Monday, July 16, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays

Rays-Orioles Friday preview

Tonight: at Orioles

7:05, Camden Yards, Baltimore

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

Probable pitchers

RAYS: LH Matt Moore (3-4, 4.90)

orioleS: RH Yovani Gallardo (2-1, 6.26)

On Moore: Coming off a solid six-plus inning no-decision vs. Giants. Has allowed two earned runs over last two starts after posting a 6.49 ERA over previous nine. Is 4-5, 3.84 in 11 games vs. O's.

On Gallardo: Rejoined rotation Saturday after nearly two months on DL with shoulder issues and worked five innings to beat Blue Jays. Ex-Brewer/Ranger is 2-1, 3.06 in three games vs. Rays.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. GALLARDO

Logan Forsythe 3-for-10

Evan Longoria 1-for-9

Brad Miller 2-for-7

Logan Morrison 1-for-19

orioleS VS. MOORE

Chris Davis 3-for-21

JJ Hardy 7-for-28, HR

Adam Jones 11-for-27, 2 HR

Manny Machado 3-for-19

On deck

Saturday: at Orioles, 1:05 and 7:05. Rays — RH Matt Andriese (6-0, 2.81) and RH Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 3.63); Orioles — RH Kevin Gausman (0-5, 4.37) and RH Chris Tillman (10-1, 3.11)

Sunday: at Orioles, 1:35. Rays — LHP Drew Smyly (2-7, 4.78); Orioles — RH Tyler Wilson (3-5, 4.19)

Monday: vs. Red Sox, 7:10. Rays — LHP Blake Snell (0-2, 2.40); Red Sox — TBA

Tuesday: vs. Red Sox, 7:10. Rays — RHP Chris Archer; Red Sox — TBA

Wednesday: vs. Red Sox, 12:10. Rays — LH Matt Moore (3-4, 4.90); Red Sox — TBA

Rays disabled list

• RHP Brad Boxberger, left oblique strain, eligible June 16, targeting mid July

• RHP Alex Cobb, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting early August

• OF Brandon Guyer, left hamstring strain, eligible June 19, targeting late June

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

• OF Mikie Mahtook, left hand fracture, eligible July 6, targeting early August

• INF Steve Pearce, right hamstring strain, eligible July 6, targeting mid July

• OF Steven Souza Jr., left hip strain, eligible June 30, targeting early July

• RHP Ryan Webb, right pectoralis strain, eligible June 12, targeting this week

• RHP Chase Whitley, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting early August

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

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