weather unavailableweather unavailable
Make us your home page

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Rays-Red Sox Tuesday preview

Tonight: vs. Red Sox

Related News/Archive

7:10, Tropicana Field

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 1550-AM (Spanish)

Tickets: $26-300; available at Tropicana Field box office,, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of game time.

Promotion: $2 tickets for children 14 and under with each full price adult ticket.

Probable pitchers

RAYS: RH Chris Archer (4-10, 4.70)

Red sox: RH Rick Porcello (8-2, 3.93)

On Archer: Enters the game with a major league-high 10 losses. Club record for losses before the All-Star break is 11 (Albie Lopez, 2001, Dennis Springer, 1998). Is 1-7, 5.67 ERA in 12 career starts vs. Red Sox.

On Porcello: In top 10 in the American League in wins (8), WHIP (1.13), walks per 9 innings (1.72) and strikeouts-to-walks (4.50). Has not walked more than 2 batters in each of his past 19 starts.

Key matchups

RAYS VS. porcello

Oswaldo Arcia 2-for-5, HR

Curt Casali 1-for-5

Corey Dickerson 2-for-7, HR

Logan Forsythe 5-for-14

Desmond Jennings 6-for-20, HR

Evan Longoria 6-for-30

Red sox vs. archer

Mookie Betts 3-for-12, 2 HR

Xander Bogaerts 6-for-16

David Ortiz 11-for-30. 2 HR

Dustin Pedroia 5-for-24

Hanley Ramirez 2-for-6

On deck

Wednesday: vs. Red Sox, 12:10. Rays — LH Matt Moore (3-5, 5.04); Red Sox — LH David Price (8-4, 4.68)

Thursday: vs. Tigers, 7:10 p.m., Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 3.93); Tigers — TBA

Friday: vs. Tigers, 7:10 p.m., Rays — LH Drew Smyly (2-8, 5.32); Tigers — TBA

Saturday: vs. Tigers, 4:10 p.m., — LH Blake Snell (0-2, 2.40); Tigers — TBA

Sunday: vs. Tigers, 1:10 p.m. — RH Chris Archer (4-10, 4.70); Tigers — TBA

Roger Mooney, Times correspondent

Rays-Red Sox Tuesday preview 06/27/16 [Last modified: Monday, June 27, 2016 10:38pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours