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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The Blue Jays will reportedly call up Cuban prospect Lourdes Gurriel Jr. today. He is the youngest brother of Astros infielder Yulieski Gurriel and son of legendary Cuban baseball player Lourdes Gurriel. Here are the Gurriel brothers with their father when the Astros won the World Series.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

The Clayton Kershaw/Max Scherzer pitching matchup tonight can be seen on ESPN Plus, from Dodger Stadium.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohei Ohtani is a pretty big fan of Bryce Harper, who is in town to play the crosstown Dodgers this weekend. Ohtani, through his interpreter: "It's hard to say exactly how much I try to model his swing. But he's a lefty just like me; he's a great hitter with a great approach, so I try to take all the good parts."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohei Ohtani: "Generally I handle changeups pretty decently, but today they threw a lot, and it was kind of different from how the other pitchers were pitching against me."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohei Ohtani said through his interpreter that his blister is "healing pretty well" and will throw his between-starts bullpen when he normally does, two days before his scheduled start. No word on when that start will come, but probably in Houston early next week.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Red Sox sweep the Angels by a combined score of 27-3. They're the first team to start 16-2 since the 1987 Brewers, even though their starting middle infield is on the disabled list.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohei Ohtani, fooled by left-handed changeups in earlier at-bats, was really late on a 98-mph fastball from right-hander Joe Kelly and strikes out for the third time tonight. He's 0-for-4, but is still batting .324.