Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Match Preview


The two star studded teams – Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays will clash with each other on 31st July at 13:07 EST in the fully power packed Rogers Center . This match will be an all important match of the series as this match can decide the one who will lead the American league east standings.

The Orioles right now leads the pack for the eastern standings but there is only one win that is separating them from the Blue Jays hence this will be a perfect opportunity for Toronto to extract some revenge from the visitors Baltimore and end their losing streak to once again make it to the top spot.

Team Lineup

Blue Jays – Bautista, DH, J. Donaldson, E. Encarnacion, M. Saunders, T. Tulowitzki, R. Martin, M. Upton Jr., K. Pillar, D. Travis, and J. Happ.

The Blue Jays squad looks power packed on the cards but there performances have not yet been up to the standards. Their star player J. Bautista has suffered a dip in form and same has been echoed by the whole team but J.A. Happ has been the lone ranger for the team as he has fought for hard with some stellar performances.

Baltimore Orioles – Adam Jones, Jonathan Schoop, Manny Machado, Chris Davis, Mark Trumbo, Pedro Alvarez, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy, Nolan Reimold and Yovani Gallardo.

The Baltimore Orioles are on one heck of a run and will be looking to extend it along with their lead. They have history with them in the name of Yovani Gallardo who has never lost a match against the Blue Jays. The visitors will be definitely looking to establish their supremacy once again.

A match to watch

Though Orioles have shown their class but in almost 6 games they have won by just one run and on contrasting side Blue Jays season has been the disappointment because of the ongoing losing streak but they showed signs of recovery in the last match which could be a positive point for the hosts.

Red sox keeping tabs

The Red sox are not far away from the top two and hence they will be looking for a result in favour of them so that the distance between them and the top two can be shortened.



Priyadarshan Singh Chouhan is an Editor at Playcaper. He joined Playcaper after working as a freelancer online & specialises in cricket and football.

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