Sunday, July 22, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays

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, raysbaseball.com, 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

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