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Rays-Yankees Saturday preview

Today: at Yankees

4:05, Yankee Stadium, New York

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

Probable pitchers

RAYS: RH Chris Archer (8-17, 4.06) yankeeS: RH Masahiro Tanaka (12-4, 3.11)

On Archer: Leads AL with 17 losses, but is 4-5, 3.03 in 10 starts since All-Star break, including solid Sunday outing vs. Jays. Is 5-4, 2.52 in 12 starts vs. Yankees, but winless since Sept. 2014.

On Tanaka: Has been on a roll, 5-0, 2.08 over last six starts. Ranks among AL leaders in ERA. Has allowed two or fewer earned runs in 19 of 38 starts. Is 4-0, 2.63 in six starts vs. Rays.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. tanaka

Logan Forsythe 0-for-11

Kevin Kiermaier 4-for-8, HR

Evan Longoria 2-for-17

Brad Miller 4-for-18, 2 HR

yankeeS VS. archer

Jacoby Ellsbury 18-for-31, HR

Brett Gardner 7-for-31

Didi Gregorius 4-for-15

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Yankees Saturday preview 09/09/16 [Last modified: Friday, September 9, 2016 10:03pm]
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