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Rays-Blue Jays Saturday preview

Rays at Blue Jays

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When/where: 1:07 today, Rogers Centre, Toronto

Radio: 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

Probable pitchers

rays: RH Chris Archer (12-12, 2.92)

blue jays: LH David Price (17-5, 2.34)

On Archer: Walked five in a Monday no-decision at Boston, is winless in four September starts, 0-2, 4.03. Is 5-2. 2.53 in 13 starts vs. Jays, allowing two runs or less in all seven in Toronto.

On Price: Is 8-1, 1.95 in 10 starts for Jays since trade from Detroit, allowing more than two runs only twice. Faced Rays twice since July 2014 trade to Tigers, losing both times.

Key matchups

blue jays VS. archer

Jose Bautista 3-for-29

E. Encarnacion 4-for-31, 3 HR

Dioner Navarro 7-for-21, 2 HR

rays vs. price

Asdrubal Cabrera 5-for-18

Brandon Guyer 1-for-6

Evan Longoria0-for-6

On deck

Sunday: at Blue Jays, 1:07. Rays — RH Matt Andriese (3-5, 4.37); Blue Jays — LH Mark Buehrle (14-7, 3.69)

Monday: Off

Tuesday: vs. Marlins, 7:10. Rays — LH Matt Moore (2-4, 6.48); Marlins — LH Adam Conley (4-1, 3.93)

Wednesday: vs. Marlins, 7:10. Rays — TBA; Marlins — RH Jarred Cosart (2-4, 4.15)

Thursday: vs. Marlins, 7:10. Rays — TBA; Marlins — TBA

Friday: vs. Blue Jays, 7:10. Rays — TBA; Jays — TBA

Rays disabled list

• C Curt Casali, left hamstring strain, eligible Sept. 10, targeting final week.

• LHP Jake McGee, left knee surgery, eligible Sept. 4, targeting today

Out for season: LHP Jeff Beliveau, shoulder surgery; RHP Alex Cobb, Tommy John elbow surgery; LHP Grayson Garvin, left back tear; OF Desmond Jennings, left knee bruise, oral surgery; RHP Burch Smith, Tommy John elbow surgery.

Rays-Blue Jays Saturday preview 09/25/15 [Last modified: Friday, September 25, 2015 10:12pm]
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