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For starters: Rays at Orioles, after a tough loss

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September

UPDATE, 5:42: Cash said want to get Brad Miller in LF again but it will be tougher with Nick Franklin hurt since they will use Miller at short more now.

Here is the Rays lineup:
Forsythe 2b
Kiermaier cf
Longoria 3b
Miller ss
Dickerson dh
Souza rf
Shaffer 1b
Mahtook lf
Casali c
Andriese p

And the Orioles lineup:
Jones cf
Kim lf
Machado 3b
Davis 1b
Schoop 2b
Alvarez dh
Wieters c
Hardy ss
Bourn rf
Tillman p

DEVELOPING: After losing Friday's game with the tying run thrown out at the plate, the Rays take on the AL East contending Orioles again tonight at 7:05.

RHP Matt Andriese will start for the Rays, with RHP Chase Whitley, in his second big-league outing following his return from Tommy John surgery slated for work in relief. The Orioles are starting ace Chris Tillman.

Per research by the Rays, Friday was only the second third time in team history they lost a game with the tying run thrown out at the plate. One The other was May 28, 2006, at Boston, when Joey Gathright was gunned down by Willie Harris trying to score on a Carl Crawford single and they lost 5-4. The other was Aug. 31, 2012 when Elliot Johnson was thrown out in Toronto.

On Friday, Mikie Mahtook was thrown out trying to score from first on Alexei Ramirez's single to left on throws from Michael Bourn and Manny Machado.

Lineups when available.

 

[Last modified: Saturday, September 17, 2016 5:43pm]

    

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