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Game 101 Thread: Kansas City Zobrists vs. Toronto Blue Jays


Zobrist's bat and glove
Zobrist's bat and glove
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Happy Ben Zobrist day everyone!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Things Just Getting Good Lineup: Escobar 6, Moustakas 5, Cain 8, Hosmer 3, Morales DH, Zobrist 7, Perez 2, Infante 4, Dyson 9, Duffy 1.</p>— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) <a href="">July 30, 2015</a></blockquote>
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It's real! Andy McCullough tweeted about it!

Questions about Zobrist's best use rightfully remain, but for now it means a pretty exciting outfield of Zobrist/Cain/Dyson. No Orlando, no Rios, no problem.

The Royals will be sending Danny Duffy to the mound against the Blue Jays, owners of the current longest playoff-less streak in baseball. Toronto is thusly not playing around. They have acquired David Price and Troy Tulowitzke this deadline, rivaling the Royals' recent splurge for postseason action.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Tonight's lineup vs KC (7:07pm start), presented by <a href="">@MajesticOnField</a> <a href=""></a></p>— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) <a href="">July 30, 2015</a></blockquote>
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This be the Blue Jays lineup. It be scary.

Happy Zobrist Day, and enjoy the game.