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Rays' Odorizzi has audience for minor-league start

Chris Archer, left, and manager Kevin Cash watch Jake Odorizzi’s outing.

MARC TOPKIN | Times

Chris Archer, left, and manager Kevin Cash watch Jake Odorizzi’s outing.

Fan club

With RHP Jake Odorizzi throwing in a minor-league game on Wednesday's team off day, those who came out to watch included RHP Chris Archer and manager Kevin Cash, who had his three kids and his dad with him. Rays minor-league RHP Brent Honeywell was there, too.

Rays remaining roster

A look at the 50 players remaining on the spring roster:

Pitchers (26): Matt Andriese, Chris Archer, Andrew Bellatti, Brad Boxberger, David Carpenter, LH Xavier Cedeno, Alex Cobb, Alex Colome, LH Dana Eveland, Danny Farquhar, Ryan Garton, Steve Geltz, Jhan Marinez, Parker Markel, Kyle McPherson, LH Matt Moore, Jake Odorizzi, Erasmo Ramirez, LH Enny Romero, Mark Sappington, LH Drew Smyly, Tyler Sturdevant, LH Jonny Venters, Neil Wagner, Ryan Webb, Chase Whitley

Catchers (5): Mayo Acosta, Curt Casali, Hank Conger, Luke Maile, Rene Rivera

Infielders (11): Tim Beckham, Logan Forsythe, Nick Franklin, James Loney, Evan Longoria, Brad Miller, Logan Morrison, Steve Pearce, Juniel Querecuto, Kyle Roller, Richie Shaffer

Outfielders (8): Jaff Decker, Corey Dickerson, Brandon Guyer, Desmond Jennings, Kevin Kiermaier, Mikie Mahtook, Taylor Motter, Steven Souza Jr.

The dish Rays at Phillies

When/where: 1:05 today; Bright House Field, 601 N. Coachman Road, Clearwater

Tickets: $17-39, via phillies.com, calling 215-463-1000

Rays information: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297 (FAN-RAYS)

Pitchers: Rays — Matt Moore, Ryan Garton, Parker Markel, Kyle McPerson, Mark Sappington, Tyler Sturdevant; Phillies — Vince Velasquez, Jerad Eickhoff, Jeanmar Gomez, Edward Mujica, Ernesto Frieri

Heads-up

3B Evan Longoria and CF Kevin Kiermaier headline the group of front-line players slated to make the trip, along with OF Desmond Jennings and 1B James Loney.

On deck

Friday: vs. Red Sox, 1:05. Rays — TBA; Red Sox — Roenis Elias

Saturday: vs. Orioles, 1:05. Rays — Chris Archer; Orioles — Yovanni Gallardo

Sunday: at Orioles, 1:05. Rays — TBA; Orioles — TBA

Exhibition schedule

Rays tickets: Range from $10-24, available at raysbaseball.com, by calling toll-free 1-888-326-7297 (FAN-RAYS), and at CSP or Tropicana Field box offices, team Tampa Store (400 N Tampa St.).

All games 1:05 p.m. unless noted.

March

21 Off (in Cuba)

22 at Cuban national team (Havana)

23 at Twins

24 at Yanks, 6:35

25 vs. Twins

26 at Pirates, 6:05

27 vs. Jays

29 at Jays

30 vs. Red Sox

31 vs. Pirates

April

1 at Braves, at Tigers

Rays' Odorizzi has audience for minor-league start 03/16/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 10:06pm]
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