-Day IL (Forearm), Yimi Garcia : 15-day IL (back), Andrew Vasquez: 15-day IL (ankle), Danny Jenson: 10-day IL (finger), Nate Pearson: 60-day IL (mono)

Story continues below ad

,

The Associated Press produced this story using technology provided by DataScrew and data from Sportradar.

© 2022 Canadian Press