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Rays-Orioles Sunday preview

Today: vs. Orioles

1:10, Tropicana Field

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

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

Promotion: Kiermaier Claus Bobblehead to fans 14 and under

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Jake Odorizzi (3-4, 4.33)

Orioles: RH Dylan Bundy (2-1, 3.08)

On Odorizzi: This will be his 11th career start vs. Orioles, his most-frequent career opponent. He's 2-3 with 5.02 ERA overall; 1-0, 2.39 in five starts at Trop.

On Bundy: Fourth overall pick in 2011 draft makes his first career start. The team's top prospect per Baseball America has 22 appearances this season, including three-inning, scoreless outing against Rays on June 26.

Key matchups

Rays vs. Bundy

Oswaldo Arcia 0-for-1

Logan Forsythe 0-for-1

Evan Longoria 0-for-1

Brad Miller 1-for-1

Logan Morrison 0-for-1

Orioles vs. Odorizzi

Pedro Alvarez 2-for-5

Chris Davis 5-for-21, 2 HR

J.J. Hardy 5-for-20, HR

Adam Jones 10-for-25, 2 HR

Manny Machado 7-for-25, 2 HR

Jonathan Schoop 4-for-13

Mark Trumbo 5-for-9

Matt Wieters 2-for-8, HR

On deck

Monday: at Rockies, 8:40. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (2-10, 5.47); Rockies — LH Tyler Anderson (1-3, 3.03)

Tuesday: at Rockies, 8:40. Rays — LH Blake Snell (1-4, 3.69); Rockies — RH Tyler Chatwood (8-5, 3.29)

Wednesday: at Rockies, 3:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (4-13, 4.68); Rockies — LH Jorge De La Rosa (6-6, 5.50)

Rays disabled list

• RHP Brad Boxberger, left oblique strain, eligible June 16, targeting late July

• RHP Alex Cobb, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting early August

• OF Mikie Mahtook, left hand fracture, eligible July 6, targeting August

• INF Steve Pearce, right hamstring strain, eligible July 6, targeting late July

• RHP Chase Whitley, Tommy John surgery, 60-day, eligible June 2, targeting early August

Roger Mooney, Times staff writer

Rays-Orioles Sunday preview 07/16/16 [Last modified: Saturday, July 16, 2016 10:18pm]
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