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For starters: Rays vs. White Sox, seeking a sweep

UPDATE, 11:58: Rays lineup indeed has Longoria at 3B again. ... Zobrist said it still hadn't set in that he was selected for the All-Star team. .. LHP Matt Moore said he would be excited if it works out that he gets added to the AL All-Star team - several starters named to the team seem likely to be replaced on the roster since they are pitching on Sunday, including Detroit's Justin Verlander and Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma.

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

White Sox lineup:
Ramirez ss
Beckham 2b
Rios rf
Keppinger 1b
Phegley c
Viciedo dh
Morel 3b
Wells lf
Tekotte cf
Danks p

DEVELOPING: The Rays look to continue their latest hot streak as they go for the three-game sweep of the struggling White Sox today, and they will have David Price on the mound trying to do so.

Price will make his second start following a seven-week stint on the DL, having thrown seven strong innings Tuesday in Houston, striking out 10 while using only 70 pitches.

The White Sox are starting LHP John Danks, who has been trouble for the Rays in the past.

Evan Longoria is expected to be back at third base for a third consecutive game, having torn the plantar fascia in his right foot last Friday.

Lineups when available.



[Last modified: Sunday, July 7, 2013 2:02pm]


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