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When/where: 7:10 tonight; Fenway Park, Boston

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

Probable pitchers

RAYS: RH Erasmo Ramirez (10-6, 3.70)

RED SOX: LH Wade Miley (11-10, 4.34)

On Ramirez: Winless in his past six starts, 0-2, 4.11. Coming off seven-inning outing vs. O's in which he allowed career high-tying nine hits. Is 0-0, 4.82 in five games (four starts) vs. Red Sox.

On Miley: Has one win in his past five starts with a 4.08 ERA, coming off a Saturday no-decision at Toronto, working into the seventh. Is 3-1, 1.86 in six starts vs. Rays overall, 1-1, 2.45 this season.

Key matchups


Brock Holt 4-for-9, HR

David Ortiz 0-for-6

Dustin Pedroia 1-for-6


Asdrubal Cabrera 4-for-15

Logan Forsythe 4-for-18

Evan Longoria 3-for-16, HR

On deck

Friday: at Blue Jays, 7:07. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (8-8, 3.38); Jays — RH R.A. Dickey (10-11, 4.05)

Saturday: at Blue Jays, 1:07. Rays — RH Chris Archer (12-12, 2.92); Jays — LH David Price (17-5, 2.34)

Sunday: at Blue Jays, 1:07. Rays — RH Matt Andriese (3-5, 4.37); Blue Jays — LH Mark Buehrle (10-11, 4.05)

The 700 club

Tuesday's win was the team's 700th since the 2008 name change from Devil Rays to Rays. Most wins in that span:

Yankees 731

Cardinals 722

Angels 705

Rays 700

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Red Sox preview 09/23/15 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 11:12pm]
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