1. Rays

For starters: Tigers at Rays, 12:10 p.m.

Reliever Jose Alvarado will be out through the All-Star break, the Rays announce
Rays relief pitcher Jose Alvarado reacts to Tampa Bay beating the Astros on June 29, 2018.  (MONICA HERNDON   |   Times)
Rays relief pitcher Jose Alvarado reacts to Tampa Bay beating the Astros on June 29, 2018. (MONICA HERNDON | Times)
Published Jul. 11, 2018
Updated Jul. 11, 2018

Your Rays lineup for today's matinee vs. the Tigers:

CF Kevin Kiermaier
3B Matt Duffy
LF Jake Bauers
1B C.J. Cron
DH Ji-Man Choi
SS Willy Adames
2B Joey Wendle
C Jesus Sucre
RF Mallex Smith

RHP Hunter Wood (0-0, 2.00 ERA)

And for Detroit:

3B Jeimer Candelario
RF Nicholas Castellanos
2B Niko Goodrum
1B John Hicks
DH Victor Martinez
LF Mikie Mahtook
C James McCann
SS Ronny Rodriguez
CF Jacoby Jones

RHP Jordan Zimmerman (4-0, 3.51 ERA)

The Rays announced Wednesday morning they have placed LHP Jose Alvarado on the family emergency medical-leave list. As a result, RHP Andrew Kittredge has been recalled from Durham.

"It's a personal medical issue with a family member, " Rays manager Kevin Cash said.

Alvarado is expected to be out through the All-Star break. He recorded his first win in his 76th career appearance Tuesday night, working two relief innings in the Rays' 5-2 win.


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