Tonight: vs. Yankees
7:10, Tropicana Field
TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-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: $15 tickets for students 18 and over
RAYS: Rays: RH Chris Archer (3-5, 5.16)
YANKEES: RH Masahiro Tanaka (2-0, 3.24)
On Archer: Worked only three innings in last start at Tigers, throwing 77 pitches in allowing six runs. Has allowed 12 of his 30 earned runs in the first inning. Is 5-2, 2.25 in 10 starts vs. Yankees.
On Tanaka: Coming off a seven-inning winning outing against A's. Has allowed two or fewer earned runs in seven of nine starts. Unbeaten in nine starts. Is 2-0, 2.47 in four starts vs. Rays.
RAYS VS. tanaka
D. Jennings 1-for-9 HR
Evan Longoria 1-for-11
Brad Miller 2-for-12
Logan Morrison 2-for-12
yankees vs. archer
Carlos Beltran 2-for-16
Jacoby Ellsbury 16-for-24 HR
Brett Gardner 7-for-27
Brian McCann 3-for-19 HR
Yankees RHP Kirby Yates spent 2014-15 with Rays; pitching coach Larry Rothschild was Rays' first manager.
Saturday: vs. Yankees, 4:10. Rays— LH Matt Moore (1-3, 5.47); Yankees — RH Michael Pineda (2-5, 6,34)
Quote of the day
"It's a place that has a really special place in my heart. For sure, there's something about pitching here, man, that's really special."
— Marlins' Jose Fernandez, an Alonso High product, on the Trop