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For starters: Rays vs. Red Sox, looking for a W

Matt Andriese will be on the mound for the Rays.


Matt Andriese will be on the mound for the Rays.



UPDATE, 5:26: RHP Alex Cobb decided to make one more rehab start, on Saturday for Triple-A Durham, and then "sink or swim" will rejoin the team, planning to make his first big-league start since Tommy John surgery on Sept. 2 or 3 vs. Toronto. ... Cash said no final decisions have been made yet but with Cobb (and RHP Chase Whitley, also Tommy John surgery) coming back, a six-man rotation is an option for September.

UPDATE, 5:20:
Cash said he wanted to give Brad Miller a day off his feet, and also to give Morrison a little time on the field not just DH. ... Beckham's hamstring is still a little tight but he could be available if needed Cash said. ... INF/OF Nick Franklin, on the 7-day concussion DL, said he is feeling better and could play a rehab game on Friday with the idea of rejoining the Rays in Houston over the weekend. ... Hanley Ramirez gets a day off for the Red Sox.

Red Sox lineup:
Pedroia 2b
Bogaerts ss
Ortiz dh
Betts rf
Bradley cf
Leon c
Holt 3b
Shaw 1b
Benintendi lf
Porcello p


DEVELOPING: After losing two straight to the Red Sox, the Rays will try again tonight in game three of the four-game series.

RHP Matt Andriese will be on the mound for the Rays, 17-game winner Rick Porcello for the Red Sox.

The Rays have Logan Morrison at 1B tonight, with Brad Miller as the DH.

Rays lineup:

Forsythe 2b,
Kiermaier cf,
Longoria 3b,
Miller DH,
Duffy SS,
Morrison 1b,
Souza RF,
Dickerson LF,
Wilson c,
Andriese p


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