Josh Donaldson, hitting second, has the best career numbers of any Blue Jay against Indians starter Corey Kluber, who is coming back on three days' rest. Donaldson is 7-for-19 (.368) with a home run against Kluber, while designated hitter Michael Saunders is 5-for-11 (.455) with two doubles.
The Indians are going status quo with their Game 4 lineup against right-hander Aaron Sanchez, using the same one that posted a 4-2 victory in Game 3 against Marcus Stroman.
Cleveland has only seen Sanchez three times in his young career. Lonnie Chisenhall, who is 7-for-20 this postseason, is 2-for-5 with a home run against the right-hander. Mike Napoli, who homered in Game 3, is hitless in seven at-bats against Sanchez.
Indians 1. Carlos Santana, DH 2. Jason Kipnis, 2B 3. Francisco Lindor, SS 4. Mike Napoli, 1B 5. Jose Ramirez, 3B 6. Lonnie Chisenhall, RF 7. Coco Crisp, LF 8. Tyler Naquin, CF 9. Roberto Perez, C
Corey Kluber, P
Blue Jays 1. Jose Bautista, RF 2. Josh Donaldson, 3B 3. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B 4. Troy Tulowitzki, SS 5. Russell Martin, C 6. Michael Saunders, DH 7. Ezequiel Carrera, LF 8. Kevin Pillar, CF 9. Ryan Goins, 2B