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Rays: Doubleheader details from Fenway

Rays at Yankees

When/where: 7:05 tonight; Yankee Stadium, New York

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

Probable pitchers

RAYS: LH David Price (3-2, 4.75)

YANKEES: LH Vidal Nuno (0-0, 6.59)

Doubleheader details

• It was the 22nd doubleheader in Rays history. They're 1-4 in traditional doubleheaders. They were 2-6-8 (sweep-swept-split) in split ones, with sweeps at Minnesota (2011) and Philadelphia (2012).

• It was the Rays' seventh doubleheader in Fenway, where they were 0-3-3. They played the last nonsplit doubleheader at Fenway on Sept. 21, 1998.

• They played 14 doubleheaders (0-7-7) before sweeping their first, at Baltimore in September 2008.

Number of the day

51 Hours in which the Rays will play four games, from the 1 p.m. start of Game 1 Thursday until the approximate conclusion of Saturday's matinee against the Yankees in New York.

Quote of the day

"I didn't know we didn't want to play two. No one asked me. I'm pretty happy that we did.''

Rays closer Grant Balfour

Rays: Doubleheader details from Fenway 05/01/14 [Last modified: Friday, May 2, 2014 12:31am]
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