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2140459 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2013-09-06 22:01:24.0 UTC 2013-09-06T18:01:24.000-04:00 true for-starters-rays-at-mariners-with-delmon-at-dh published 2013-09-06 22:09:18.0 UTC 2013-09-06T18:09:18.000-04:00 With the offense continuing to struggle, Rays manager Joe Maddon decided to put Delmon Young in the lineup even though the Mariners are starting tough right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma tonight. The Rays were held to two runs in losing to the Angels on Thursday, and have scored more than three only once in the last eight games. Since July 31, they have averaged only 3.2 runs per game (29th in the majors) and hit only 26 home runs (ranking 23rd) - and are 13-19. Until then, they were 64-43, averaged 4.65 runs a game and hitting 119 homers. Here is the lineup: Jennings cf Zobrist 2b Longoria 3b Joyce lf Young dh Loney 1b Myers rf Molina 2b Escobar ss Cobb p And here is the Mariners lineup: Miller ss Gutierrez rf Seager 3b Morales dh Ibanez lf Smoak 1b Zunino c Ackley cf Franklin 2b Iwakuma p Marc Topkin rays For starters: Rays at Mariners, with Delmon at DH 1 Alex Cobb will be starting for the Rays tonight in Seattle. /resources/images/blogs-photo/2013/09/cobb090613.jpg Getty Images /resources/images/blogs-photo/rendered/2013/09/cobb090613_4col.jpg/resources/images/blogs-photo/rendered/2013/09/cobb090613_8col.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/BlogArticle/data/rays/2013/09/06/1378505195-for-starters-rays-at-mariners-with-delmon-at-dh BlogArticle 2013-09-06 22:06:35.0 UTC 2013-09-06T18:06:35.000-04:00 With the offense continuing to struggle, Rays manager Joe Maddon decided to put Delmon Young in the lineup even though the Mariners are starting tough right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma tonight.Marc Topkin 380332 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2012-10-25 12:36:06.0 UTC 2012-10-25T08:36:06.000-04:00 marc-topkin published 2013-02-18 17:30:43.0 UTC 2013-02-18T12:30:43.000-05:00 Marc Topkin <p>Marc Topkin has covered baseball for the <i>Times</i> since 1987 &mdash; from the lengthy effort to secure a team, to the awarding of the Tampa Bay franchise in 1995, and through each of the Rays seasons starting in 1998. He has traveled throughout the United States with the team, as well as to Canada, Venezuela, Mexico and Japan, and has covered All-Star Games and the World Series, as well as Super Bowls and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.</p> Times Staff Writer writers DTI 33745506 Marc Topkin has covered baseball for the Times since 1987 — from the lengthy effort to secure a team, to the awarding of the Tampa Bay franchise in 1995, and through each of the Rays seasons starting in 1998. He has traveled throughout the United States with the team, as well as to Canada, Venezuela, Mexico and Japan, and has covered All-Star Games and the World Series, as well as Super Bowls and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. <p>Phone: (727) 893-8801</p> <p>Email: <a href="mailto:topkin@tampabay.com">topkin@tampabay.com</a></p> <p>Blog: <a href="http://blogs.tampabay.com/rays/">The Heater</a></p> <p>Twitter: @TBTimes_Rays</p> <div style="position: absolute; left: -40px; top: -25px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;" data-mce-bogus="1" class="mcePaste" id="_mcePaste"></div> 1 /resources/images/bio-photo/2012/topkin.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/AuthorProfile/data/33745506-marc-topkin AuthorProfile 2012-10-25 12:36:06.0 UTC 2012-10-25T08:36:06.000-04:00 2276733 2016-05-10 21:30:37.0 UTC 3 Months Ago for-starters-rays-at-mariners-with-smyly-vs-miley rays For starters: Rays at Mariners, with no Forsythe BlogArticle 2276869 2016-05-11 16:34:07.0 UTC 3 Months Ago for-starters-rays-at-mariners-on-archer-day rays For starters: Rays at Mariners, on Archer Day BlogArticle 2280300 2016-06-04 16:34:00.0 UTC 3 Months Ago for-starters-rays-at-twins-dodging-rain-again rays For starters: Rays at Twins, with Longoria hitting 2nd, Pearce at DH BlogArticle <p>With the offense continuing to struggle, Rays manager Joe Maddon decided to put Delmon Young in the lineup even though the Mariners are starting tough right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma tonight.</p> <p>The Rays were held to two runs in losing to the Angels on Thursday, and have scored more than three only once in the last eight games. Since July 31, they have averaged only 3.2 runs per game (29th in the majors) and hit only 26 home runs (ranking 23rd) - and are 13-19. Until then, they were 64-43, averaged 4.65 runs a game and hitting 119 homers.</p> <p>Here is the lineup:<br />Jennings cf<br />Zobrist 2b<br />Longoria 3b<br />Joyce lf<br />Young dh<br />Loney 1b<br />Myers rf<br />Molina 2b<br />Escobar ss<br />Cobb p</p> <p>And here is the Mariners lineup:<br />Miller ss<br />Gutierrez rf<br />Seager 3b<br />Morales dh<br />Ibanez lf<br />Smoak 1b<br />Zunino c<br />Ackley cf<br />Franklin 2b<br />Iwakuma p</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:35:22