Blue Jays try to finish the road slide, take on the A’s

Toronto Blue Jays (44-38, fourth in AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (28-55, fifth in AL West)

Oakland, California; Wednesday 3:37 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBES: Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (6-4, 5.72 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 67 strikeouts); Athletics: James Kaprieelian (1-5, 5.43 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 40 strikeouts)

SPORTS FANDUEL LINE: Blue Jays -184, Athletics +156; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays will look to stop a four-game losing streak when they take on the Oakland Athletics.

Oakland has a 28-55 record overall and a 10-29 record in home games. Athletics has gone 5-15 in games decided by one run.

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Toronto has a 44-38 record overall and a 19-20 record in road games. The Blue Jays are gone 33-20 in games when they record at least eight hits.

The teams play Wednesday for the sixth time this season. Athletics leads 3-2 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMER: Seth Brown has 15 doubles, two triples and 10 home runs for track and field. Ramon Laureano is 9-on-33 with a double and three home runs in his last 10 games.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has 19 homers, 37 walks and 53 RBI while batting .265 for the Blue Jays. Bo Bichette is 12-for-42 with five doubles and four RBI in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 4-6, .220 batting average, 3.54 ERA, beaten by a run

Blue Jays: 4-6, .278 batting average, 4.65 ERA, bested five runs

INJURIES: Athletics: Frankie Montas: Daily (undisclosed), Jed Lowrie: 10-day IL (shoulder), Jonah Bride: 10-day IL (shoulder), Dany Jimenez: 15-day IL (shoulder), Daulton Jefferies: 60 days IL (arm), Deolis Guerra: 60 days IL (elbows), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60 days IL (elbows)

Blue Jays: Julian Merryweather: 60 days IL (side), Kevin Gausman: Everyday (ankle), Tayler Saucedo: 60 days IL (hip), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60 days IL (forearm), Yimi Garcia: 15 days IL ( back), Andrew Vasquez: 15 days IL (ankle), Danny Jansen: 10 days IL (fingers), Nate Pearson: 60 days IL (mono)

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

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