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Rays-Dodgers Wednesday preview

Tonight: vs. Dodgers

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7:10, Tropicana Field

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

Tickets: $15-275; available at Tropicana Field box office,, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within 5 hours of game time.

Promotion: $2 hot dogs and fountain drinks

Probable pitchers

Rays: LH Drew Smyly (1-3, 2.60)

DODGERS: LH Alex Wood (1-2, 4.82)

On Smyly: Took a frustrating loss on Friday, allowing two hits, but both homers, to Blue Jays. Has lost first three home starts with a 4.12 ERA. Threw three innings vs. Dodgers in 2014, allowing one hit.

On Wood: Coming off solid Friday outing vs. Padres, allowing one run over seven innings with nine Ks. Acquired in July 2015 trade with Braves. Is 3-4, 2.24 in 14 games vs. AL teams.

Key matchups


Corey Dickerson 1-for-3

Logan Morrison 1-for-4

Steven Souza Jr. 1-for-2 HR


Carl Crawford 0-for-1

Adrian Gonzalez 1-for-4

Howie Kendrick 3-for-9, HR

May the Fourth …

LHP Dana Eveland is among the Star Wars fans in the Rays clubhouse who will note today's May the Fourth Be With You events. How big a fan? "I have a Death Star tattoo," he said, then pulled up his left pant leg to show it off.

Rays-Dodgers Wednesday preview 05/03/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 11:33pm]
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