Toronto Blue Jays vs. Detroit Tigers: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 26, 2024

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May 26, 2024 6:10 AM
The Toronto Blue Jays look to even the series as they take on the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on Sunday, May 26, 2024, at 11:35 AM. The Tigers, currently leading the series 2-1, will aim to capitalize on their home advantage, where they hold a 12-14 record. Can the Blue Jays overcome their 11-16 road record to snatch a crucial win?
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Blue Jays vs Tigers starting pitchers

  • Casey Mize for Detroit Tigers
  • Yusei Kikuchi for Toronto Blue Jays

Blue Jays vs Tigers statistics

Stat Blue Jays Tigers
Hits 386 (26th) 404 (21st)
Batting Average .232 (22nd) .231 (23rd)
Runs Batted In 182 (29th) 201 (21st)
Runs 194 (28th) 211 (21st)
Home Runs 43 (Tied-23rd) 42 (28th)
Walks 170 (Tied-11th) 159 (21st)
Stolen Bases 28 (Tied-20th) 22 (29th)
Strikeouts 367 (28th) 459 (8th)
Pitches 7429 (22nd) 7626 (15th)

Detroit Tigers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/25/24 vs Toronto Blue Jays W 2-1
5/24/24 vs Toronto Blue Jays W 6-2
5/23/24 vs Toronto Blue Jays L 9-1
5/22/24 @ Kansas City Royals L 8-3
5/21/24 @ Kansas City Royals L 10-3

Toronto Blue Jays recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/25/24 @ Detroit Tigers L 2-1
5/24/24 @ Detroit Tigers L 6-2
5/23/24 @ Detroit Tigers W 9-1
5/22/24 vs Chicago White Sox W 9-2
5/21/24 vs Chicago White Sox L 5-0

Blue Jays vs Tigers predictions

As the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Detroit Tigers, I'm expecting a big game from Bo Bichette, who's been on a hot streak lately. I think he'll come out swinging, racking up at least two hits and a run scored. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is always a threat at the plate, and I predict he'll hit a homer and drive in two runs. Meanwhile, Danny Jansen should contribute with a solid game behind the plate and a timely hit or two.

On the other side, the Detroit Tigers will be counting on their emerging star Riley Greene to spark their offense. I think he'll come through with a couple of hits and a run scored, while Mark Canha will continue his consistent play with a hit and an RBI. Meanwhile, Javier Baez will look to break out of his slump with a strong game, potentially hitting a double and scoring a run. With Casey Mize on the mound, the Tigers' pitching staff will look to shut down the Jays' potent offense.

In a closely contested matchup, I think the Tigers will come out on top, with Mize pitching a gem and the offense doing just enough to secure a narrow win. The Jays will push them hard, but in the end, I predict the Tigers will take it 4-3. It'll be a thrilling game that comes down to the wire, with both teams giving it their all in what promises to be an exciting showdown at Comerica Park.

Detroit Tigers injuries

  • Jackson Jobe (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Luis Santana (3B): Day-To-Day
  • Eddys Leonard (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Ryan Kreidler (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Garrett Hill (RP): Day-To-Day

Toronto Blue Jays injuries

  • Bowden Francis (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Chad Green (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Joey Votto (1B): Day-To-Day
  • Arjun Nimmala (SS): Out
  • Yariel Rodriguez (SP): 15-Day-IL

Blue Jays vs Tigers game info

Venue Comerica Park
Location Detroit, Michigan
First pitch Sun 11:35 AM
Temperature 65°
Chance of Rain 0%

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