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Rays-Red Sox Saturday preview

Today: at Red Sox

4:05, Fenway Park, Boston

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

Probable pitchers

RAYS: LH Matt Moore (5-5, 4.54)

RED sox: RH Rick Porcello (10-2, 3.82)

On Moore: Has won back-to-back starts, is 3-1, 2.43 in past five, has worked at least six innings in past six. Is 0-3, 6.43 in six road starts; 5-2, 3.57 at home. Is 4-4. 4.67 in nine games vs. Red Sox.

On Porcello: Is 7-0, 3.60 in eight starts at Fenway. Beat Angels in most recent start despite allowing 12 hits. Ex-Tiger is 2-0, 2.77 vs. Rays this season, 7-4, 2.98 overall, with seven straight quality starts.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. PORCELLO

Corey Dickerson 2-for-7 HR

Logan Forsythe 6-for-17

Evan Longoria 8-for-33

Steven Souza Jr. 6-for-15

RED SOX VS. MOORE

Mookie Betts 5-for-9 HR

Xander Bogaerts 5-for-10

David Ortiz 10-for-27 3 HR

Travis Shaw 5-for-10 HR

On deck

Sunday: at Red Sox, 1:35. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (3-4, 4.33); Red Sox — LH David Price (8-6, 4.64)

Monday-Thursday: All-Star break

Friday: vs. Orioles, 7:10. Rays — TBA; Orioles — TBA

July 16: vs. Orioles, 6:10. Rays — TBA; Orioles — TBA

Sunday: vs. Orioles, 1:10. Rays — TBA; Orioles — TBA

Rays-Red Sox Saturday preview 07/08/16 [Last modified: Friday, July 8, 2016 11:09pm]
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