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School Day

An estimated 20,000 screaming kids will attend today's afternoon game at the Rogers Centre. That means Rays starter Edwin Jackson will have a captive audience today in the series finale in Toronto.

A couple items of note. After a one-game benching, CF Elijah Dukes is back in the lineup,  was but hebumped out of the leadoff spot by 2B B.J. Upton. Dukes will bat second. Greg Norton will make his first start in LF, giving Carl Crawford the opportunity to take a day off from the field and be the DH. 3B Akinori Iwamura will join the team tomorrow in South Florida.

Here's the Rays lineup:
Upton, 2B
Crawford, DH
Norton, LF
Pena, 1B
Wigginton, 3B
Young, RF
Navarro, C
Harris, SS

[Last modified: Monday, December 21, 2009 12:31am]


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