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For starters: Rays at Tigers, looking for five in a row

UPDATE, 2:48: Cash said Smyly did some work on refining his mechanics since his last start and they expect to see him sharper today. ... Souza is fine after being hit on the wrist last night. ... Cash said he was honored to get to 100 wins quicker than the other managers. .. The Rays are looking to break a team record if they can score six or more runs for a seventh straight game.

Tigers lineup:
Kinsler 2b
J.D. Martinez rf
Cabrera 1b
V. Martinez dh
Castellanos 3b
Upton lf
Maybin cf
McCann c
Iglesias ss
Fulmer p


DEVELOPING: After running their winning streak to four on Friday night, the Rays take on the Tigers again today at 4:08.

The game marks a return to Detroit for Rays starter LHP Drew Smyly, who started his career with the Tigers until being traded in July 2014 in the David Price deal. It also will be the first game in Detroit for C Curt Casali, a Tigers draftee in 2011.

Detroit is starting rookie RHP Michael Fulmer, a top prospect called up at the end of the April.

Here is the Rays lineup:

Guyer lf,
Miller ss,
Longoria 3b,
Pearce 2b,
Dickerson DH,
Souza RF,
Morrison 1b,
Kiermaier cf,
Casali c,
Smyly p

[Last modified: Saturday, May 21, 2016 2:48pm]


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