Saturday, April 21, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays: Another winning season keeps Rays among baseball's elite; road trip gets a wiggy theme

AL East

Team W L Pct. GB

New York 88 64 .579—

Baltimore87 65 .572 1

Tampa Bay 83 70 .542 5½

Boston 69 85 .448 20

Toronto 66 85 .43721½

AL race for wild cards

Team W L Pct. GB

Baltimore 87 65 .572—

Oakland 86 66 .566—

Los Angeles 84 69 .549 2½

Tampa Bay 83 70 .542 3½

Detroit 80 72 .526 6

Top two wild cards make postseason; GB is games behind second wild card

Today: off

Next game: at Red Sox, Tuesday, 7:10. Sun Sports Probable pitchers: Rays — David Price (18-5, 2.58); Red Sox — Clay Buchholz (11-6, 4.16)

On deck

Wednesday: at Red Sox, 7:10, Sun Sports. Rays — Alex Cobb (9-9, 4.27); Red Sox — Jon Lester (9-13, 4.96)

Thursday: at White Sox, 8:10, Sun Sports. Rays — James Shields (15-9, 3.65); White Sox — TBA

Friday: at White Sox, 8:10, Sun Sports. Rays — Matt Moore (10-11, 3.92); White Sox — Gavin Floyd (10-11, 4.56)

Saturday: at White Sox, 4:05, Ch. 13. Rays — Jeremy Hellickson (9-10, 3.20); White Sox — Chris Sale (17-7, 2.82)

Sunday: at White Sox, 2:10, Sun Sports. Rays — David Price (18-5, 2.58); White Sox — Francisco Liriano (6-11, 5.24)

What's left

Remaining games for AL wild-card contenders:

RAYS (9) — Home (3): O's (3); Road (6): Red Sox (2), White Sox (4)

O's (10) — Home (7): Jays (4), Red Sox (3); Road (3): RAYS (3)

A's (10) — Home (6): M's (3), Rangers (3); Road (4): Rangers (4)

Angels (9) — Home (3): M's (3); Road (6): Rangers (3), M's (3)

Tigers (10) — Home (4): Royals (4); Road (6): Twins (3), Royals (3)

Rays disabled list

* C Robinson Chirinos, concussion, 60-day

* OF Brandon Guyer, left shoulder surgery, 60-day

* out for season

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

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