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DETROIT - The streaking Toronto Blue Jays will have their work cut out for them if they want to complete a sweep of the Tigers, as they face Justin Verlander in todays matinee finale of a three-game series in Detroit. Discount Nike Air Max Wholesale . The Blue Jays will not have Edwin Encarnacion in their starting line-up. The slugger left Wednesday nights game in the ninth inning with tightness in his back. The right-handed Verlander is coming off a 6-3 win over the hosting Seattle Mariners on Friday, giving up three runs on five hits and a walk over 7 2/3 innings. It was his longest outing since going eight frames on April 6, and his seven strikeouts against the Mariners was his highest total since also fanning seven on May 4 at Kansas City. Verlander is 6-4 with a 3.99 earned run average on the year and 3-2 lifetime against the Blue Jays with a 4.02 ERA. Toronto left-hander J.A. Happ will make his seventh start of the year and had won three straight outings before a 6-1 loss to the Royals on Friday. It was an odd game for Happ, who logged a season-high 7 2/3 innings, but also yielded a 2014-worst six runs on nine hits and two walks. Happ, 31, dipped to 4-2 with a 4.10 ERA in nine total appearances on the season and will face the Tigers for the third time in his career and for the second time as a starter. He has held them to a run over 9 1/3 innings without a decision, striking out eight. The red-hot Blue Jays are looking to sweep the Tigers for the first time since April 5-7, 2004 and won their fourth straight overall with last nights 8-2 win. Melky Cabrera had three hits, one a homer, and three runs scored, while Jose Bautista also chipped in with three hits and a pair of RBI. Adam Lind drove in three runs in his clubs 13th victory in 15 games. R.A. Dickey (6-4) gave up both runs on seven hits and four walks in five-plus innings, while four relievers combined to yield zero hits the rest of the way. That includes Aaron Loup, who took over in the sixth inning for Dickey after he had yielded a pair of walks around a single to load the bases with nobody out. However, Loup fanned J.D. Martinez and then induced weak pop flies in foul territory to both Rajai Davis and Ian Kinsler. "Tonight, I guess was one of those lucky nights where you kind of pull a rabbit out of your hat," said Loup. "Usually you dont get out of situations like that." Miguel Cabrera and Kinsler had solo homers to produce the two Detroit runs, while Rick Porcello (8-3) was charged with three runs on six hits over seven innings. "We had some opportunities. We were unable to come up with the big hit tonight," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. The Tigers have lost four straight. Fake Nike Air Max Replica . Wearing bib No. 1, Maze skied through the gates cleanly to defend her big first-run lead and finish 0.07 seconds ahead of Anna Fenninger of Austria. Defending champion Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany was third, trailing 0. Cheap Nike Air Max Outlet . The Blue Jackets play Thursday night at New Jersey in their first game after the NHLs Olympic hiatus. A native of Trencin, Slovakia, Gaborik has represented his country at the 2006 and 2010 Olympics but was unable to play in Sochi because of his injury.Each week, TSN.ca takes a look at the top available players in fantasy football ahead of the weekly waiver deadline. Quarterbacks Jake Locker, Tennesee Titans (vs. Dallas) Last Week: 22-33, 266 yards, 2 TDs, 0 INTs Depending on your league, Locker may already be on another teams bench, but he – and the rest of the Titans – looked good in beating what should be a strong Kansas City team and finishing in the Top 5 at his position. Ive always been a fan of Lockers game, save for his inability to stay healthy, but while hes on the field he may be a good option for a team looking for a QB. More good news: he plays Dallas brutal defence at home in Week 2. EJ Manuel, Buffalo Bills (vs. Miami) Last Week: 16-22, 173 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 19 rushing yards, 1 TD This is a more desperate move than Locker, but Manuel did finish just outside the Top 10 at his position in Week 1. His value appears tied to his rushing ability. If Manuel can manage some yards on the ground and, better yet, a rushing TD like last week, hell be valuable. But you certainly cant count on that every week and Manuels weekly rank should drop off moving forward. Running Backs Darren Sproles, Philadelphia Eagles (at Indianapolis) Last Week: 11 carries, 71 yards, 1 TD; 4 receptions, 14 yards Sproles could easily be taken in your league, but he came into the year ranked in the 40s at running back, so theres at least a chance hes still available. Sproles is a backup running back that racks up fantasy points, its that simple. He proved right away being behind LeSean McCoy wont hinder him as much as some feared. Justin Forsett, Baltimore Ravens (vs. Pittsburgh) Last Week: 11 carries, 70 yards, 1 TD; 5 receptions, 14 yards The Ravens were quick to replace Bernard Pierce with Forsett as lead back in the (now permanent) absence of Ray Rice. I dont believe the journeyman Forsett will hold that role all season but while he has it, hes a decent RB2 option for a needy-team. Terrence West, Cleveland Browns (vs. New Orleans) Last Week: 16 carries, 100 yards With Ben Tate injured, it appears West will get first crack at replacing him. West impressed in Week 1 after a weak pre-season and should be owned. The Browns could have a very good run game this year with all three backs to receive significant carries averaging more than six yards per carry against the Steelers. If you dont want to get in the West bidding wars, Isaiah Crowell, who looked good in scoring two touchdowns in Week 1, is worth a look as well. Wide Receiivers Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers (vs. Wholesale Nike Air Max From China. Detroit) Last Week: 6 receptions, 92 yards, 1 TD I was high on Benjamin in the preseason and he showed in Week 1 he very much could become this years Keenan Allen. Working with backup QB Derek Anderson, Benjamin put up a borderline WR1 performance. That isnt likely to change when Cam Newton returns to the helm in Carolina next week; the rookie receiver and QB developed quick chemistry this preseason. Steve Smith, Baltimore Ravens (vs. Pittsburgh) Last Week: 7 receptions, 118 yards, 1 TD Smith is a gamer. He was a gamer in Carolina and it appears hes still a gamer now that hes in Baltimore. Most of the veterans points that pushed him to a WR1 performance in Week 1 were off an 80-yard reception, but he led the league in targets the first week of the season. While he may not have the big plays every week, it appears hell get more than enough work to put up solid performances moving forward. Allen Hurns, Jacksonville Jaguars (at Washington) Last Week: 4 receptions, 110 yards, 2 TDs I dont know who he is either, but he had a massive Week 1 for the Jaguars and the roughly 1% of fantasy teams that owned him. That number is sure to go up next week, but there are a couple reasons to be weary: hes still a Jaguar, and they arent likely to be scoring much points this year, and he only caught four of his nine targets, which could lead QB Chad Henne to look elsewhere in the future. Greg Jennings, Minnesota Vikings (vs. New England) Last Week: 6 receptions, 58 yards, 1 TD Jennings was owned a lot more at this time last year than he is now, but after a disappointing first year in Minnesota, fantasy players werent so quick to bite. While Cordarrelle Patterson had more points in Week 1, many were gained through rushing yards and Jennings finished with more targets against the Rams. Plus the Vikings passing attack could be potent enough to warrant both receivers being owned. Tight Ends Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts (vs. Philadelphia) Last Week: 4 receptions, 64 yards, 1 TD Allen was a bit of a forgotten man after losing a lot of time to injury last year. But the former first round pick, now healthy, put up a strong game against the Broncos in Week 1. The only thing preventing Allen from becoming a bona fide TE1 is teammate Coby Fleener, who actually got more targets than Allen in Week 1. Fleener is not a good tight end however, and once the Colts finally recognize that Allens targets and numbers should improve. ' ' '
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