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For starters: Rays vs. Angels, with Hernandez on hill

Roberto Hernandez has 13 losses and a 4.97 ERA.

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Roberto Hernandez has 13 losses and a 4.97 ERA.

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UPDATE, 5:11: Maddon hinted there will be news forthcoming today regarding the roster - so maybe another waiver deal. ... He also said they are "very confident" struggling RHP Jeremy Hellickson is not hiding an injury but acknowledged they are exploring ways to give him additional rest by pushing back his next start. ... A decision is coming tonight on whether LHP Matt Moore will pitch for Class A Charlotte at home or Triple-A Durham at Gwinnett on Thursday.

Rays lineup:
Jennings cf
Zobrist 2b
Longoria 3b
Myers dh
Rodriguez lf
Escobar ss
Loney 1b
Molina c
Fuld rf
Hernandez p

Angels lineup:
Shuck dh
Aybar ss
Trout lf
Hamilton rf
Trumbo 1b
Conger c
Nelson 3b
Green 2b
Bourjos cf
Wilson p

DEVELOPING: The Rays are looking to snap a two-game losing streak tonight and have Roberto Hernandez on the mound.

After Jeremy Hellickson failed to get through the third innning on Monday in Kansas City, the Rays are no only looking for Hernandez, who has 13 losses and a 4.97 ERA, to pitch well tonight, but also deep into the game, as both Cesar Ramos and Wesley Wright were used heavily.

Evan Longoria is expected to be back at 3B tonight after a DH day on Monday.

The Angels are starting LHP C.J. Wilson, whom the Rays have had trouble with before.

Lineups when available.

 

[Last modified: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 5:16pm]

    

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