For starters: A loss to Blue Jays, a win over Red Sox
UPDATE, 4:12: The Rays lost to the Jays 6-1 in Dunedin, though young pitching prospects Taylor Guerrieri, Jake Faria and Jaime Schultz all impressed. ... The Rays beat the Red Sox 13-5 in Port Charlotte, with No. 5 starter Erasmo Ramirez working four innings and Hank Conger and Patrick Leonard going deep.
:UPDATE, 11:32: Cash said in Port Charlotte that OF/INF Steve Pearce (tight calf) was improving and would take batting practice in the cage today, and also that RHP Matt Andriese (tightness left abdominal muscle) was feeling better. Andriese said he would play catch on Monday. ... Foley will have Triple-A manager Jared Sandberg coaching third and Double-A manager Brady Williams at 1B.
UPDATE, 11:23: It will be a good test for Guerrieri and the other young Rays pitchers as the Jays are starting most of their big-name hitters:
UPDATE, 10:03: Red Sox lineup v #Rays in Port Charlotte:
Bradley Jr. CF
UPDATE, 9:41: Lineups posted today are as expected. .... Pitchers scheduled to work after Ramirez in Port Charlotte are Farquhar, omero, Bellatti . ... Schedule to follow Guerrieri are two other top young prospects, Jake Faria and Jaime Schultz.
DEVELOPING: The Rays are playing two games today, with one squad in Dunedin against the Blue Jays and another at home in Port Charlotte against the Red Sox.
Manager Kevin Cash will stay with the home squad, bench coach Tom Foley will lead the group in Dunedin.
Here are the lineups that were posted Saturday in the clubhouse, subject to change:
Vs, BLUE JAYS
Vs. RED SOX