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Blue Jays, streaking Bichette set for matchup with Mets

September 13, 2020 GMT

New York Mets (21-25, fourth in the NL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (25-20, second in the AL East)

Buffalo, New York; Sunday, 3:07 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: New York: David Peterson (4-1, 4.26 ERA) Toronto: Hyun Jin Ryu (3-1, 3.38 ERA)

LINE: Blue Jays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Bo Bichette is riding a 10-game hitting streak as Toronto readies to play New York.

The Blue Jays are 11-7 on their home turf. Toronto has hit 67 home runs this season, seventh in the league. Teoscar Hernandez leads the team with 14, averaging one every 10.4 at-bats.

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The Mets have gone 11-12 away from home. New York leads the league in hitting with a .277 batting average, Michael Conforto leads the club with an average of .341.

TOP PERFORMERS: Randal Grichuk ranks second on the Blue Jays with 44 hits and is batting .272.

Pete Alonso leads the Mets with 11 home runs and is batting .221.

INJURIES: Blue Jays: Trent Thornton: (right elbow), Matt Shoemaker: (right shoulder), Jordan Romano: (finger), Nate Pearson: (elbow), Wilmer Font: (shin), Yennsy Diaz: (lat), Teoscar Hernandez: (oblique), Rowdy Tellez: (knee).

Mets: Noah Syndergaard: (elbow), Corey Oswalt: (bicep), Steven Matz: (shoulder), Franklyn Kilome: (fingernail), Robert Gsellman: (rib), Dellin Betances: (right lat), Jake Marisnick: (hamstring), Eduardo Nunez: (knee), Jed Lowrie: (knee), Rene Rivera: (elbow), Tomas Nido: (undisclosed).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.