After Reynaldo López pooped himself last night, it seems Lucas Giolito has shake-and-baked his way back into the lead in the battle for most promising unproven rotation arm, which is the way the pair ended last season. Of course, Giolito has backed into that status due to Reylo’s recent stinkitude, but still, two of Giolito’s last three starts have been strong, one average. It’s something to build on, or something.
Tonight, Yo-Yo is up top ...
... and our closer is batting sixth.
And from the Great White North, some weirdness is afoot:
Did you know: @JohnAxford has pitched in 537 career games - all in relief.— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) July 28, 2018
Today, he's scheduled to make his first career @MLB start, becoming the 6th Canadian to start a game for the #BlueJays
Pretty cool, eh? Go get 'em, John! pic.twitter.com/CkWgKpgaea
Perhaps the White Sox will raise the ante and start Davidson on the mound on Sunday.