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Rays-Red Sox Saturday preview

Tonight: vs. Red Sox

6:10, Tropicana Field

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

Tickets: $36-$325; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within 5 hours of game time.

Promotion: Rays Tote Bags to all fans.

Probable pitchers

RAYS: RH Matt Andriese (8-7, 4.41)

red sox: RH Rick Porcello (21-4, 3.08)

On Andriese: Has won consecutive starts for the first time since early June. Is 1-1 with 4.58 ERA in five career appearances/three starts against Red Sox.

On Porcello: Has pitched at least seven innings and allowed three or fewer runs in his past 11 starts, tying Cy Young and Pedro Martinez for longest such streak in Red Sox history.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. porcello

Corey Dickerson 5-for-16, HR

Logan Forsythe 8-for-27

Evan Longoria 10-for-42, HR

Brad Miller 4-for-18, 3 HR

red Sox VS. andriese

Mookie Betts 5-for-11, HR

David Ortiz 3-for-9, HR

Dustin Pedroia 2-for-3

Hanley Ramirez 2-for-2

On deck

Sunday: vs Red Sox, 1:10. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (9-6, 3.73); Red Sox — LH Eduardo Rodriguez (2-7, 4.98)

Monday: at White Sox, 8:10. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (7-11, 4.86); White Sox — TBA.

Tuesday: at White Sox, 8:10. Rays — RH Alex Cobb (1-1, 6.16); White Sox — TBA.

Wednesday: at White Sox, 8:10. Rays — LH Blake Snell (5-8, 3.87); White Sox — TBA.

Thursday: at White Sox, 8:10. Rays — Chris Archer (8-18, 4.05); White Sox — TBA.

Roger Mooney, Times staff writer

Rays-Red Sox Saturday preview 09/23/16 [Last modified: Friday, September 23, 2016 10:25pm]
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