Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Toronto Blue Jays face TJ Friedl and the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on Friday. First pitch is at 6:40 PM ET.

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Blue Jays vs. Reds Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Friday, August 18, 2023
  • Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Apple TV+
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Venue: Great American Ball Park
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Blue Jays Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Blue Jays are 16th in MLB play with 139 total home runs.
  • Toronto's .414 slugging percentage ranks 15th in baseball.
  • The Blue Jays rank sixth in MLB with a .259 batting average.
  • Toronto ranks 16th in runs scored with 546 (4.5 per game).
  • The Blue Jays are sixth in baseball with a .330 on-base percentage.
  • The Blue Jays strike out 8.1 times per game to rank ninth in baseball.
  • Toronto's pitching staff ranks fourth in the majors with a collective 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Toronto has the first-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (3.73).
  • Pitchers for the Blue Jays combine for the No. 9-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.243).

Reds Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Reds have hit 141 homers this season, which ranks 14th in the league.
  • Cincinnati ranks 13th in the majors with a .416 team slugging percentage.
  • The Reds' .251 batting average ranks 14th in the league this season.
  • Cincinnati is among the highest scoring teams in baseball, ranking seventh with 588 total runs this season.
  • The Reds have an OBP of .328 this season, which ranks seventh in MLB.
  • The Reds rank 25th in strikeouts per game (9.2) among MLB offenses.
  • Cincinnati averages the 19th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.6) in the majors this season.
  • Cincinnati has pitched to a 4.76 ERA this season, which ranks 26th in baseball.
  • The Reds have a combined WHIP of 1.410 as a pitching staff, which ranks 25th in MLB.

Blue Jays Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Jose Berrios aims for his 10th win when he gets the start for the Blue Jays, his 25th of the season. He is 9-8 with a 3.53 ERA and 132 strikeouts in 140 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Friday, the right-hander tossed 4 1/3 innings against the Chicago Cubs, allowing four earned runs while surrendering nine hits.
  • Berrios has recorded 12 quality starts this year.
  • Berrios is looking to collect his 22nd start of five or more innings this year in this outing.
  • In four of his appearances this season he did not surrender an earned run.

Reds Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Brett Kennedy will take to the mound for the Reds, his second start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched out of the bullpen on Friday, when he threw two scoreless innings while allowing one hit to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Blue Jays Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Blue Jays Starter Opponent Starter
8/11/2023 Cubs L 6-2 Home José Berríos Javier Assad
8/12/2023 Cubs L 5-4 Home Chris Bassitt Justin Steele
8/13/2023 Cubs W 11-4 Home Hyun-Jin Ryu Jameson Taillon
8/15/2023 Phillies W 2-1 Home Yusei Kikuchi Zack Wheeler
8/16/2023 Phillies L 9-4 Home Kevin Gausman Aaron Nola
8/18/2023 Reds - Away José Berríos Brett Kennedy
8/19/2023 Reds - Away Chris Bassitt Brandon Williamson
8/20/2023 Reds - Away Hyun-Jin Ryu Hunter Greene
8/22/2023 Orioles - Away Yusei Kikuchi Jack Flaherty
8/23/2023 Orioles - Away Kevin Gausman Dean Kremer
8/24/2023 Orioles - Away José Berríos Kyle Gibson

Reds Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Reds Starter Opponent Starter
8/11/2023 Pirates W 9-2 Away Andrew Abbott Johan Oviedo
8/13/2023 Pirates L 4-2 Away Brandon Williamson Mitch Keller
8/13/2023 Pirates W 6-5 Away Luke Weaver Andre Jackson
8/15/2023 Guardians L 3-0 Home Graham Ashcraft Logan Allen
8/16/2023 Guardians W 7-2 Home Andrew Abbott Noah Syndergaard
8/18/2023 Blue Jays - Home Brett Kennedy José Berríos
8/19/2023 Blue Jays - Home Brandon Williamson Chris Bassitt
8/20/2023 Blue Jays - Home Hunter Greene Hyun-Jin Ryu
8/21/2023 Angels - Away Graham Ashcraft Lucas Giolito
8/22/2023 Angels - Away Andrew Abbott Shohei Ohtani
8/23/2023 Angels - Away Brandon Williamson Reid Detmers

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