Toronto Blue Jays at Texas Rangers - 9/11/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Texas Rangers (59-78) vs Toronto Blue Jays (77-60)

Game Info: Sunday, September 11, 2022 at 2:35 pm (Globe Life Field)

Martin Perez (10-6) (2.82) vs Trevor Richards (3-1) (4.72)

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The Toronto Blue Jays will play the Texas Rangers in Game 3 of their series at Globe Life Field on Sunday afternoon.

The Toronto Blue Jays are 78-60 this season and have won three games in a row. Toronto has won the first two games of this series by scores of 4-3 and 11-7. The Toronto pitching staff has a 3.89 ERA, a 1.23 WHIP, and a .247 opponent batting average this season. The Blue Jays offense has scored 652 runs with a .262 batting average and a .327 on base percentage. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is batting .276 with 27 home runs and 82 RBI’s for the Blue Jays this season. The projected starter for Toronto is Trevor Richards, who is 3-1 with a 4.72 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP over 55.1 innings pitched this season.

The Texas Rangers are 59-79 this season and have lost three games in a row. Prior to losing the first two games of this series, Texas lost two out of three games against Houston. The Texas pitching staff has a 4.18 ERA, a 1.35 WHIP, and a .246 opponent batting average. The Rangers offense has scored 615 runs with a .242 batting average and a .305 on base percentage this year. Corey Seager is batting .247 with 29 home runs and 74 RBI’s for the Rangers this season. The projected starter for Texas is Martin Perez, who is 10-6 with a 2.82 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP over 166 innings pitched this season.

Toronto has played very well down the stretch and has moved into the second wild card position in the AL. Toronto is five games up on the Orioles, who are the first team out of the playoffs. Toronto is starting Trevor Richards, who will only last a couple of innings. In his last outing, Richards gave up three runs over 0.2 innings for the Jays. For Texas, Martin Perez has allowed six runs over his last 18 innings pitched. Martin Perez has been pretty solid this season, but will face a very good Blue Jays lineup. I like Texas to win behind a great outing from Perez.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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