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Rays-Red Sox Sunday preview

Today: at Red Sox

1:35, Fenway Park, Boston

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 1550-AM (Spanish)

Probable pitchers

RAYS: RH Jake Odorizzi (3-4, 4.33)

RED SOX: LH David Price (8-6, 4.64)

On Odorizzi: Allowed season-high seven runs, nine hits in last start. Hasn't finished six innings in 11 of 18 starts. Has had five innings of four-plus runs. Is 2-2, 4.07 in nine games vs. Sox.

On Price: Winless in past three starts with 7.02 ERA and .382 opponents average. Shares AL lead with Rays' Chris Archer with 130 Ks. Lost to Rays on June 29 at Trop, is 1-3, 6.52 vs. ex-mates overall.

Key matchups


Curt Casali 6-for-11, 3 HRs

Logan Forsythe 4-for-14

Brandon Guyer 4-for-13, HR

Evan Longoria 3-for-15, HR


Mookie Betts 3-for-12

Xander Bogaerts 7-for-16

David Ortiz 3-for-20

Dustin Pedroia 5-for-16, HR

On deck

Monday: Off

Tuesday: All-Star Game, AL vs. NL, at San Diego, 7:30

Wednesday: Off

Thursday: Optional workout at Trop

Friday: vs. Orioles, 7:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (4-12, 4.66); Orioles — TBA

Saturday: vs. Orioles, 6:10. Rays — LH Matt Moore (5-6, 4.46; Orioles — TBA

Sunday: vs. Orioles, 1:10. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (3-4, 4.33); Orioles — TBA

Rays disabled list

• RHP Brad Boxberger, left oblique strain, eligible June 16, targeting late July

• RHP Alex Cobb, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting early August

• OF Desmond Jennings, left hamstring strain, eligible July 16, targeting mid July

• OF Kevin Kiermaier, left hand fracture, eligible June 6, targeting mid July

• OF Mikie Mahtook, left hand fracture, eligible July 6, targeting August

• INF Steve Pearce, right hamstring strain, eligible July 6, targeting late July

• RHP Chase Whitley, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting early August

Rays-Red Sox Sunday preview 07/09/16 [Last modified: Saturday, July 9, 2016 9:23pm]
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