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Rays-Yankees preview

Tonight: at Yankees

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7:05, Yankee Stadium, New York

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

Probable pitchers

rays: LH Blake Snell (5-7, 3.39)

yankees: RH Michael Pineda (6-11, 5.10)

On Snell: Coming off a solid Saturday start vs. Jays, allowing two hits, one run over six innings. That follow 1-3, 6.08 stretch with .390 average. Faces Yankees for third time, 1-0, 2.61 thus far.

On Pineda: Winless in last five starts, 0-1 with a 4.78 ERA, is 4-5. 4.12 over last 17, with 113 strikeouts in 98 1/3 innings. Was 2-6, 6.92 in first 10. Is 2-4, 4.81 in 10 career starts vs. Rays.

Key matchups

rays vs. PINEDA

Corey Dickerson 4-for-8

Evan Longoria 5-for-27, HR

Brad Miller 5-for-13, HR

Steven Souza Jr. 8-for-17, 3 HR

yankees vs. SNELL

Starlin Castro 0-for-5

Jacoby Ellsbury 1-for-5

Brett Gardner 1-for-4

Didi Gregorius 0-for-4

On deck

Saturday: at Yankees, 4:05. Rays — RH Chris Archer (8-17, 4.06); Yankees – RH Masahiro Tanaka (12-4, 3.11)

Sunday: at Yankees, 1:05. Rays — RH Matt Andriese (6-7, 4.58); Yankees — RH Luis Cessa (4-0, 4.07)

Monday: at Blue Jays, 7:07. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (9-6, 3.86); Blue Jays — TBA

Tuesday: at Blue Jays, 7:07. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (6-11, 5.05); Blue Jays — TBA

Wednesday: at Blue Jays, 12:37. Rays — RH Alex Cobb (0-0, 3.60); Blue Jays — TBA

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Yankees preview 09/08/16 [Last modified: Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:45pm]
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