Make us your home page

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Rays Report

Rays: Guyer's interviewer also his wife

Rays at Orioles

When/where: 7:05 tonight; Camden Yards, Baltimore

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

Probable pitchers

RAYS: RHP Jake Odorizzi (1-1, 5.73)

ORIOLES: RHP Miguel Gonzalez (0-1, 9.64)

On Odorizzi: Coming off a rough-looking outing in Kansas City, allowing seven runs and 10 hits over five innings. Faced the O's in September's 18-inning marathon, working 3⅔ scoreless innings.

On Gonzalez: Off to a rough start, allowing 16 hits, including four home runs, in 9⅓ innings over two games against the Tigers and Yankees. Is 2-3, 3.94 in eight career starts vs. the Rays.

Key matchups


D. Jennings 4-for-18, 3 HRs

Evan Longoria 5-for-16, HR

Ben Zobrist 2-for-19


Adam Jones 0-for-2

David Lough 1-for-2

Nick Markakis 1-for-1

On deck

Wednesday: at Orioles, 12:35. Rays — LH David Price (2-0, 2.91); Orioles — RH Chris Tillman (1-0, 1.35

Thursday: vs Yankees, 7:10. Rays — LH Erik Bedard (0-0, 0.00); Yankees — LH CC Sabathia (1-2, 6.63)

Friday: vs Yankees, 7:10. Rays — TBA; Yankees — RH Hiroki Kuroda (2-1, 3.86)

Saturday: vs. Yankees, 7:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (1-1, 4.50); Yankees — RH Ivan Nova (2-1, 5.94)

Sunday: vs. Yankees, 1:40. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (1-1, 5.73); Yankees — RH Masahiro Tanaka (1-0, 3.21)

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Tough interviewer

Rays OF Brandon Guyer couldn't really turn down his pregame interview request Monday: it came from his wife, Lindsay Murphy, a sports anchor for the Washington, D.C. Fox affiliate. They met when she interviewed him at the University of Virginia. "This is our first interview since then," Murphy said. "Besides me grilling him at home — 'Why would you swing at that pitch?' " Check for highlights.

The Rays way

In their previous five games before Monday, the Rays were 3-0 when scoring two or fewer runs, 0-2 when scoring three or more.

Number of the day


Rays called up on this road trip, including LHP Jeff Beliveau twice.

Rays: Guyer's interviewer also his wife 04/14/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:27am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Lightning's Swedes live their dream in Worlds


    You could see it in his face.

    Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman screamed as he hoisted the World Championship trophy Sunday afternoon in Cologne, Germany, and it looked like an exhale that was years in the making. Stralman kissed the forehead of Swedish teammate Joel Lundqvist, the joy unmistakable.

  2. Starting at top: O.J. Howard becomes first Bucs rookie to sign


    The Bucs have begun the process of signing their rookie draft picks and they started at the top.

    Alabama tight end O.J. Howard has signed a four-year contract with a fifth-year club option with the Bucs.
  3. Hey, somebody really ought to write about this Aaron Judge guy


    He can catch, too.

    It's no tall tale.

    Aaron Judge, The Amazing Colossal Man, has come and gone, but not before he stunned the Rays with a diving, game-saving catch in the sixth inning of Yankees 3-2 win Sunday at Tropicana Field. The 6-foot-7, 282-pound Judge robbed Evan Longoria of an RBI double and helped …

    Aaron Judge stunned the Rays with a diving, game-saving catch in the sixth inning of Yankees 3-2 win Sunday at Tropicana Field.
  4. FSU, Gators, USF and Miami all in Athlon preseason top 25


    The college football preseason magazines are trickling in, as our Joey Knight wrote earlier.

  5. Bucs' Jameis Winston rising in fantasy football rankings


    We're still probably three months away from most fantasy football drafts, but it's not too early to appreciate that Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston has taken a major step up in the rankings entering his third NFL season.

    Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston is ranking much higher in fantasy football rankings entering his third NFL season.