Thursday, February 22, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays

Rays-Blue Jays Tuesday preview

Tonight: at Blue Jays

7:07, Rogers Centre, Toronto

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Chris Archer (2-4, 4.57)

Jays: RH Marcus Stroman (4-0, 3.54)

On Archer: Coming off Wednesday no-decision at Seattle that included 33-pitch, three-walk first inning. Is 2-0, 2.28 in past four starts; was 0-4, 7.32 in first four. Is 5-4, 3.26 in 17 starts vs. Jays, five more than any other team.

On Stroman: Participated in Duke graduation ceremonies Sunday, having earned sociology degree. Has no-decisions in past two starts. Beat Rays twice this season, is 3-1, 3.67 overall in four starts.

Key matchups

Rays VS. STROMAN

Kevin Kiermaier 2-for-11

Evan Longoria 6-for-12, 2 HRs

Steve Pearce 3-for-5, HR

Logan Morrison 0-for-7

JAYS VS. ARCHER

Jose Bautista 6-for-37, 2 HRs

Josh Donaldson 3-for-21

E. Encarnacion 6-for-42, 2 HRs

Russell Martin 2-for-14, HR

Look of the day

"The hair's my thing. I'm trying to make a statement with that."

INF Taylor Motter, on his long flowing blonde locks.

 
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