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Rays-Marlins preview

Rays vs. Marlins

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When/where: 7:10 tonight; Tropicana Field

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

Tickets: $7-20, available at Tropicana Field box office, Ticketmaster, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; $3 surcharge within 5 hours of game time.

Probable pitchers

RAYS: LH Drew Smyly (4-2, 3.26) MARLINS: RH Jarred Cosart (2-4, 4.15)

On Smyly: Has made eight starts since returning from DL, alternately allowing four or more runs and no runs. Worked 61/3 scoreless innings Wednesday at Boston. Faced Marlins once in 2013.

On Cosart: Sidelined and limited to 12 starts during the season due to vertigo, is 1-0, 1.37 in four outings since last return. Lost to the Rays on April 11 despite allowing one run in six innings.

Key matchups

MARLINS VS. SMYLY

Cole Gillespie 2-for-2

Martin Prado 1-for-2, HR

Ichiro Suzuki 4-for-8

RAYS VS. COSART

Kevin Kiermaier 3-for-10

James Loney 2-for-9

Evan Longoria 3-for-13, HR

On deck

Thursday: vs. Marlins, 7:10. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (8-9, 3.49); Marlins — RH Jose Fernandez (6-0, 2.91)

Friday: vs. Blue Jays, 7:10. Rays — RH Erasmo Ramirez (11-6, 3.65); Jays — TBA

Saturday: vs. Blue Jays, 6:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (12-13, 3.26); Jays — TBA

Sunday: vs. Blue Jays, 3:10. Rays — TBA; Jays — TBA

End of season

Rays disabled list

• C Curt Casali, left hamstring strain, eligible Sept. 10, targeting this week

Out for season: LHP Jeff Beliveau, shoulder surgery; RHP Alex Cobb, Tommy John elbow surgery; LHP Grayson Garvin, left back tear; OF Desmond Jennings, left knee bruise, oral surgery; RHP Burch Smith, Tommy John elbow surgery

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Marlins preview 09/30/15 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 10:48pm]
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