Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Tampa Bay Rays

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

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