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Rays-Yankees Sunday preview

Today: at Yankees

1:05, Yankee Stadium, New York

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 1550-AM (Spanish)

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Jake Odorizzi (6-5, 3.69)

YANKEES: RH Luis Severino (1-7, 6.42)

On Odorizzi: His 1.13 ERA since All-Star break leads AL starters. String of three scoreless starts, and 202/3 innings, snapped in last start. Is 4-5, 4.23 in 11 games vs. Yankees, including May 29 gem.

On Severino: Sent to minors Wednesday but recalled Friday for third stint after injury to Nathan Eovaldi. Is 0-7, 7.78 in eight starts. Was 7-1, 3.25 at Triple A. Is 2-0, 1.29 in three game vs. Rays.

Key matchups

Rays VS. SEVERINO

Logan Forsythe 1-for-6

Nick Franklin 0-for-4

Kevin Kiermaier 0-for-5

Evan Longoria 1-for-7, HR

YANKEES VS. ODORIZZI

Jacoby Ellsbury 7-for-28

Chase Headley 3-for-19

Brian McCann 12-for-26, 3 HRs

Mark Teixeira 3-for-13, HR

On deck

Monday: vs. Padres, 7:10. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (4-11, 5.04); Padres — RH Luis Perdomo (5-6, 6.80)

Tuesday: vs. Padres, 7:10. Rays — LH Blake Snell (3-5, 3.18); Padres — RH Edwin Jackson (3-1, 3.62)

Rays disabled list

• OF Oswaldo Arcia, right elbow strain, 15-day, eligible Aug. 12, targeting this week

• RHP Alex Cobb, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting late August

• OF Desmond Jennings, left knee contusion, 15-day, eligible Aug. 18, no target date

• 1B Logan Morrison, right forearm strain, eligible Aug. 13, targeting this week

• LHP Enny Romero, back strain, eligible Aug. 19, targeting late August

• RHP Chase Whitley, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting late August

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays-Yankees Sunday preview 08/13/16 [Last modified: Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:32pm]
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