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Rays-Angels Wednesday preview

Tonight: vs. Angels

7:10, Tropicana Field

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

Tickets: $15-275; available at Tropicana Field box office,, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within 5 hours of game time.

Promotion: $2 hot dogs.

Probable pitchers

RAYS: LH Drew Smyly (2-9, 5.33)

ANGELS: RH Jered Weaver (6-7, 5.51)

On Smyly: Is 1-6 with a 6.86 ERA in his past 11 starts. Has pitched five innings or fewer in six of those starts. Is 0-5 over his past eight starts for the longest losing streak of his career.

On Weaver: Pitched a complete game shutout during his last road start, which was June 19 at Oakland. Is 5-5 lifetime in 13 career starts against the Rays.

Key matchups


Logan Forsythe 4-for-13

Evan Longoria 6-for-13, HR

Brad Miller 3-for-22

Logan Morrison 3-for-16


Kole Calhoun 1-for-3

Daniel Nava 1-for-5

Albert Pujols 2-for-8

Mike Trout 2-for-11

Roger Mooney, Times staff writer

Rays-Angels Wednesday preview 07/05/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 10:56pm]
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