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For starters: Rays at Yankees, seeking to avoid a sweep



UPDATE, 12:04: Cash said Dickerson, hitless in his last 17 at-bats, is working on a few things and they are confident he will start clicking. ... Cash said he has been pleased with Duffy, that he has been pretty much as advertised in the field and at the plate. ... Several Rays heaped praise on Mariano Rivera, who is being honored today.

Yankees lineup:
Ellsbury cf
Hicks lf
Gregorius ss
Castro 2b
McCann dh
Sanchez c
Austin 1b
Judge rf
Torreyes 3b
Severino p


UPDATE, 10:25: Rays lineup has Franklin in LF, Souza dropped to 8th:

Forsythe 2b,
Kiermaier cf,
Longoria 3b,
Miller 1b,
Duffy ss,
Franklin lf,
Dickerson dh,
Souza rf,
Wilson c,
Odorizzi p


DEVELOPING: After losing two straight to the Yankees, the Rays are trying to avoid a series sweep in today's matinee finale.

For the third consecutive day, the Yankees will have a pre-game ceremony, today honoring Mariano Rivera, who will have a plaque placed in Monument Park.

RHP Jake Odorizzi will be on the mound for the Rays; RHP Luis Severino, who had been sent to the minors and then recalled, for the Yankees.

Lineups when available.


[Last modified: Sunday, August 14, 2016 12:38pm]


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