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Rays-Orioles Wednesday preview

Today: vs. Orioles

1:10, Tropicana Field

Radio: 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

Tickets: $15-$275; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within 5 hours of game time.

Promotion: $2 hot dogs and 24-ounce Pepsi fountain drinks at concession stands.

Probable pitchers

RAYS: LH Drew Smyly (6-11, 4.94)

ORIOLES: RH Dylan Bundy (8-5, 3.47)

On Smyly: Has won his past four decisions. Is 4-1-1 with 3.22 ERA in nine career games/six starts vs. the Orioles. Tied his career high for runs allowed with eight the last time he faced them.

On Bundy: Has won five of his past seven starts to help fill the void left when RH Chris Tillman (right shoulder bursitis) was placed on the disabled list.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. BUNDY

Logan Forsythe 0-for-3

Evan Longoria 1-for-3, HR

Brad Miller 2-for-3, HR

ORIOLES VS. SMYLY

Chris Davis 3-for-19, 3 HRs

Adam Jones 4-for-20, HR

Manny Machado 4-for-12

Mark Trumbo 5-for-12

Roger Mooney, Times staff writer

Rays-Orioles Wednesday preview

09/06/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 10:37pm]
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