Make us your home page
Instagram

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' 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]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Mikhail Sergachev scores twice as Lightning shuts out Blue Jackets (w/ video)

    Lightning Strikes

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Mikhail Sergachev said he blacked out for a few seconds after his first NHL goal Thursday night, a rocket slap shot from the point.

    Mikhail Sergachev, front, looks like he’s very in the moment with teammate Dan Girardi after scoring his first NHL goal, though he says he blacked out for a bit. He scores again in the second.
  2. Dodgers rout Cubs 11-1 to win pennant, head to World Series for first time since '88

    Ml

    CHICAGO — Enrique Hernandez put a Hollywood ending on an LA story three decades in the making.

    The Dodgers celebrate their Game 5 victory Thursday night over the Cubs at Wrigley Field, putting Los Angeles in the World Series for the first time since 1988.
  3. Joe Smith's takeaways from Thursday's Lightning-Blue Jackets game

    Lightning Strikes

    While Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov grab the headlines, don't sleep on their linemate, Vladislav Namestnikov. Namestnikov is far from a third wheel, with eight points in eight games. "He might not have the names the other two have, but he's as pivotal and vital to that line as the others," coach Jon Cooper said.

  4. Lightning journal: Derrick Brooks helps J.T. Brown make a difference

    Lightning Strikes

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lightning wing J.T. Brown's decision to stop his anthem protest began to take shape just a few days after he raised his right fist before the Oct. 7 game against the Panthers in Sunrise.

    Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown (23) on the ice at Lightning hockey training camp in Brandon on Monday (09/18/17).
  5. Duke tops preseason coaches' basketball poll; Gators No. 7

    College

    Duke has been tabbed basketball's preseason No. 1 for the second straight season in the coaches' poll, released Thursday.

    Florida point guard Chris Chiozza launches the shot of last season’s NCAA Tournament, a winning 3
against Wisconsin that put the Gators into the Elite Eight. Chiozza returns to lead a UF team that’s getting its share of preseason attention, including a No. 7 ranking in the coaches’ poll.