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Over their last 20 innings pitched, the Blue Jays bullpen has allowed a hard hit percentage of 50, a fly ball percentage of 49.1 which ranks dead last and four home runs. Their xFIP during this stretch is 5.79.
Over their last 19.2 innings, the Tigers are struggling as they have an ERA of 10.07 and opponents have an eye popping .375 batting average against them to go along with five home runs.
The Giants have had to cover 14 innings over the last three days. Left-handed hitters are batting .289 against the unit this season which ranks dead last.
The Athletics bullpen allowed two earned runs on Monday night and now have a 5.85 ERA over their last 20 innings including four home runs. They have allowed a 45.9 hard hit percentage over the last week which is 29th in baseball.