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Garza in gear: Garza is coming off a strong outing in which he gave up three runs in eight innings in a win over the Padres. He has fared well against the Red Sox, going 6-3 with a 3.36 ERA in 14 career starts.

Dice 'K': Matsuzaka has given up three earned runs or fewer in each of his past five starts. He is 2-4 with a 4.05 ERA in nine career starts against the Rays.

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Quote of the day

"You don't want to get too far behind. We all know how tough it is to come back; we experienced that last year."

LF Carl Crawford on how important this six-game stretch against the Red Sox and Twins is in the standings

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Number of the day 2

14 Of the Rays' next 20 games are on the road

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Number of the day

33 Consecutive bases LF Carl Crawford has stolen against the Red Sox since he was caught Sept.21, 2005. It's the most by a player against one team since Vince Coleman stole 34 straight against Houston (1986-90).

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