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Rays-Tigers Sunday preview

Today: at Tigers

1:08, Comerica Park, Detroit

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 1550-AM (Spanish)

PROBABLE PITCHERS

Rays: RH Chris Archer (3-4, 4.38)

TIGERS: RH Jordan Zimmermann (6-2, 2.45)

On Archer: Is 3-0, 2.43 in past five outings after starting 0-4, 7.32. First innings have been an issue, with 10.00 ERA vs. 3.12 after. Is 1-1, 2.08 in four starts vs. Tigers.

On Zimmermann: Started first season in Detroit with 241/3-inning scoreless streak. Coming off win over Twins despite allowing seven runs. Is 0-1, 3.00 in two starts vs. Rays.

Key matchups

Rays VS. ZIMMERMANN

Curt Casali 2-for-2, HR

Logan Morrison 3-for-18, 2 HRs

Steve Pearce 4-for-9, 2 HRs

TIGERS VS. ARCHER

Miguel Cabrera 2-for-8

Ian Kinsler 1-for-15

J.D. Martinez 3-for-13, HR

Longo reaches 500

A sixth-inning homer was Rays 3B Evan Longoria's 500th extra-base hit, making him the ninth active player to reach that milestone with his current team. The other eight:

Ryan Braun, Brewers

Miguel Cabrera, Tigers

Ryan Howard, Phillies

David Ortiz, Red Sox

Brandon Phillips, Reds

Alex Rodriguez, Yankees

David Wright, Mets

Ryan Zimmerman, Nats

Rays-Tigers Sunday preview 05/21/16 [Last modified: Saturday, May 21, 2016 10:09pm]
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