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-Red Sox Monday preview

Tonight: at Red Sox

7:10, Fenway Park, Boston

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

Probable pitchers

RAYS: RH Matt Andriese (6-5, 3.71)

RED SOX: RH Rick Porcello (17-3, 3.23)

On Andriese: Held Red Sox to three runs over six innings in Wednesday' no-decision. Winless in five starts since leaving bullpen, 0-3, 6.48. Is 1-0, 1.72 in four games vs. Red Sox.

On Porcello: MLB-most 17 wins includes a 12-0, 2.96 mark in 13 starts at Fenway. Is 3-0, 2.60 in four starts vs. Rays this season, including Wednesday's no-decision, 8-4, 2.90 in 15 overall.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. PORCELLO

Corey Dickerson 3-for-13, HR

Evan Longoria 10-for-40, HR

Brad Miller 4-for-15, 3 HRs

Logan Morrison 8-for-19

RED SOX VS. ANDRIESE

Mookie Betts 3-for-8

Jackie Bradley Jr. 0-for-7

David Ortiz 2-for-6, HR

Dustin Pedroia 2-for-3

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Red Sox Monday preview 08/28/16 [Last modified: Sunday, August 28, 2016 7:55pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Tampa Bay Downs full of high-paying races this season

    Parimutuels

    OLDSMAR — Tampa Bay Downs is green like never before.

  2. Astros rout Yankees to force Game 7 of AL Championship Series

    Ml

    HOUSTON — Justin Verlander pitched seven shutout innings to outduel Luis Severino for the second time, and the Astros bats came alive in their return home as Houston routed the Yankees 7-1 Friday night and forced a decisive Game 7 in the American League Championship Series.

    The Astros’ Brian McCann, who has struggled during the ALCS, breaks a scoreless tie with an RBI double during the fifth inning off Yankees starter Luis Severino.
  3. Fennelly: What's not to like about Lightning's start?

    Lightning Strikes

    BRANDON — No one is engraving the Stanley Cup. No one has begun stuffing the league MVP ballot box for Nikita Kucherov.

    The Lightning, with a win tonight, would match the best start in franchise history, 7-1-1 in the 2003-04 Cup season.
  4. Quarterback Jameis Winston will start Sunday for the Bucs

    Bucs

    TAMPA — Jameis Winston hadn't thrown in practice since he injured his right shoulder in Sunday's loss at Arizona, and with that uncertainty, a wide line of TV cameras and reporters' cellphones were all out Friday morning, recording the moment as Winston tested his shoulder with his first throws early in …

    Despite a sore shoulder, Jameis Winston will be making his 38th consecutive start since being drafted first overall in 2015.
  5. Bucs journal: LB Kwon Alexander ready to return from injury

    Bucs

    TAMPA — LB Kwon Alexander, sidelined by a hamstring injury since the second quarter of the Bucs' season opener against Chicago, will finally make a healthy return Sunday against the Bills.

    Linebacker Kwon Alexander needs “to get my stats back up” after being out since the opener.