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Rays-Padres Tuesday preview

Tonight: vs. Padres

7:10, Tropicana Field

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 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 kids tickets. Fans can purchase two $2 kids tickets with the purchase of one full-price adult ticket.

Probable pitchers

Rays: LH Blake Snell (3-5, 3.18)

PADRES: RH Edwin Jackson (3-2, 4.19)

On Snell: Has 58 strikeouts in 562/3 innings for 9.21 per 9, tops among AL rookie starters and third among all MLB rookie starters.

On Jackson: The only visiting pitcher to throw a no-hitter at the Trop. The former Ray — a career-high 14 wins for the AL champs in 2008 — is 3-2 with a 2.54 ERA in six games/five starts against Tampa Bay.

Key matchups

Rays VS. JACKSON

Corey Dickerson 2-for-3

Logan Forsythe 1-for-3

Nick Franklin 1-for-3

Evan Longoria 2-for-10, HR

Brad Miller 3-for-4

PADRES VS. SNELL

None have faced

Scoring change

Credit Steven Souza Jr. with a stolen base in the Aug. 9 game at Toronto. It was originally ruled as baserunner advancing. Souza now has six steals this season.

On deck

Wednesday: vs. Padres, 1:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (6-16, 4.39); Padres — LH Christian Friedrich (4-8, 4.84)

Friday: vs. Rangers, 7:10. Rays — RH Matt Andriese (6-4, 3.36); Rangers — LH Cole Hamels (12-4, 2.88)

Roger Mooney, Times staff writer

Rays-Padres Tuesday preview 08/15/16 [Last modified: Monday, August 15, 2016 10:21pm]
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