Seattle Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays starting lineups and probable pitchers, July 7

The Mariners take on the Blue Jays in the rubber match of this three-game series, looking for their first series win in July.
Toronto Blue Jays v Seattle Mariners
Toronto Blue Jays v Seattle Mariners / Steph Chambers/GettyImages

The Mariners hope to finish their final home stand before the All-Star break on a high note on Sunday. Seattle battled back after falling behind 5-0 late in yesterday's game, but their rally came up just short, as they fell to the Blue Jays 5-4. The M's still hold a two-game lead over the Houston Astros in the AL West. Winning today's game against the Blue Jays could help the Mariners string together series wins again, as they have shown the can do this year (Seattle had won nine consecutive home series before dropping series to the Twins and Orioles this past week). Here are today's starting lineups and probable pitchers as the Mariners take on the Blue Jays on Sunday.

Probable pitchers for today's game against the Blue Jays, July 7

  • George Kirby will take the mound on Sunday against the Blue Jays. Kirby is coming off a strong month of June where he posted a 1.84 ERA and a (3-0) record in five starts. In his last start against the Orioles, Kirby went 6.1 IP, gave up just two earned runs on seven hits, struck out five, and walked only one batter. Against the Blue Jays this season, he allowed five earned runs on eight hits, and struck out three in his only start versus Toronto. Hopefully, today's start goes better for Kirby than it did in Toronto when Kirby faced the Blue Jays back in April.
  • Jose Berrios makes the start today for the Blue Jays, for the second time this season against the Mariners. In his only start against the Mariners this year, Berrios threw 6.2 IP of shutout ball, giving up just four hits, walking one, and striking out six, as he picked up the win. Berrios was pitching much better back in April (where he posted a 1.44 ERA and a (4-2) record), than he has recently. He had a 4.85 ERA in June, and he gave up five runs in five innings in his last start against the Astros.

Seattle Mariners starting lineup, July 7

1. J.P. Crawford, SS
2. Mitch Garver, DH
3. Cal Raleigh, C
4. Luke Raley, LF
5. Ty France, 1B
6. Josh Rojas, 3B
7. Jorge Polanco, 2B
8. Dominic Canzone, RF
9. Victor Robles, CF

Toronto Blue Jays starting lineup, July 7

1. George Springer, RF
2. Spencer Horwitz, 1B
3. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 3B
4. Justin Turner, DH
5. Bo Bichette, SS
6. Dalton Varsho, LF
7. Alejandro Kirk, C
8. Leo Jimenez, 2B
9. Kevin Kiermaier, CF

Where can I stream today's game?

Where can I watch today's game?

  • Local Mariners fans can watch today's game on ROOTNW
  • Local Blue Jays fans can watch today's game on Sportsnet or Sportsnet+

Where can I listen to today's game?

  • Local Mariners fans can listen to today's game on 710 AM KIRO
  • Local Blue Jays fans can listen to today's game on SN590 or the SN app

Game Notes

  • Josh Rojas has been on base each game of this home stand hitting .318 (7 for 22), with two doubles, an RBI, and four walks along with an OBP of .423 and an .832 OPS.
  • Mitch Haniger hit his second HR of the home stand and 57th home run at T-Mobile Park tying him with Robinson Cano for fifth-most HR at T-Mobile Park.
  • Julio Rodriguez is not in the lineup today, so Victor Robles will be starting in center field making his first start since June 21st.
  • The Mariners are 6-7 in rubber match games this season, as they head into the deciding game of this series on Sunday.
  • George Kirby is looking to extend his streak of five consecutive quality starts today.