Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays

Rays vs. Astros, 7:10 p.m. Friday, Tropicana Field

Tonight: vs. Astros

7:10, Tropicana Field

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

Tickets: $15-$275; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of game

Promotions: $7.11 Friday, fans can buy four upper-level seats for $7.11 each with coupon from 7-Eleven stores; also, Jackie Robinson Night Ticket Offer, two lower-box tickets for $42

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Alex Cobb (1-1, 4.50)

Astros: RH Mike Fiers (0-1, 5.40)

On Cobb: Most recent in Rays' rotation to work into seventh inning and record an out (April 10, at Yankees), something he wants to at least duplicate tonight to take load off bullpen.

On Fiers: Allowed two runs in seven innings June 11, 2016 during his only start at Trop. Is 1-0 with 3.38 ERA in two career starts against Rays.

Rays vs. Fiers

Corey Dickerson2-for-5

Evan Longoria2-for-5, HR

Brad Miller1-for-6, HR

Logan Morrison5-for-10

Astros vs. Cobb

Carlos Beltran0-for-3

Brian McCann6-for-12, 2 HR

Josh Reddick1-for-15

George Springer0-for-3

On deck

Saturday: vs. Astros, 6:10. Rays, LH Blake Snell (0-2, 2.76); Astros, RH Charlie Morton (1-1, 2.81)

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