Tampa Bay has a 50-28 record at home and an 83-67 record overall. The Rays have gone 55-26 in games when they record eight or more hits.
Toronto is 84-66 overall and 41-34 in road games. Blue Jays hitters are batting a collective .262, the highest team batting average in the AL.
The matchup Friday is the 17th time these teams meet this season. The Rays hold a 9-7 advantage in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Isaac Paredes leads the Rays with 20 home runs while slugging .470. Wander Franco is 11-for-37 with three doubles and five RBI over the last 10 games.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the Blue Jays with 30 home runs while slugging .487. Bo Bichette is 14-for-42 with four doubles and three RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 4-6, .238 batting average, 3.89 ERA, even run differential
Blue Jays: 5-5, .268 batting average, 5.36 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs
INJURIES: Rays: Ryan Yarbrough: day-to-day (oblique), Yandy Diaz: day-to-day (shoulder), Nick Anderson: 60-Day IL (foot), Jalen Beeks: 15-Day IL (leg), Shane McClanahan: day-to-day (neck), Ryan Thompson: 60-Day IL (tricep), Brandon Lowe: 10-Day IL (back), Brendan McKay: 60-Day IL (elbow), Roman Quinn: 10-Day IL (knee), Shane Baz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kevin Kiermaier: 60-Day IL (hip), Mike Zunino: 60-Day IL (shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Andrew Kittredge: 60-Day IL (elbow), Tyler Glasnow: 60-Day IL (elbow)