For starters, Rays at Astros, seeking sweep
UPDATE, 2:00: Maddon said he checked with Damon and he felt up to playing a day game after a night game (and having only played six innings on Satursday) so he is in leftfield for what is likely his last start of the season there. ... Here is the Astros lineup:
DEVELOPING: The Rays are looking to make it a clean sweep of the Astros today - and to move to 10 games over .500 - and will have Houston native Jeff Niemann on the mound.
They also will have usual DH Johnny Damon in leftfield again, as manager Joe Maddon continues to seek a boost to the offense in a bid to get an early lead.
3B Evan Longoria has been hot since taking off his batting gloves for Friday's game, and is expected to go without them today for a third straight game.
The Rays lineup: