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Rays vs. Yankees preview: TV, starting pitchers, injuries, lookahead

Rays right-hander Nathan Eovaldi (24) makes his second start against his former team Thursday when the Rays face the Yankees in the finale of a three-game series.  MONICA HERNDON   |   Times
Rays right-hander Nathan Eovaldi (24) makes his second start against his former team Thursday when the Rays face the Yankees in the finale of a three-game series. MONICA HERNDON | Times
Published Jul. 25, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG — Here's a look at Wednesday's 12:10 p.m. finale of the three-game series between the Rays and Yankees at Tropicana Field:

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM

Tickets: $20-$350; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of game.

Promotion:  $15 press level tickets for seniors 60 and up sold out, extended to upper level seats; cheer sticks for kids 14 and under.

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Nathan Eovaldi (3-4, 4.26)

Yankees:  RH Luis Cessa (1-1, 3.00)

On Eovaldi: Worked six innings allowing one run in Friday no-decision vs. Marlins. Fourth of 10 starts with no walks. Has allowed 14 of 27 runs via homers. Makes second start vs. 2015-16 teammates.

On Cessa: Is being called up from Triple-A to make third start of season. Worked six scoreless innings vs. Orioles July 9. Converted infielder has 5-8, 4.30 mark over three seasons. Is 0-2, 4.50 vs. Rays.

RAYS VS. CESSA

C.J. Cron 0-for-3

Matt Duffy 1-for-2

Carlos Gomez 1-for-3 HR

Kevin Kiermaier 2-for-8

YANKEES VS. EOVALDI

Didi Gregorius 5-for-9 HR

Aaron Hicks 2-for-9

Aaron Judge 2-for-4

Giancarlo Stanton 1-for-3

On deck

Thursday: at Orioles, 7:05. Rays, TBD*; Orioles, RH Alex Cobb (2-13, 6.17)

Friday: at Orioles, 7:05. Rays, RH Chris Archer (3-4, 4.30); Orioles, RH Andrew Cashner (2-9, 4.40)

Saturday: at Orioles, 7:05. Rays, TBD*; Orioles, RH Kevin Gausman (4-7, 4.33)

Sunday: at Orioles, 1:05. Rays, TBD*; Orioles, TBA

* Opener to work 1-2 innings

Rays DL

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

RHP Jake Faria, 60-day, left oblique strain, started rehab, targeting late-July return.

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

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

C Wilson Ramos, 10-day, left hamstring strain, likely out into August

RHP Chaz Roe, 10-day, left meniscus tear, targeting September return

LHP Blake Snell, 10-day, shoulder fatigue, targeting early August return

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

Contact Marc Topkin at mtopkin@tampabay.com. Follow @TBTimes_Rays.

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