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Rays-Tigers Sunday preview

Today: vs. Tigers

1:10, Tropicana Field

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

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: Pennant for kids 14 and under.

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Chris Archer (4-11, 4.76)

TIGERS: RH Mike Pelfrey (2-7, 5.02)

On Archer: Leads majors in losses, including four straight and seven of past eight starts. Is second in AL with 117 strikeouts. Is 1-2, 3.72 in five starts vs. Tigers, including rough three-inning May outing.

On Pelfrey: Former Met/Twin has two wins in past five starts after going 0-5, 4.96 in first 10. Ranks among AL leaders in getting double play grounders. Is 0-1, 5.63 in three starts vs. Rays.

Key matchups

Rays VS. PELFREY

Hank Conger 1-for-6

Logan Forsythe 0-for-5

Evan Longoria 4-for-8, HR

Logan Morrison 2-for-15

TIGERS VS. ARCHER

Miguel Cabrera 4-for-10, HR

Nick Castellanos 3-for-13

Ian Kinsler 2-for-18

Victor Martinez 2-for-11

On deck

Monday: vs. Angels, 1:10. Rays — LH Matt Moore (3-5, 5.04); Angels — TBA

Tuesday: vs. Angels, 7:10. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 3.91); Angels — TBA

Wednesday: vs. Angels, 7:10. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (2-9, 5.33); Angels — TBA

Thursday: vs. Angels, 12:10. Rays — LH Blake Snell (1-3, 3.86); Angels — TBA

Friday: at Red Sox, 7:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (4-11, 4.76); Red Sox — RH Clay Buchholz (3-9, 5.91)

Saturday: at Red Sox, 4:05. Rays — LH Matt Moore (4-5, 4.67); Red Sox — RH Rick Porcello (9-2, 3.78)

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Tigers Sunday preview 07/02/16 [Last modified: Saturday, July 2, 2016 11:20pm]
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