Cleveland Guardians and Toronto Blue Jays meet in game 3 of series
Toronto Blue Jays (16-12, third in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Guardians (13-13, third in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Alek Manoah (4-0, 1.45 ERA, .84 WHIP, 32 strikeouts); Guardians: Konnor Pilkington (0-0)
BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians play the Toronto Blue Jays, leading the series 2-0.
Cleveland is 6-4 at home and 13-13 overall. The Guardians have the fourth-best team on-base percentage in the majors at .322.
Toronto is 16-12 overall and 10-6 at home. The Blue Jays have a 7-3 record in games when they out-hit their opponents.
The teams meet Sunday for the third time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland with seven home runs while slugging .629. Steven Kwan is 7-for-25 with a home run and five RBI over the past 10 games.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has four doubles and seven home runs for the Blue Jays. Bo Bichette is 14-for-41 with four doubles and a home run over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Guardians: 6-4, .259 batting average, 4.30 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs
Blue Jays: 4-6, .212 batting average, 4.81 ERA, outscored by 22 runs
INJURIES: Guardians: Yu Chang: 10-Day IL (covid-19), James Karinchak: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Carlos Vargas: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Cody Morris: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Blue Jays: Tayler Saucedo: 10-Day IL (hip), Cavan Biggio: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 10-Day IL (forearm), Danny Jansen: 10-Day IL (oblique), Nate Pearson: 10-Day IL (mono)