For starters: Rays at Mariners, with Archer on the hill

Rays starter Chris Archer, delivering against the Athletics, doesn't agree with manager Kevin Cash's decision to pull him. [Getty Images]
Rays starter Chris Archer, delivering against the Athletics, doesn't agree with manager Kevin Cash's decision to pull him. [Getty Images]
Published June 2 2018
Updated June 2 2018

UPDATE, 9:51: The Rays said  pitching coach Kyle Snyder is "not feeling well" and won't be at the game, that bullpen coach Stan Boroski will be in the dugout. … Cash said the plan to address the ongoing baserunning mistakes is to provide more information so the players can make better decisions. … Now Mariners OF Denard Span said he was touched his former Rays mates called him over to their clubhouse Friday to present him a signed bottle of champagne commemorating him reaching 10 years in the majors; they had planned to present in last weekend the trade interfered with those plans.

DEVELOPING: Coming off Friday's 4-3, 13-inning, 4-hour and 16-minute loss to the Mariners in which they used seven pitchers, the Rays are back at it tonight with RHP Chris Archer on the mound.

Archer is on a roll with three straight strong starts.

The Rays are opting for an all right-handed lineup against Seattle LHP Marco Gonzales.

Here is the Rays lineup:

Robertson ss
Cron 1b
Duffy 3b
Ramos dh
Field cf
Refsnyder lf
Gomez rf
Arroyo 2b
Sucre c
Archer p

And here is the Mariners lineup:

Gordon 2b
Segura ss
Haniger rf
Cruz dh
Seager 3b
Healy 1b
Span lf
Heredia cf
Zunino c
Gonzales p


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