Rays at Rangers
When/where: 8:05 tonight; Globe Life Park, Arlington, Texas
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM
Rays: RH Jake Odorizzi (8-9, 3.89)
RANGERS: LH Robbie Ross Jr. (2-4, 5.61)
On Odorizzi: Rebounded from rough prior start to throw six shutout innings Saturday in Chicago. Ranks third in AL with average 10.20 Ks per nine innings. Threw six scoreless innings to beat Rangers in season debut.
On Ross: Will be called up to replace injured RHP Yu Darvish. Was 4-4, 5.10 in nine games at Triple A. With Texas, has allowed 82 hits in 61 innings. Has made five scoreless appearances vs. Rays.
Rays VS. ROSS
Yunel Escobar 1-for-4
Sean Rodriguez 0-for-2
Ben Zobrist 1-for-4
RANGERS VS. ODORIZZI
Elvis Andrus 0-for-2
Shin-Soo Choo 2-for-7
Leonys Martin 0-for-2
Friday: Yankees, 7:10. Rays — RH Alex Cobb (7-6, 3.41); Yankees — RH Brandon McCarthy (4-1, 2.21)
Saturday: Yankees, 4:10. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (7-10, 3.73); Yankees — RH Shane Greene (3-1, 2.89)
Sunday: Yankees, 1:40. Rays — RH Jeremy Hellickson (1-1, 2.03); Yankees — LH Chris Capuano (0-2, 3.60)
Marc Topkin, Times staff writer
Walk this way
LHP Cesar Ramos on Tuesday joined an interesting list. He became the seventh pitcher in Rays franchise history to issue a walkoff walk:
Pitcher Date/team Batter
Norm Charlton 6-6-99 at White Sox Greg Norton
Jim Morris 9-9-00 at Yankees Paul O'Neill
Lance Carter 4-25-04 at White Sox Juan Uribe
Seth McClung 9-29-06 at Indians Jhonny Peralta
Tim Corcoran 6-5-07 at Blue Jays Aaron Hill
Kyle Farnsworth 5-10-11 at Indians Michael Brantley
Cesar Ramos 8-12-14 at Rangers Adam Rosales
Number of the day
Instant replay reviews during the Rays' 14-inning loss to the Rangers on Tuesday, matching the most in any major-league game this season, done four other times.
Stats of the day
Team-record consecutive games and American League-most consecutive road games in which the Rays have allowed three or fewer runs.