Rays vs. Royals
When/where: 7:10 tonight; Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)
RH Jeremy Hellickson (10-7, 3.15)
RH Luke Hochevar (8-8, 4.95)
Watch for …
Jeremy the kid: Hellickson took a no-hitter into the sixth in his last start at Seattle on July 31 and is 3-0, 3.08 in his past four starts.
Hot hand Luke: Hochevar has won three straight and is 4-0 (though 4.91) over his past seven.
Good deeds of the day
OF Sam Fuld, who has Type 1 diabetes, will tour the USF Diabetes Center this morning and meet with young patients there, as well as USF president Judy Genshaft. … OF Matt Joyce on Tuesday takes customer Jean Mason on a shopping spree, and presents a donation to Feeding America Tampa Bay, at the Pinellas Park Sweetbay store.
Quote of the day
"I can't even lie to you right now and tell you what it is."
Rookie RHP Alex Cobb, on the unknown nature of his arm problem.
Stats of the day
16-15 Rays record in one-run games
9 HRs allowed by David Price in his past seven starts, same as his first 17
2 Hits for Johnny Damon in his past 28 at-bats