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Whit Merrifield and the Toronto Blue Jays will match up against starter Javier Assad and the Chicago Cubs at Rogers Centre on Friday at 7:07 PM ET.
Game Info and Whit Merrifield Props
- Day: Friday, August 11, 2023
- Time: 7:07 PM ET
- TV Channel: Apple TV+
- Hits Prop: Over/under 2 hits (Over odds: +125)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +750)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 2 total bases (Over odds: -125)
Whit Merrifield Stats
- Merrifield’s batting average of .299 leads all Toronto hitters this season.
- He ranks 11th in batting average, 44th in on base percentage, and 87th in slugging in MLB.
- He has gotten at least one hit in 74.5% of his games this year (79 of 106), picking up at least two hits 33 times (31.1%).
- He has gone deep in nine games this season (8.5%), going yard in 2.3% of his trips to the plate.
- Merrifield has knocked in at least one run in 31.1% of his games this year, with two or more RBI in 13.2% of his games. He has also plated three or more runs in three contests.
Cubs Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The Cubs pitching staff is 22nd in MLB with a K/9 of 8.4.
- The Cubs have the 16th-ranked team ERA in baseball at 4.22.
- Cubs hurlers have combined to rank 11th in baseball in home runs allowed (130 total, 1.1 per game).
- The Cubs will send Assad to the mound for his third start of the season.
Merrifield’s recent games
- at Guardians on August 10: 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 K
- at Guardians on August 9: 1-for-4
- at Guardians on August 8: 3-for-4
- at Red Sox on August 6: 0-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 K, 1 BB
- at Red Sox on August 5: 0-for-4, 1 K, 1 BB
- at Red Sox on August 4: 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 K
- vs. Orioles on August 3: 2-for-4, 1 K
- vs. Orioles on August 2: 0-for-4, 1 K
- vs. Orioles on August 1: 0-for-4, 3 K
- vs. Orioles on July 31: 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI
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