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For starters, Rays-O's, with Burrell back and Bartlett off



UPDATE, 6:25: Maddon was looking to give Bartlett a rest, and Tuesday made sense, since the Rays still have SS Reid Brignac, who is likely to go back to Triple-A on Wednesday to make room for RHP Chad Bradford to be activated.

Also, OF Fernando Perez was moved up to Triple-A to continue his rehab from a spring left wrist injury, andis scheduled to  stay there until the end of the month.

UPDATE, 4:15: Bartlett said it's just a scheduled day off. Burrell said the stiff neck that kept him out the last two games is better and he's "good to go."

DEVELOPING: DH Pat Burrell. Is back in the Rays lineup, and Reid Brignac is starting at short with Jason Bartlett off. Ben Zobrist moves to the leadoff spot.

The lineup:

Zobrist, 2b

Crawford, lf

Longoria, 3b

Pena, 1b

Burrell, dh

Zaun, c

Gross, rf

Upton, cf

Brignac, ss

Price, p

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