Redmond and Blue Jays Open Series Against Lyles and Astros

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Todd Redmond (1-1, 3.32 ERA) takes on Jordan Lyles (5-6, 5.19 ERA) when the Blue Jays (57-71) play the first of a three-game series against the Astros (41-85) on Friday night at Minute Maid Park. Today's game is set to start at 7:10pm CDT and will be shown on SNET and CSN-HOU.

Redmond is 0-0 with a 1.50 ERA against the Astros in his career and should be able to take advantage of a Houston offense that is hitting just .237 for the year. Lyles holds a 0-0 record with a 7.20 ERA in his career vs. the Blue Jays. The Blue Jays look to stop their current five game losing streak. In their last game, the Blue Jays lost to the Yankees 5-3 while the Astros fell 5-4 to the Rangers. This season, the Blue Jays offense has pounded Astros pitching, hitting .310 with eight home runs in four games.


Astros Offense
Grade Player POS PA BA R HR RBI SB
B- 80.7 L. Hoes LF 78 .307 13 1 4 4
C+ 77.7 J. Castro C 449 .273 54 15 47 2
C 76.5 M. Stassi C 7 .333 0 0 1 0
C 74.0 C. Carter DH 456 .214 51 23 64 0
C 73.4 J. Altuve 2B 514 .274 49 4 41 30
C 72.7 B. Wallace 1B 201 .220 22 10 28 1
C- 71.7 M. Dominguez 3B 454 .236 44 17 62 0
C- 71.2 J. Villar SS 92 .244 12 0 1 11
C- 70.6 R. Grossman LF 234 .263 24 3 16 6
D 66.3 B. Barnes CF 342 .225 36 6 27 10
D 66.0 M. Gonzalez SS 200 .226 21 4 14 6
D 65.9 J. Elmore 2B 118 .250 13 2 6 0


Blue Jays Offense
Grade Player POS PA BA R HR RBI SB
B+ 87.2 E. Encarnacio 1B 550 .273 76 31 93 7
B 83.5 R. Davis CF 264 .273 38 2 15 40
B 83.2 J. Reyes SS 268 .294 37 9 29 12
C+ 79.5 A. Lind DH 424 .280 53 16 44 1
C 74.1 B. Lawrie 3B 298 .262 29 9 31 6
C 73.9 M. DeRosa 3B 191 .223 20 7 31 0
D+ 68.1 J. Arencibia C 408 .214 39 19 49 0
D 66.8 A. Gose CF 48 .244 5 0 2 2
D 66.7 M. Kawasaki SS 235 .219 21 1 22 7
F 52.7 J. Thole C 96 .146 8 1 6 0
F 41.1 M. Sierra RF 5 .000 1 0 0 0
F 37.1 K. Pillar CF 30 .080 1 0 1 0


Astros Pitching
Grade Player IP W L ERA WHIP K
A 94.6 D. Martinez 2.2 0.00 0.38 1
A- 90.0 B. Oberholtze 34.0 3 1 2.91 1.09 22
B+ 87.8 J. Cosart 45.0 1 1 1.60 1.18 21
B 84.3 C. Lo 9.0 0 1 1.00 1.22 5
D 66.8 E. Bedard 124.2 3 9 4.48 1.49 112
D 62.5 B. Peacock 48.1 2 4 5.59 1.45 43
D 62.0 J. Lyles 109.1 5 6 5.19 1.51 75
D- 61.8 D. Keuchel 118.0 5 7 5.11 1.54 89
F 55.9 L. Harrell 131.1 6 14 5.55 1.68 76
F 27.3 P. Humber 41.2 0 8 9.07 1.92 25


Blue Jays Pitching
Grade Player IP W L ERA WHIP K
B 84.8 B. Cecil 58.1 5 1 2.78 1.08 68
B 82.0 A. Loup 62.0 4 6 2.47 1.10 44
B- 80.3 N. Wagner 30.2 2 4 3.23 1.14 26
C+ 78.4 T. Redmond 43.1 1 1 3.32 1.11 44
C 73.2 M. Buehrle 164.0 9 7 4.23 1.33 111
C 72.9 R. Dickey 176.1 9 12 4.49 1.27 137
C 72.5 B. Lincoln 30.1 1 2 3.56 1.42 24
D+ 68.4 E. Rogers 103.1 3 7 4.53 1.44 72
D 64.8 J. Happ 54.2 3 3 5.10 1.46 43