Tonight: vs. Blue Jays
7:10, Tropicana Field
TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)
Tickets: $15-$275; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of game time
Promotion: $15 lower-level tickets for students 18 and older
RAYS: RH Alex Cobb (season debut)
JAYS: LH Francisco Liriano (7-12, 5.22)
On Cobb: Makes first big-league start since Sept. 28, 2014, having recovered from May 2015 Tommy John surgery. Was 0-3, 6.65 in eight rehab starts, the most recent his best. Is 2-2, 4.63 vs. Jays.
On Liriano: Is 1-1, 3.97 in four starts since being acquired from Pirates, beating Twins on Friday. Has allowed 79 walks and 136 hits in 1361/3 innings. Is 2-3, 4.93 in eight starts vs. Rays.
RAYS VS. LIRIANO
Corey Dickerson 1-for-2
Matt Duffy 3-for-6
Logan Forsythe 2-for-3
Evan Longoria 5-for-16
JAYS VS. COBB
Jose Bautista 3-for-7
Josh Donaldson 3-for-13
Edwin Encarnacion 3-for-9 HR
Russell Martin 1-for-8
Saturday: vs. Blue Jays, 6:10. Rays — LH Blake Snell (4-7, 3.56); Jays — RH Marcus Stroman (9-5, 4.58)
Sunday: vs. Blue Jays, 1:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (8-17, 4.10); Jays — TBA
Monday: vs. Orioles, 1:10. Rays — RH Matt Andriese (6-6, 4.19); Orioles — TBA
Tuesday: vs. Orioles, 7:10. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (9-5, 3.56); Orioles — TBA
Sept. 7: vs. Orioles, 1:10. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (6-11, 4.94); Orioles — TBA
• Today, the Rays will take part in MLB's "Childhood Cancer Awareness Day," wearing special T-shirts for batting practice that will be signed and sold via raysbaseball.com/auction, with proceeds benefitting the Tampa-based National Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Moffitt Cancer Center and Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.
• On Sunday, the Rays Wives host their annual drive for pet food (Science Diet) and supplies, as well as a silent auction of memorabilia from Rays and other big-leaguers, including Miguel Cabrera, Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout, with proceeds benefitting the Pet Pal Animal Shelter. The items are also available for bidding online at raysbaseball.com/auction.
Marc Topkin, Times staff writer