On Wednesday evening, Game 2 of their series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays will take place at Rogers Centre.
The 46-42 Philadelphia Phillies have dropped three straight games and are currently on a losing streak. Tuesday night’s Game 1 of this series ended with a 4-3 defeat for Philadelphia. This season, the pitching staff for Philadelphia had a 3.76 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and a.238 opponents’ batting average. The Phillies offence has produced 413 runs while hitting for a.247 average and being on base.313 percent of the time. For the Phillies this year, Kyle Schwarber is hitting.216 with 28 home runs and 57 RBI. Zack Wheeler, who has tossed 95 innings this season and has a record of 8-4, 2.46 ERA, and 1.05 WHIP, is anticipated to start for Philadelphia.
The Toronto Blue Jays now have a record of 46-42 and have dropped four of their previous five games. Toronto dropped all four games played against Seattle before taking Game 1 of this series. With a 4.08 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, and.251 opponents’ batting average, Toronto’s pitching staff is performing poorly. The Blue Jays offence has produced 401 runs this season while batting at a.259 average and.325 on-base percentage. For the Blue Jays this year, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is hitting.266 with 19 home runs and 54 RBI. Ross Stripling, who has tossed 67.1 innings this season and has a record of 4-3, 3.34 ERA, and 1.16 WHIP, is anticipated to start for Toronto.
Philadelphia has a 38-game winning streak, a 25-13 record, and a 1-5 record in game twos in series. In Philadelphia’s last 7 games, the under is 7-0. Toronto is 2-7 in their last 9 game twos of a series and 7-1 in their past 8 home interleague games. In Toronto’s previous 22 home games, the over is 18-4. In the previous 32 matches between these two clubs, Philadelphia has a 9-23 record.
Tuesday night’s game between these two teams was incredibly enjoyable, and this game should be no different. This season, Philadelphia’s Zack Wheeler has thrown exceptionally well and hasn’t given up a run in his last 14 innings. Ross Stripling has given up five runs in his last 9.2 innings for Toronto.
Free Pick: Toronto Blue Jays