Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays

Rays: Three 2006 draftees still with Rays

Today: off

Next game: 7:10 p.m. Friday, vs. Astros, Tropicana Field. Probable pitchers: Rays — RH Matt Andriese (4-0, 2.52); Astros — RH Lance McCullers (3-1, 4.23)

Decade dozen

There are only 12 players taken in the 2006 draft who are still with the teams that drafted them (active in majors or on DL), and the Rays have three of them: 3B Evan Longoria (1st round), RHP Alex Cobb (fourth); and OF Desmond Jennings (10th). The others: OF Jarrod Dyson, RHP Luke Hochevar, Royals; LHP Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers; OF Tommy Pham, Cardinals; RHP Dellin Betances (Yankees); LHP Zach Britton (Orioles); LHP Derek Holland (Rangers); RHP Jared Hughes (Pirates); and RHP Josh Tomlin (Indians).

On deck

Saturday: vs. Astros, 4:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (4-7, 4.73); Astros — RH Mike Fiers (3-3, 5.00)

Sunday: vs. Astros, 1:10. Rays — LH Matt Moore (2-4, 5.56); Astros — LH Dallas Keuchel (3-8, 5.44)

Monday: Off

Tuesday: vs. Mariners, 7:10. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (2-3, 3.33); Mariners — RH Taijuan Walker (2-6, 3.94)

Wednesday: vs. Mariners, 7:10. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (2-7, 4.94); Mariners — RH Nathan Karns (5-2, 4.23)

Thursday: vs. Mariners, 1:10, Rays — RH Matt Andriese (4-0, 2.52); Mariners — RH Hisashi Iwakuma (4-5, 4.13)

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

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