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Rays-Tigers Saturday preview

Today: at Tigers

4:08, Comerica Park, Detroit

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

Probable pitchers

Rays: LH Drew Smyly (2-4. 3.44)

tigers: RH Michael Fulmer (2-1, 6.52)

On Smyly: Coming off uneven win in Toronto, walking four and throwing 101 pitches in five innings but allowing only one run.

On Fulmer: Top prospect makes fifth start since April 29 big-league debut, a win over Twins. Lasted 41/3 innings last start.

Key matchups

Rays VS. fulmer

None have faced.

tigers VS. smyly

Mike Aviles 2-for-11

Miguel Cabrera 0-for-3

Ian Kinsler 4-for-10, HR

James McCann 2-for-2, HR

Quote of the day

"We've got coffee here — I'll be all right."

3B coach Charlie Montoyo, rejoining the Rays on Friday after flying from Toronto to Detroit after Wednesday's night game, Detroit to Durham, N.C., at 7 a.m. Thursday for his International League Hall of Fame induction, then Durham to Detroit at 7 a.m. Friday.

Cash gets No. 100

Rays manager Kevin Cash improved to 100-101 Friday, reaching 100 wins quicker than his four predecessors:

Manager Games to reach 100

Larry Rothschild 246

Hal McRae 272

Lou Piniella 235

Joe Maddon 266

Rays-Tigers Saturday preview 05/20/16 [Last modified: Friday, May 20, 2016 11:40pm]
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