The Toronto Blue Jays host the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB 2022 action on Friday, September 15 at Rogers Center in Toronto. The game will be broadcast live via ESPN+.
Left-hander Shane McClanahan will start on the mound for the Rays against right-hander Kevin Gausman for the Blue Jays. Toronto is 81-62 this season, while Tampa Bay is 79-63.
The Blue Jays vs. Rays game begins at 2:07 p.m. Central Time (3:07 p.m. Eastern Time) and will be streamed live on ESPN+, which is available for $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year. Bally Sports Sun and SportsNet Canada will broadcast the game regionally.
LOWER RESULT: The Toronto Blue Jays face the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday.
Toronto is 41-30 at home and 81-62 overall. Blue Jays hitters have a .427 collective hitting percentage to rank fourth in the majors.
Tampa Bay is 32-39 on the road and 79-63 overall. Rays pitchers have a collective 3.38 ERA, which ranks fourth in the majors.
The teams meet Thursday for the 15th time this season. The season series is tied 7-7.
GREAT PERFORMANCE: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has 28 home runs, 51 walks and 84 RBIs while hitting .278 for the Blue Jays. Bo Bichette is 20 for 43 with six doubles, a triple, six home runs and 15 RBIs over the last 10 games.
Randy Arozarena leads the Rays with 19 home runs while hitting .450. Manuel Margot is 11 for 32 with three doubles and three RBIs in the last 10 games.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Blue Jays: 7-3, .282 batting average, 3.58 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs
Rays: 5-5, .249 batting average, 4.87 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
INJURIES: Blue Jays: Lourdes Gurriel Jr.: 10 day IL (hamstring), Tayler Saucedo: 60 day IL (hip), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60 day IL (forearm), Nate Pearson: 60 day IL (mono )
Spokes: Brandon Lowe: IL 10 days (back), Brendan McKay: IL 60 days (elbow), Shane McClanahan: IL 15 days (shoulder), Ryan Thompson: IL 15 days (tricep), Roman Quinn: 10 -Day IL ( knee), Shane Baz: 60 day IL (elbow), Kevin Kiermaier: 60 day IL (hip), Mike Zunino: 60 day IL (shoulder), JP Feyereisen: 60 day IL (shoulder), Andrew Kittredge: 60 day IL (elbow), Tyler Glasnow: 60-day IL (elbow)
The Associated Press contributed to this report.