Saturday, April 21, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays

Rays-Athletics Thursday preview

Tonight: at A's

10:05, Oakland Coliseum

TV/radio: MLB Network (joined in progress about 11); 620-AM

Probable pitchers

RAYS: LH Matt Moore (5-7, 4.33)

A'S: RH Sonny Gray (4-8, 5.12)

On Moore: Coming off solid outing vs. Orioles, working into eighth for first time since 2013. Is 3-3, 2.51 over past seven starts. Is 0-1, 8.44 in three starts vs. A's.

On Gray: Is 1-3, 4.07 in eight starts following DL stint due to shoulder muscle strain. Is 2-1, 3.11 in six starts vs. Rays.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. GRAY

Evan Longoria 5-for-17, HR

Brad Miller 4-for-24

Logan Morrison 4-for-22

A'S VS. MOORE

Billy Butler 3-for-9

Danny Valencia 5-for-11, 2 HRs

Numbers of the day

6:28 Announced time of second-inning review, longest since MLB expanded replay.

41 days,

7 hours,

55 minutes

Lapsed time between Rays road wins on June 6 and Tuesday.

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