Toronto Blue Jays probable pitchers & starting lineups vs. Cleveland Guardians, June 23

Can the Blue Jays avoid being swept in back-to-back series?
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After Saturday’s 6-3 loss to the Cleveland Guardians, the Toronto Blue Jays are on the verge of being swept for the second series in a row. With a record of 35-41 and currently dead last in the AL East Division, they will hope to change their fortunes around on Sunday to salvage at least a win in what is turning out to be a disastrous week for the team.

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Probable starting pitchers

  • The Blue Jays will have Yusei Kikuchi toe the rubber in what will be his 16th start of the season. To date, Kikuchi has been one of the few bright spots on the team in 2024 as he has compiled a 4-6 record, 3.65 ERA with 83 strikeouts in 81.1 innings pitched. He will look to bounce back from a sub-par outing against the Boston Red Sox last time out where he gave up 5 runs on 7 hits in just 4 innings of work.
  • The Guardians will counter with 26-year-old right-handed pitcher Triston McKenzie. The former first rounder has he dusted some control and command issues this season, posting a 3-4 record with a 4.48 ERA, a league-leading 42 walks, along with 65 strikeouts in just 70.1 innings pitched. He had his shortest outing of the season in his last start against the Seattle Mariners, going just 2.1 innings and giving up 4 runs on 3 hits and 4 walks with zero strikeouts. Like Kikuchi, McKenzie will look to rebound on Sunday with hopes to help the Guardians complete the sweep over the Jays this weekend.

Toronto Blue Jays starting lineup, June 23

  • 1. SS Isiah Kiner-Falefa
  • 2. 2B Spencer Horwitz
  • 3. 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
  • 4. DH Justin Turner
  • 5. RF George Springer
  • 6. 3B Addison Barger
  • 7. C Danny Jansen
  • 8. LF Davis Schneider
  • 9. CF Kevin Kiermaier

Cleveland Guardians starting lineup, June 23

  • 1. LF Steven Kwan
  • 2. CF Tyler Freeman
  • 3. DH José Ramírez
  • 4. 1B Josh Naylor
  • 5. C David Fry
  • 6. 2B Daniel Schneemann
  • 7. RF Johnathan Rodriguez
  • 8. SS Brayan Rocchio
  • 9. 3B Angel Martínez

What channel is the Toronto Blue Jays game on today?

  • Game time: 1:40 p.m. ET
  • Sportsnet and Sportsnet+ will have the Blue Jays broadcast.
  • Guardians fans can catch the game on Bally Sports Great Lakes.
  • On a national stage, MLB Network will have the broadcast for out-of-market viewers only.

How do I stream the Toronto Blue Jays game today?

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

  • The Blue Jays broadcast will be on SN590 and the SN App.
  • Guardians fans can tune into the game on WTAM 1100, WMMS 100.7, Guardians Radio Network and WARF 1350.