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FINAL UPDATE: The Rays lost 2-1 in 10 innings, prospect Albert Suarez giving up a homer to Luke Hughes. The Rays got two on in the bottom of the 10th with no outs but didn't score. ... Kyle Farnsworth made his debut, working an inning, hitting 93-94 with his fastball and said it was good to be out there. ... The Rays overall had 10 hits, but only the one run knocked in by Demond Jennings.

UPDATE, 1:14: Shields didn't start well, allowing a one-out triple and a walk in the first, but got out of trouble on a line drive double play. New updates will be posted here, follow along on Twitter at @ TBTimes_Rays .

BREAKING: Fresh off Sunday's walkoff win, the Rays today play the Twins for the fifth of nine times this spring.

Opening day starter James Shields will be on the mound today. And unofficial closer RHP Kyle Farnsworth is scheduled to make his exhibition debut. Ben Zobrist will be in rightfield today.

Here is the lineup:

Jennings lf
Upton cf
Zobrist rf
Joyce dh
Keppinger 2b
Johnson ss
Mangini 1b
Gimenez 3b
Lobaton c
Shields p

And the Twins lineup:
Revere cf
Dozier ss
Mauer dh
Parmalee 1b
Doumit c
Plouffe lf
Burroughs 3b
Hughes 2b
Tosoni rf
Pavano p


[Last modified: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 12:40am]


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