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Rays-Red Sox Wednesday preview

Today: vs. Red Sox

12:10, Tropicana Field

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM

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: Cheer sticks for kids 14 and under; $2 hot dogs and soft drinks.

Probable pitchers

RAYS: LH Matt Moore (3-5, 5.04)

RED SOX: LH David Price (8-4, 4.68)

On Moore: Retired first 13 Orioles on Friday but ended up losing, allowing four runs in sixth. Has worked six-plus innings in four straight starts. Is 3-4, 5.40 in eight games vs. Red Sox.

On Price: Ex-Rays ace coming off rough outing in Texas, allowing six runs, 12 hits in 21/3 innings. Leads AL with 110 Ks. Is 1-2, 6.75 in four starts vs. Rays since July '14 trade, 0-2, 3.21 at Trop.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. PRICE

Curt Casali 5-for-8, 3 HRs

Logan Forsythe 2-for-10

Evan Longoria 2-for-12, HR

RED SOX VS. MOORE

Mookie Betts 4-for-6, HR

David Ortiz 10-for-24, 3 HRs

Travis Shaw 5-for-7, HR

On deck

Thursday: vs. Tigers, 7:10. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 3.93); Tigers — RH Jordan Zimmermann (9-4, 3.81)

Friday: vs. Tigers, 7:10. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (2-8, 5.32); Tigers — RH Michael Fulmer (7-2, 2.40)

Saturday: vs. Tigers, 4:10. Rays — LH Blake Snell (1-2, 3.54); Tigers — RH Justin Verlander (7-6, 4.30)

Sunday: vs. Tigers, 1:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (4-10, 4.70); Tigers — RH Mike Pelfrey (1-7, 4.91)

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Red Sox Wednesday preview 06/28/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42pm]
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