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Tampa Bay Rays: Three artists to perform in postgame Father's Day concert; Rays accomplish rare feat for second time in Friday's rout

Rays vs. Marlins

When/where: 1:40 today; Tropicana Field

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

Promotions: David Price jersey wallet to first 10,000 kids 14 and under.

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Alex Cobb (2-3, 4.70)

MARLINS: RH Josh Johnson (4-4, 4.27)

On Cobb: He has lost his past three starts and allowed six runs in 6⅔ innings to the Mets on Tuesday. He's 1-2, 5.30 in three home starts this season.

On Johnson: He has won two of his past three starts, giving up one run over seven innings against the Red Sox last week. He is 2-0, 2.88 in five career starts vs. the Rays.

On deck

Monday: off

Tuesday: at Nationals, 7:05, Sun Sports. Rays — David Price (8-4, 3.01); Nationals — Chien-Ming Wang (2-2, 4.67)

Show of the day

There will be a Father's Day special concert after today's game, with Rock and Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top, country star Gretchen Wilson and alternative rock group Three Doors Down playing.

Did you know?

In the past 25 seasons, only three American League teams have shut out an opponent on one hit or fewer while scoring at least 11 runs, and two of them have been the Rays. Tampa Bay did so in Friday night's 11-0 win and on April 30, 2009, in a 13-0 victory over Boston.

Number of the day


Unearned runs allowed by RHP James Shields, most in the majors.

Tampa Bay Rays: Three artists to perform in postgame Father's Day concert; Rays accomplish rare feat for second time in Friday's rout 06/16/12 [Last modified: Sunday, June 17, 2012 1:12am]
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