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: Lefty Moore to face Yankees' Pineda

Today: vs. Yankees

4:10, Tropicana Field

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

Tickets: $36-325; available at Tropicana Field box office,, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within 5 hours of game time.

Promotion: Backpack coolers to all fans while they last.

Probable pitchers

Rays: LH Matt Moore (1-3, 5.47)

Yankees: RH Michael Pineda (2-5, 6.34)

On Moore: Facing the Yankees at the Trop for the first time since May 25, 2013. Has pitched a total of 19 innings during his last four starts with only one being a perfect inning. Allowed a season-high 10 hits in his last outing.

On Pineda: Snapped a career-long five-game losing streak in his last outing when he beat the A's Is 2-2 all-time against the Rays, including 1-1 with a 3.18 ERA in three starts at Tropicana Field.

Key matchups

Rays vs. Pineda

Curt Casali 1-for-8

Corey Dickerson 1-for-3, 1 HR

Desmond Jennings 3-for-8

Evan Longoria 3-for-22

Logan Morrison 1-for-8

Steve Pearce 3-for-10, HR

Steven Souza Jr. 6-for-12, 3 HR

Yankees vs. Moore

Dustin Ackley 4-for-8

Carlos Beltran 2-for-5

Jacoby Ellsbury 1-for-12

Brett Gardner 3-for-15

Didi Gregorius 3-for-5

Mark Teixeira 4-for-8

On deck

Sunday: vs. Yankees, 1:10. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (1-2, 3.81): Yankees — RH Nathan Eovaldi (5-2, 3.95)

Monday: at Kansas City, 8:15. Rays — RH Matt Andriese (3-0, 2.63): Royals — RH Ian Kennedy (4-3, 3.38)

Rays disabled list

RHP Brad Boxberger, core muscle surgery, eligible April 18, targeting late May.

RHP Alex Cobb, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting late July.

2B Logan Forsythe, left shoulder fracture, eligible May 25, targeting early June.

OF Kevin Kiermaier, left hand fracture, eligible June 6, targeting early August.

RHP Chase Whitley, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting late July.

Roger Mooney, Times correspondent

Rays: Lefty Moore to face Yankees' Pineda 05/27/16 [Last modified: Friday, May 27, 2016 10:30pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. College World Series: Gators, LSU face off in all-SEC finals


    OMAHA, Neb. — The matchup for the College World Series finals bolsters the case for those who say the best baseball in the land is played in the SEC.

    Florida’s Brady Singer, delivering during a CWS win over Louisville last week, is scheduled to start tonight against LSU.
  2. Jones: Fox Sports Sun shows depth in Rays coverage

    TV and Radio

    tom jones' two cents

    Tampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones looks back at the best and worst from a weekend of televised sports.

    Best coverage

    Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria (3) makes a run home for a score in the in the final game of a three-game series between the Tampa Bay Rays and AL East rival the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Sunday, June 25, 2017.
  3. Brian Boyle says returning to Lightning a 'huge option'


    As former Lightning forward Brian Boyle approaches free agency this week, he said he's trying to stay busy.

  4. Rays journal: Blake Snell to rejoin rotation, Erasmo Ramirez heads to bullpen

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — LHP Blake Snell is rejoining the Rays' rotation, but the move has as much to do with helping the bullpen as it does with Snell's improvement during his time at Triple-A Durham.

    Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Erasmo Ramirez (30) delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in St. Petersburg.
  5. Rays' bullpen stars lit up in loss to Orioles

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Saturday it was the soft underbelly of the bullpen that let one get away from the Rays, incurring the wrath of the team's faithful followers, who wondered why the high-leverage guys weren't pitching.

    Rays closer Alex Colome, coming in with the score tied in the ninth, allows three runs in his second straight poor outing.