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Rays: David Price-related tweets

Rays vs. Angels

When/where: 7:10 tonight, Tropicana Field

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM

Tickets: $11-$200, available at Tropicana Field box office,, Ticketmaster, team Tampa store; $3 surcharge within five hours of game time.

Promotion: Joe Maddon wine glasses as part of Tampa Bay Times ticket tandem.

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Jeremy Hellickson (0-0, 1.00)

Angels: RH Matt Shoemaker (8-3, 4.13)

On Hellickson: Has made two solid starts since returning from right elbow surgery but has yet to get through five innings. Is 3-1, 1.80 in five games (four starts) vs. Angels.

On Shoemaker: Longtime minor-leaguer has stepped up in first extended big-league action, 7-2, 3.90 ERA in 11 starts. Held Rays to one run and two hits over six innings May 18.

Key matchups

Rays vs. Shoemaker

Matt Joyce 1-for-2

James Loney 0-for-2

Evan Longoria 0-for-3

Angels vs. Hellickson

Josh Hamilton 2-for-9 HR

Albert Pujols 0-for-5

Mike Trout 1-for-2

(Includes playoffs)

On deck

Saturday: vs. Angels, 7:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (6-6, 3.37); Angels — TBA

Sunday: vs. Angels, 1:40. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (7-8, 3.80); Angels — RH Jered Weaver (11-6, 3.62)

Monday: at A's, 10:05. Rays — RH Alex Cobb (7-6, 3.54); A's — TBA

Tuesday: at A's, 10:05. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (6-9, 3.93); A's — TBA

Wednesday: at A's, 3:35. Rays — RH Jeremy Hellickson (0-0, 1.00); A's — TBA

Thursday: Off

Friday: at Cubs, 4:05. Rays — RH Chris Archer (6-6, 3.37); Cubs — LH Tsuyoshi Wada (1-1, 3.38)

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Price-related tweets of the day

This mans impact on me will be everlasting. I'm glad I've been able to learn from you. #nobodybetter…

Chris Archer, Rays pitcher

We got David Price!!!! The last 3 AL Cy-Young winners are in our rotation! #BlessYouBoysRemix @tigers

Jalen Rose, Michigan native

Logged on to twitter just to say hate to see my man @DAVIDprice14 go. You still got my support homie!! Handle your business!!

Gerald McCoy, Bucs defensive tackle





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