Tonight: vs. Red Sox
7:10, Tropicana Field
TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)
Tickets: $26-300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within 5 hours of game time.
Promotion: $2 kids tickets with purchase of one adult ticket. Limit two kids tickets per purchase.
RAYS: RH Chris Archer (7-16, 4.28)
RED SOX: RH Clay Buchholz (4-9, 5.42)
On Archer: Is 3-4 with a 3.06 ERA since the break, a 1.60-point improvement over his first-half ERA. Is 1-9, 5.82 in 14 career starts vs. the Red Sox, including 0-3, 8.10 in three starts this season.
On Buchholz: Returns to rotation for a spot start in place of Steven Wright. Was 2-8 with a 5.95 ERA in 15 starts. Has made 13 appearances out of the bullpen.
RAYS VS. BUCHHOLZ
Logan Forsythe 3-for-7
Kevin Kiermaier 1-for-10
Evan Longoria 11-for-49, HR
Brad Miller 1-for-6, HR
Logan Morrison 5-for-12, 2 HRs
RED SOX VS. ARCHER
Mookie Betts 4-for-18, 2 HRs
Xander Bogaerts 7-for-19
Jackie Bradley Jr. 4-for-18
Brock Holt 5-for-23
David Ortiz 13-for-35, 3 HRs
Dustin Pedroia 7-for-30
RH Chris Archer has lost nine straight games to the Red Sox, the longest losing streak by any pitcher against Boston since RHP Mike Moore lost 10 straight from 1987-92.
Wednesday: vs. Red Sox, 7:10. Rays — RH Matt Andriese (6-5, 3.66); Red Sox — RH Rick Porcello (17-3, 3.22)
Roger Mooney, Times staff writer