Thursday, August 16, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays

Rays: Andriese to face Oakland's Graveman

Tonight: vs. A's

6:10, Tropicana Field

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

Tickets: $30-300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within 5 hours of game time.

Promotion: Fedora for all fans.

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Matt Andriese (1-0, 1.29)

A's: RH Kendall Graveman (1-4, 5.74)

On Andriese: Pitched a career-high seven innings Sunday during his season debut against the Angels in Anaheim. Has not allowed a home run in 35 consecutive innings dating back to April 13 when pitching for Durham.

On Graveman: Has allowed a career-high 10 hits in two of his last three starts after allowing 10 total hits during his first three outings. Allowed a career-high four home runs in his previous start against Orioles in Baltimore.

Key matchups

Rays vs. Graveman

Logan Forsythe 1-for-4

Kevin Kiermaier 0-for-3

Evan Longoria 1-for-6

Brad Miller 1-for-4

A's vs. Andriese

Billy Burns 1-for-1

Josh Reddick 0-for-1

Danny Valencia 2-for-4

Stephen Vogt 1-for-1

On deck

Sunday: vs. A's, 1:10. Rays — LH Matt Moore (1-3, 4.83); A's — RH Sonny Gray (3-4, 6.00)

Monday: at Blue Jays, 7:07. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (1-4, 3.63); Jays — J.A. Happ (5-0, 2.05)

Tuesday: at Blue Jays, 7:07. Rays — RH Chris Archer (2-4, 4.57); Jays — RH Marcus Stroman (4-0, 3.54)

Wednesday: at Blue Jays, 7:07. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (0-1, 3.10); Jays — RH R.A. Dickey (1-4, 5.18)

Thursday: Off

Roger Mooney, Times correspondent

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