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For starters: Rays at Tigers, with Souza on top

Matt Andriese, riding 15-inning scoreless streak after two strong starts following his call-up, will be on the mound for the Rays.

WILL VRAGOVIC | Times

Matt Andriese, riding 15-inning scoreless streak after two strong starts following his call-up, will be on the mound for the Rays.

UPDATE, 4:44: RHP Brad Boxberger will move his rehab assignment to Triple-A Durham on Saturday, his third outing in his return from core muscle surgery. ... Souza said he won't chneg his approach hitting in the leadoff slot, having done so twice last year and often in the minors.

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

DEVELOPING:
After an impressive three-game sweep of the Blue Jays, in which they racked up a series-record 44 hits, the Rays are in Detroit tonight to open a series with the Tigers.

Their lineup has a slightly different look, with Steven Souza Jr. batitng leadoff, for the third time in his big-league career.

RHP Matt Andriese, riding 15-inning scoreless streak after two strong starts following his call-up, will be on the mound for the Rays. RHP Anibal Sanchez will start for the Tigers.

Here is the Rays lineup:
Souza rf,
Miller ss,
Longoria 3b,
Pearce 2b,
Dickerson dh,
Jennngs lf,
Morrison 1b,
Kiermaier cf,
Conger c,
Andriese p

 

[Last modified: Friday, May 20, 2016 4:47pm]

    

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