Toronto Blue Jays probable pitchers & starting lineups vs. Cleveland Guardians, August 25

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Coming off of two straight losses to the division rival Orioles, the Toronto Blue Jays now are setting their sights on a weekend series against the Cleveland Guardians. At 60-68, the Guardians are six games behind the Twins in the AL Central but have just a 3.5% chance at making the playoffs per ESPN and have a run differential of -11 entering tonight.

Probable starting pitchers

  • Right-hander Chris Bassitt is set to make his 27th start of the year in tonight's matchup. The 34-year-old has been a steady and reliable presence in the Blue Jays rotation and has gone six or more innings with six or more strikeouts in four of his last five starts. On the season, he is 12-6 with a 3.92 ERA, 4.54 FIP and 107 ERA+ in just under 152 innings of work.
  • Rookie Tanner Bibee will take the ball for the Guardians, making his 21st start of the year and his career. Just three outings ago, he hurled seven shutout innings against the Blue Jays in which he didn't walk a batter and struck out six. All told, the 24-year-old is 9-3 with a 3.01 ERA, 3.63 FIP and 137 ERA+ this season.

Toronto Blue Jays starting lineup, August 25

  • 1. 2B Whit Merrifield
  • 2. SS Bo Bichette
  • 3. DH Brandon Belt
  • 4. 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
  • 5. RF George Springer
  • 6. LF Daulton Varsho
  • 7. 3B Matt Chapman
  • 8. C Alejandro Kirk
  • 9. CF Kevin Kiermaier

Cleveland Guardians starting lineup, August 25

  • 1. LF Steven Kwan
  • 2. 3B José Ramírez
  • 3. 1B Kole Calhoun
  • 4. RF Oscar Gonzalez
  • 5. 2B Andrés Giménez
  • 6. DH Will Brennan
  • 7. SS Gabriel Arias
  • 8. C Bo Naylor
  • 9. CF Myles Straw

What channel is the Toronto Blue Jays game on tonight?

  • Game time: 7:07 pm ET
  • Sportsnet will have the Blue Jays broadcast.
  • Guardians fans can catch the game on Bally Sports Great Lakes.

How do I stream the Toronto Blue Jays game tonight?

How can I listen to the Toronto Blue Jays game tonight?

  • The Blue Jays broadcast will be on Sportsnet 590.
  • Guardians fans can tune into the game on WMMS 100.7, WTAM 1100 and Guardians Radio Network.