Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays

Rays-White Sox Sunday preview

Today: vs. White Sox

1:10, Tropicana Field

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

Tickets: $30-300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within 5 hours of game time.

Promotion: Kiermaier glove to all kids 14 and under; Dog Day at the Rays and Pet Pal Animal Shelter pet supplies drive.

Probable pitchers

Rays: LH Matt Moore (0-0, 3.00)

WHITE SOX: LH Jose Quintana (1-0, 2.31)

On Moore: Has been starter in two of Rays' first four wins, exceeding 100 pitches both times. All four runs allowed have been on homers. Is 3-1, 1.09 in four starts vs. White Sox, last in July 2013.

On Quintana: Coming off a win over Twins, working six innings, allowing one run. Is 4-0, 2.53 over his past 10 starts, dating to Aug. 20. Is 1-1, 3.43 in four starts vs. Rays, 1-0, 1.64 in two at Trop.

Key matchups

Rays VS. QUINTANA

Logan Forsythe 4-for-5, HR

Logan Morrison 4-for-9

Steve Pearce 3-for-6, HR

WHITE SOX VS. MOORE

Melky Cabrera 5-for-10

Brett Lawrie 1-for-10

Dioner Navarro 1-for-3

On deck

Monday: Off

Tuesday: at Red Sox, 7:10. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (0-2, 4.61); Red Sox — TBA

Good deeds of the day

• Coinciding with Dog Day at the Rays, there will be a pet supplies drive run by player wives and girlfriends in coordination with the Pet Pal Animal Shelter at Gate 6 and the tbt* deck. Dog food (preferably Science Diet), toys, crates and medicine are welcome.

• 10 News is hosting the Cereal for Summer campaign to benefit needy area families. Fans bringing a box of cereal today get a free ticket to a future weekday game or $10 off a ticket to a weekend game.

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