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For starters: Rays vs. Giants, focused on series



UPDATE, 12:01: The Giants have Buster Posey at DH, so it's the rare Guillermo-Guillermo battery with Moscoso pitching and Quiroz catching. ... The Rays have a sellout for today's game, and that after drawing 32,000 on Saturday.

Here is the Giants lineup:
Blanco cf,
Scutaro 2b,
Sandoval 3b,
Posey DH,
Belt 1b,
Pence rf,
Kieschnick lf,
Crawford ss,
Quiroz c,
Moscoso p

UPDATE, 11:47: With CF Desmond Jennings sidelined, the Rays lineup has a slightly different look, with Ben Zobrist leading off. Also, Matt Joyce is back in the lineup.

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

DEVELOPING: After a morning photo day session with fans, the Rays will take on the Giants this afternoon seeking to extend their streak of non-losing series to 13.

The Rays beat the Giants in a tense and thrilling 2-1 10-inning game on Saturday, with rookie OF Wil Myers delivering a walkoff single off Giants RHP Jean Machi walked the bases loaded.

The Rays will have RHP Roberto Hernandez, coming off his complete game on Wednesday, starting. The Giants dropped Barry Zito from their rotation and are starting RHP Guillermo Moscoso.

Lineups when available.


[Last modified: Sunday, August 4, 2013 12:03pm]


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