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Rays-A's Sunday preview

Today: vs. A's

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1:10, Tropicana Field

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

Tickets: $26-300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of game time.

Promotion: Plastic bat and ball set to fans 14 and under.

PROBABLE PITCHERS

RAYS: LH Matt Moore (1-3, 4.83)

A'S: RH Sonny Gray (3-4, 6.00)

On Moore: Has allowed 11 runs in 11 innings in two career starts against A's, both at Tropicana Field. Lefties hitting .324 against Moore. No other MLB LHP has allowed a higher batting average against left-handed batters.

On Gray: Is 0-3 with 12.79 ERA over past three starts. Is 1-2 with 9.95 ERA in three road starts this season. In five career starts against Rays, is 2-1 with 2.81 ERA.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. GRAY

Hank Conger 1-for-10

Desmond Jennings 2-for-12

Evan Longoria 3-for-14

Brad Miller 4-for-21

Logan Morrison 4-for-19

A'S VS. MOORE

Billy Butler 2-for-7

Coco Crisp 0-for-3

Josh Reddick 0-for-2

Danny Valencia 3-for-8

On deck

Monday: at Blue Jays, 7:07. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (1-4, 3.63); Jays — LH 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

Rays disabled list

• RHP Brad Boxberger, core muscle surgery, eligible April 18, targeting late May

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

• 2B Logan Forsythe, hairline fracture in left shoulder blade, eligible May 25, targeting early June

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

Rays-A's Sunday preview 05/14/16 [Last modified: Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:59pm]
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