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Rays-Angels Saturday preview

Rays at Angels

When/where: 9:05 tonight, Angel Stadium, Anaheim, Calif.

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM

Probable pitchers

rays: RH Jake Odorizzi (0-1, 3.12)

angels: Angels: RH Jered Weaver (3-1, 5.40)

On Odorizzi: Allowed potent Blue Jays only one run in seven innings Sunday but took a tough no-decision, his MLB-most fifth. Is 0-2, 6.75 in two starts vs. Angels, last in August 2014.

On Weaver: Coming off a pair of rough outings, allowing Brewers seven runs on 11 hits in five innings Monday, five days after surrendering seven extra-base hits to Royals on April 26.

Key matchups

Rays VS. Weaver

Logan Forsythe 3-for-10

Evan Longoria 6-for-10 HR

Brad Miller 2-for-19

Logan Morrison 2-for-13

angels vs. Odorizzi

Kole Calhoun 1-for-4

Albert Pujols 0-for-1

Geovanny Soto 1-for-3 HR

Mike Trout 2-for-3

Century city

RHP Chris Archer on Friday made his 100th career start for the Rays, the fifth pitcher to do so in franchise history. The list:

Pitcher Date Opponent

Kazmir 5/15/08 Yankees

Shields 6/20/09 at Mets

Price 6/1/12 Orioles

H'lickson 8/12/14 at Rangers

Archer 5/6/16 at Angels

Longo on kids show

Rays 3B Evan Longoria is featured in the MLB Network's Play Ball show for kids at 10 a.m. today. Longoria talks with host Sean Casey about growing up idolizing Ken Griffey Jr., some on-field topics and how being a father has changed his perspective, with a guest appearance by daughter Elle.

On deck

Sunday: at Angels, 3:35. Rays — RH Matt Andriese (0-0, 0.00); Angels — RH Nick Tropeano (1-1, 3.42)

Monday: at Mariners, 10:10. Rays — LH Matt Moore (1-3, 4.95); Mariners — RH Felix Hernandez (2-2, 2.21)

Tuesday: at Mariners, 10:10. Rays – LH Drew Smyly (1-3, 2.72); Mariners – LH Wade Miley (2-2, 4.74)

Rays disabled list

RHP Brad Boxberger, core muscle surgery, eligible April 18, targeting mid May.

RHP Alex Cobb, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting late July.

RHP Chase Whitley, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting late July.

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Angels Saturday preview 05/06/16 [Last modified: Friday, May 6, 2016 10:13pm]
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