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1226750 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2012-04-25 03:01:53.0 UTC 2012-04-24T23:01:53.000-04:00 tampa-bay-rays-carlos-pe241a-reaches-career-milestone-evan-longoria-is Published 2012-04-25 04:28:36.0 UTC 2012-04-25T00:28:36.000-04:00 sports/baseball/rays DTI 91244021 Rays vs. Angels When/where: 7:10 tonight; Tropicana Field TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish) Tickets: $9-210, available at Tropicana Field box office, Ticketmaster, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; $3 surcharge within 5 hours of game time. Probable pitchers Rays RH Jeremy Hellickson (2-0, 3.26) ANGELS LH C.J. Wilson (2-1, 2.37) Watch for … Home boy: Hellickson has pitched very well at the Trop, with a 5-1, 2.31 mark over his past nine home starts. He struck out 10 but lost in his only previous start vs. the Angels, last April 6. C.J. is OK: Wilson has been very tough on the Rays, with a 4-0, 2.25 mark in 17 career appearances, including 1-0, 2.29 in seven at the Trop, plus he's 1-1, 4.76 in two playoff starts. Key matchups Rays VS. WILSON Desmond Jennings 0-for-10 Evan Longoria 3-for-20 B.J. Upton 0-for-17 ANGELS VS. HELLICKSON Bobby Abreu 2-for-3, HR Albert Callaspo 1-for-4, HR Torii Hunter 0-for-4 *includes postseason On deck Thursday: vs. Angels, 1:10, Sun Sports. Rays — Matt Moore (0-1, 5.12); Angels — Jerome Williams (1-1, 7.71) Friday: at Rangers, 8:05, Sun Sports. Rays — James Shields (3-0, 2.76); Rangers — Matt Harrison (3-0, 1.66) Saturday: at Rangers, 8:05, Sun Sports. Rays —Jeff Niemann (1-2, 4.11); Rangers — Neftali Feliz (1-1, 2.70) Sunday: at Rangers, 8:05, ESPN. Rays — David Price (2-1, 4.20); Rangers — Colby Lewis (2-0, 2.03) Rays disabled list C Robinson Chirinos, concussion, 60-day RHP Kyle Farnsworth, right elbow strain, 15-day OF Sam Fuld, right wrist surgery, 60-day C Jose Lobaton, right shoulder soreness, 15-day Marc Topkin, Times staff writer Quote of the day "(If) their guy comes into the stands, go ahead and maul him; that's fine." Rays manager Joe Maddon, on the proper fan "etiquette" when opposing fielders pursue balls in the stands. Milestone of the day 1,000 Career hits for Carlos Peña — 513 singles, 202 doubles, 23 triples, 262 home runs Longoria as … Spartacus 3B Evan Longoria and his girlfriend, model Jaime Edmondson, hosted a Halloween in April party on Sunday at their Tampa home, and shared this photo on Twitter. "It was good," Longoria said. "We really like that show, Spartacus, so that's we were going for." By Marc Topkin, Times Staff Writer Baseball,Rays,Sports Tampa Bay Rays: Carlos Pe&#241;a reaches career milestone; Evan Longoria is Spartacus TBASSINGERN 4STC Sports 2 Star Rays Report 4 sp_raysrail042512-2STC 2012-04-25 04:00:00.0 UTC 2012-04-25T00:00:00.000-04:00 resources/images/dti/2012/04/c4s_hellickson04081_219798a.jpg resources/images/dti/rendered/2012/04/c4s_hellickson04081_219798a_4col.jpgresources/images/dti/rendered/2012/04/c4s_hellickson04081_219798a_8col.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2012/04/24/91244021-tampa-bay-rays-carlos-pe241a-reaches-career-milestone-evan-longoria-is StaffArticle 2012-11-18 14:21:01.0 UTC 2012-11-18T09:21:01.000-05:00 sports,baseballBaseballsports,baseball,raysTampa Bay RaysRays vs. AngelsWhen/where: 7:10 tonight; Tropicana FieldBaseball,Rays,SportsBaseball,Rays,SportsMarc Topkin 380332 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2012-10-25 12:36:06.0 UTC 2012-10-25T08:36:06.000-04:00 marc-topkin published 2013-02-18 17:30:43.0 UTC 2013-02-18T12:30:43.000-05:00 Marc Topkin <p>Marc Topkin has covered baseball for the <i>Times</i> since 1987 &mdash; from the lengthy effort to secure a team, to the awarding of the Tampa Bay franchise in 1995, and through each of the Rays seasons starting in 1998. He has traveled throughout the United States with the team, as well as to Canada, Venezuela, Mexico and Japan, and has covered All-Star Games and the World Series, as well as Super Bowls and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.</p> Times Staff Writer writers DTI 33745506 Marc Topkin has covered baseball for the Times since 1987 — from the lengthy effort to secure a team, to the awarding of the Tampa Bay franchise in 1995, and through each of the Rays seasons starting in 1998. He has traveled throughout the United States with the team, as well as to Canada, Venezuela, Mexico and Japan, and has covered All-Star Games and the World Series, as well as Super Bowls and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. <p>Phone: (727) 893-8801</p> <p>Email: <a href="mailto:topkin@tampabay.com">topkin@tampabay.com</a></p> <p>Blog: <a href="http://blogs.tampabay.com/rays/">The Heater</a></p> <p>Twitter: @TBTimes_Rays</p> <div style="position: absolute; left: -40px; top: -25px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;" data-mce-bogus="1" class="mcePaste" id="_mcePaste"></div> 1 /resources/images/bio-photo/2012/topkin.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/AuthorProfile/data/33745506-marc-topkin AuthorProfile 2012-10-25 12:36:06.0 UTC 2012-10-25T08:36:06.000-04:00 <span style="display:none;" class="author vcard"><span class="fn">MARC TOPKIN</span></span><span style="display:none;" class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />Times Staff Writer 2282067 2016-06-17 10:51:03.0 UTC 2 Months Ago rays-evan-longoria-sore-but-hopes-to-play-tonight sports/baseball/rays Rays' Evan Longoria sore but hopes to play tonight StaffArticle 2284268 2016-07-06 01:34:57.0 UTC 2 Months Ago alex-colome-not-evan-longoria-is-rays-all-star-representative sports/baseball/rays Alex Colome, not Evan Longoria, is Rays' All-Star representative StaffArticle 2288714 2016-08-09 01:40:43.0 UTC 3 Weeks Ago jones-rays-front-office-needs-to-step-up-to-plate-for-longoria sports/baseball/rays Jones: Rays' front office needs to step up to the plate for Evan Longoria StaffArticle <p><b>Rays vs. Angels</b></p> <p><b>When/where:</b> 7:10 tonight; Tropicana Field</p> <p><b>TV/radio:</b> Sun Sports; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)</p> <p><b>Tickets:</b> $9-210, available at Tropicana Field box office, Ticketmaster, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; $3 surcharge within 5 hours of game time.</p> <p><b>Probable pitchers</b></p> <p><b>Rays</b> RH Jeremy Hellickson (2-0, 3.26)</p> <p><b>ANGELS</b> LH C.J. Wilson (2-1, 2.37)</p> <p><b>Watch for …</b></p> <p><b>Home boy:</b> Hellickson has pitched very well at the Trop, with a 5-1, 2.31 mark over his past nine home starts. He struck out 10 but lost in his only previous start vs. the Angels, last April 6.</p> <p><b>C.J. is OK</b>: Wilson has been very tough on the Rays, with a 4-0, 2.25 mark in 17 career appearances, including 1-0, 2.29 in seven at the Trop, plus he's 1-1, 4.76 in two playoff starts.</p> <p><b>Key matchups</b></p> <p><b>Rays VS. WILSON</b></p> <p>Desmond Jennings 0-for-10</p> <p>Evan Longoria 3-for-20</p> <p>B.J. Upton 0-for-17</p> <p><b>ANGELS VS. HELLICKSON</b></p> <p>Bobby Abreu 2-for-3, HR</p> <p>Albert Callaspo 1-for-4, HR</p> <p>Torii Hunter 0-for-4</p> <p>*includes postseason</p> <p><b>On deck</b></p> <p><b>Thursday:</b> vs. Angels, 1:10, Sun Sports. Rays — Matt Moore (0-1, 5.12); Angels — Jerome Williams (1-1, 7.71)</p> <p><b>Friday:</b> at Rangers, 8:05, Sun Sports. Rays — James Shields (3-0, 2.76); Rangers — Matt Harrison (3-0, 1.66)</p> <p><b>Saturday:</b> at Rangers, 8:05, Sun Sports. Rays —Jeff Niemann (1-2, 4.11); Rangers — Neftali Feliz (1-1, 2.70)</p> <p><b>Sunday:</b> at Rangers, 8:05, ESPN. Rays — David Price (2-1, 4.20); Rangers — Colby Lewis (2-0, 2.03)</p> <p><b>Rays disabled list</b></p> <p>C Robinson Chirinos, concussion, 60-day</p> <p>RHP Kyle Farnsworth, right elbow strain, 15-day</p> <p>OF Sam Fuld, right wrist surgery, 60-day</p> <p>C Jose Lobaton, right shoulder soreness, 15-day</p> <p><i>Marc Topkin,</i> <i>Times staff writer</i><br /><br /><b>Quote of the day</b></p> <p><i>&quot;(If) their guy comes into the stands, go ahead and maul him; that's fine.&quot;</i></p> <p>Rays manager <b>Joe Maddon</b>, on the proper fan &quot;etiquette&quot; when opposing fielders pursue balls in the stands.</p> <p><b>Milestone of the day</b></p> <p>1,000 </p> <p></p> <p>Career hits for <b>Carlos Pe</b><b>&ntilde;a </b>— 513 singles, 202 doubles, 23 triples, 262 home runs<br /><br /><b>Longoria as … Spartacus</b></p> <p>3B <b>Evan Longoria </b>and his girlfriend, model <b>Jaime Edmondson</b>, hosted a Halloween in April party on Sunday at their Tampa home, and shared this photo on Twitter. &quot;It was good,&quot; Longoria said. &quot;We really like that show, <i>Spartacus</i>, so that's we were going for.&quot;</p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:46:33