Tonight: at Astros
8:10, Minute Maid Park, Houston
TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 1250-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)
RAYS: LH Drew Smyly (6-11, 4.88)
astroS: RH Mike Fiers (9-6, 4.48)
On Smyly: Is 4-0 in last five starts, all Rays victories. Is 1-2 with a 6.10 ERA in four games/two starts against Astros, all while he was with the Tigers.
On Fiers: Has alternated losses and wins in each of his last six starts — 3-3. Beat the Rays this year in only start against them (two runs in seven innings).
RAYS VS. FIERS
Matt Duffy 2-for-4
Logan Forsythe 1-for-6
Evan Longoria 1-for-2
Brad Miller 1-for-3, HR
Logan Morrison 3-for-7
astroS VS. SMYLY
Jose Altuve 3-for-5
George Springer 2-for-3, HR
Saturday: at Astros, 7:10 p.m. Rays — LH Blake Snell (4-6, 3.17), Astros — LH Dallas Keuchel (8-12, 4.64)
Sunday: at Astros, 2:10 p.m. Rays — RH Chris Archer, 7-17, 4.11), Astros — RH Doug Fister (12-8, 3.59)
The Rays are 12-8 all-time in Houston, including 7-4 since the Astros joined the AL in 2013. The Rays took two of three from the Astros at the Trop in June.
Rays disabled list
• RHP Alex Cobb, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting Monday.
• UTL Nick Franklin, concussion, eligible Saturday and targeting that day
• LF Desmond Jennings, left knee contusion, eligible Aug. 18, no target date.