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Rays-Red Sox Monday preview

Tonight: vs. Red Sox

7:10, Tropicana Field

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 1550-AM (Spanish)

Tickets: $26-300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of game time.

Promotion: Free tickets for military

Probable pitchers

RAYS: LH Blake Snell (0-2, 2.40)

RED SOX: LH Eduardo Rodriguez (1-2, 6.41)

On Snell: Top prospect makes fourth big-league start. Worked 6⅔ in loss to Indians on Tuesday. Has allowed five unearned runs due to five team errors. Was 3-5, 3.29 in 12 starts at Triple A.

On Rodriguez: Makes sixth start since coming off DL due to spring knee injury. Has allowed four-plus runs in four of first five. Has allowed seven homers in 262/3 innings. Is 0-0, 4.91 in two starts vs. Rays.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. RODRIGUEZ

Tim Beckham 1-for-3

Curt Casali 0-for-3

Logan Forsythe 1-for-4

Evan Longoria 3-for-5

RED SOX VS. SNELL

None have faced

On deck

Tuesday: vs. Red Sox, 7:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (4-10, 4.70); Red Sox — RH Rick Porcello (8-2, 3.93)

Wednesday: vs. Red Sox, 12:10. Rays — LH Matt Moore (3-5, 5.04); Red Sox — LH David Price (8-4, 4.68)

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Red Sox Monday preview 06/26/16 [Last modified: Sunday, June 26, 2016 8:42pm]
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