For starters: Rays vs. Orioles, seeking a sweep

Rays pitcher Ryne Stanek opens the game against the Blue Jays on Aug. 11, 2018. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press vis Associated Press)
Rays pitcher Ryne Stanek opens the game against the Blue Jays on Aug. 11, 2018. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press vis Associated Press)
Published September 9 2018

The 77-64 Rays are looking to make it a clean sweep of the 41-101 Orioles today, while logging their 16th win in their last 19 games.

RHP Ryne Stanek, who threw five pitches to get one out on Saturday, will be on the mound as the opener, with RHP Yonny Chirinos expected to cover the bulk of the innings.

Here are the lineups:

ORIOLES

Cedric Mullins — CF
Joey Rickard — RF
Jonathan Villar — 2b
Trey Mancini — 1b
Chris Davis — DH
Tim Beckham — SS
Renato Nunez — 3b
Jace Peterson — LF
Caleb Joseph — C
Josh Rogers — SP

RAYS
Mallex Smith — LF
Tommy Pham — DH
Matt Duffy — 3b
C.J. Cron — 1b
Kevin Kiermaier — CF
Willy Adames — SS
Brandon Lowe — 2b
Carlos Gomez — RF
Jesus Sucre — C
Ryne Stanek — SP

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