Rays-Mets: A look at Friday’s series-opener at Citi Field

Published July 5, 2018|Updated July 5, 2018

NEW YORK — A look at the 7:10 p.m. Friday opener of the three-game Rays-Mets series:All Posts

Friday: at Mets, 7:10, Citi Field, New York

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

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Probable pitchers

RAYS: RH Ryne Stanek (1-2, 1.98)

METS: RH Jacob deGrom (5-4, 1.84)

On Stanek: Set to return to opener role, getting 3-6 outs, after being used twice in late innings vs. Marlins, including two innings Tuesday. Is 0-1, 1.42 in first nine starts. Has 0.51 ERA since start of June.

On deGrom: Though not sharp recently (six runs in 12 innings), the DeLand native is one of top starters on trade market. Has a 1.90 ERA in eight home starts. Got no decision for solid 2015 start vs. Rays.

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Matt Duffy 0-for-6

Carlos Gomez 4-for-10

Adeiny Hechavarria 4-for-17

Wilson Ramos 3-for-14 HR


Jose Bautista 0-for-1

Todd Frazier 1-for-1 HR

On deck

Saturday: at Mets, 4:10. Rays, LH Blake Snell (10-4, 2.31); Mets, LH Steven Matz (4-5, 3.46)

Sunday: at Mets, 1:10. Rays, RH Nathan Eovaldi (2-3, 3.92); Mets TBA

Monday: Tigers, 7:10. Rays, TBA; Tigers, TBA

Tuesday: Tigers, 7:10. Rays, TBA; Tigers, TBA

Wednesday: 12:10. Rays, TBA; Tigers, TBA

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Rays DL

RHP Chris Archer, 10-day, left abdominal strain, possible Monday return

INF Christian Arroyo, 10-day, left oblique strain, targeting July return.

RHP Jose De Leon, 60-day, Tommy John surgery, out for year.

RHP Jake Faria, 60-day, left oblique strain, targeting late-July/early-August return.

RHP Wilmer Font, 60-day, right lat strain, out into September

LHP Vidal Nuno, 10-day, right hamstring strain, targeting late-July return

LHP Jonny Venters, 10-day, right hamstring strain, targeting mid- July return.

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