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Rays-Blue Jays Sunday preview

Today: vs. Blue Jays

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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: Pitch-grip baseball to all kids 14 and under

Probable pitchers

RAYS: RH Jake Odorizzi (0-1, 3.58)

JAYS: RH Marcus Stroman (3-0, 4.37)

On Odorizzi: Hasn't gone past five innings in last two starts. Had only one K in last start. Has 2.55 ERA at home since start of 2014 season. Is 2-2, 3.64 in seven starts vs. Jays, 1-0, 1.137 at the Trop.

On Stroman: Allowed season-high four runs to White Sox in last start. Worked eight strong innings (three runs, six hits) vs. Rays in season opener. Is 2-1, 4.74 in three career starts against them.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. STROMAN

Hank Conger 2-for-5, HR

Desmond Jennings 3-for-8

Evan Longoria 5-for-9, HR

Steve Pearce 3-for-5, HR

JAYS VS. ODORIZZI

Jose Bautista 1-for-15

Josh Donaldson 2-for-11, 2 HRs

Edwin Encarnacion 2-for-16

Justin Smoak 2-for-10, HR

On deck

Monday: Off

Tuesday: vs. Dodgers, 7:10. Rays — LH Matt Moore (1-2, 3.66); Dodgers — LH Scott Kazmir (1-2, 5.76)

Wednesday: vs. Dodgers, 7:10. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (1-3, 2.60); Dodgers — LH Alex Wood (1-2, 4.82)

Thursday: Off

Friday: at Angels, 10:05. Rays — RH Chris Archer (1-4, 5.01); Angels — TBA

Saturday: at Angels, 9:05. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (0-1, 3.58); Angels — TBA

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Blue Jays Sunday preview 04/30/16 [Last modified: Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:09pm]
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