Rays vs. Mariners
When/where: 1:40 today; Tropicana Field
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)
Tickets: $18-$275, at the Tropicana Field box office, Ticketmaster, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; $3 surcharge within five hours of game time.
Promotion: James Loney grill set
Rays: RH Chris Archer (3-2, 4.00)
Mariners: RH Felix Hernandez (8-1, 2.57)
On Archer: Lost his last start 1-0 to Miami, allowing only a bases-loaded walk. Over his past four starts, has allowed three earned runs and struck out 31 over 242/3 innings. Is 0-2 with four home runs allowed in two games against the Mariners.
On Hernandez: Has won his past five starts while giving up only 10 earned runs. Entered Saturday tied for seventh in the majors with 91 strikeouts and seventh with a 5.69 strikeout-walk ratio. Is 5-2 against the Rays but winless at Tropicana Field.
Rays vs. Hernandez
David DeJesus11-for-34, HR
Evan Longoria 6-for-21
Ben Zobrist 3-for-28
Mariners vs. Archer
Brad Miller2-for-5, 2 HRs
Robinson Cano 0-for-7
Justin Smoak 3-for-5, HR
Monday: vs. Mariners, 1:10. Rays — LH David Price (4-5, 4.03); Mariners — RH Erasmo Ramirez (1-4, 6.82)
Tuesday: vs. Cardinals, 7:10. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (2-6, 5.31); Cardinals — RH Adam Wainwright (8-3, 2.31)
Wednesday: vs. Cardinals, 7:10. Rays — LH Erik Bedard (3-4, 3.61); Cardinals — RH Michael Wacha (4-4, 2.61)
RHP Kirby Yates (right) made his major-league debut Saturday. He's only the second player in major-league history with the given name of Kirby. The other is Hall of Fame OF Kirby Puckett.
The Rays fell to 5-29 when their starting pitcher fails to throw at least six innings. Saturday, Alex Cobb went just 41/3 innings. They are 19-10 when their starter goes at least six innings.
Numbers of the day
Games in which the Rays have allowed at least three runs in one inning, including Saturday
Wins among those games