Series Preview: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Milwaukee Brewers 6/10-6/12

Series Preview: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Milwaukee Brewers 6/10-6/12

The Toronto Blue Jays will take on the Milwaukee Brewers for three games this week. The Blue Jays are coming off a series win over the A’s while the Brewers are coming off a series win over the Tigers.

Toronto Blue Jays (32-33) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (38-27)

Game 1:

Date: Monday, June 10
Time: 8:10 pm EST
Broadcast: Sportsnet

Game 2:

Date: Tuesday, June 11
Time: 8:10 pm EST
Broadcast: Sportsnet

Game 3:

Date: Wednesday, June 12
Time: 2:10 pm EST
Broadcast: Sportsnet

Probable Starting Pitchers

Game 1: Jose Berrios (5-4, 2.80 ERA) vs. Colin Rea (4-2, 3.53 ERA)

Berrios gets the ball to kick the series off for the Blue Jays he is 5-4 with a 2.80 ERA, a 4.40 FIP, a 1.10 WHIP, and 60 strikeouts in 80.1 innings. In his last start, he faced the Orioles going six innings giving up two runs on six hits; he walked three and struck out two. In his career against the Brewers, he is 2-2 with a 4.57 ERA, a 0.87 WHIP, and 25 strikeouts in 21.2 innings. Rea gets the ball for Milwaukee he is 4-2 with a 3.53 ERA, a 4.57 FIP, a 1.35 WHIP, and 44 strikeouts in 63.2 innings. In his last start, he faced the Phillies going four shutout innings in relief of the opener giving up four hits; he walked two and struck out two. In his career against Toronto, he has made one start going six innings giving up three runs on five hits; he walked four and struck out four suffering the loss.

Game 2: Yusei Kikuchi (3-5, 3.48 ERA) vs. TBD

Kikuchi gets the middle game he is 3-5 with a 3.48 ERA, a 3.06 FIP, a 1.21 WHIP, and 71 strikeouts in 72.1 innings. In his last start against Baltimore, he went six innings giving up one run on four hits; he walked one and struck out six. In his career against the Brewers, he is 1-1 with a 5.14 ERA, a 1.71 WHIP, and nine strikeouts in seven innings. The Brewers haven’t announced a starter for the middle game.

Game 3: Chris Bassitt (6-6, 3.81 ERA) vs. TBD

Bassitt gets the series start for Toronto, he is making his 14th start this season, he is 6-6 with a 3.81 ERA, a 3.86 FIP, a 1.37 WHIP, and 70 strikeouts in 73.1 innings. In his last start, he faced the A’s going eight innings giving up one runs on four hits; he walked two and struck out seven. The Brewers also haven’t announced a starter for this game either.

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Milwaukee Brewers Leaders

Blue Jays:

AVG – Vladimir Guerrero Jr. – .292
HR – Daulton Varsho – 10
RBI – Daulton Varsho – 31
IP – Jose Berrios – 80.1
ERA – Jose Berrios – 2.80
K – Yusei Kikuchi – 71

Brewers:

AVG – William Conteras – .309
HR – Rhys Hoskins – 10
RBI – William Contreras – 46
IP – Freddy Peralta– 70.2
ERA – Freddy Peralta – 3.95
K – Freddy Peralta – 92

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Milwaukee Brewers Numbers

Blue Jays

AVG: .234 (21)
OPS: .681 (19)
R: 251 (24)
HR: 54 (25)
ERA: 4.19 (21)
K: 512 (25)
WHIP: 1.27 (18)

Brewers

AVG: .257 (3)                       
OPS: .741 (4)
R: 321 (6)
HR: 68 (13)
ERA: 3.68 (10)
K: 515 (23)
WHIP: 1.25 (13)

Wrap Up

The Blue Jays took care of business over the weekend, now they have a test against a team leading a division, if they can find a way to win this series that’ll be a huge step for them.

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