ST. PETERSBURG — Here's a look at Tuesday's opener of the three-game series between the Rays and Angels:
When/where: 7:10, Tropicana Field
TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)
Tickets: $15-$275; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of game.
Promotion: $2 tickets for kids 14 and under with full-price adult ticket, $2 hot dogs.
RAYS: RH Ryne Stanek* (1-3, 2.43)
ANGELS: LH Tyler Skaggs (8-6, 2.62)
On Stanek: Slated to take his 16th turn as game opener, going 0-2, 2.38 thus far. Allowed two two-out homers in second inning Saturday. Has averaged 98 mph with fastball. Is 0-0, 7.71 vs. Angels.
On Skaggs: Coming off strong outing vs. White Sox, striking out season-high nine. In last starts is 5-2, 1.44. Took tough-luck loss vs. Rays May 17, allowing one run in six innings, and is 0-1, 4.50 against them overall.
RAYS VS. SKAGGS
C.J. Cron 1-for-3 HR
Carlos Gomez 0-for-8
Daniel Robertson 1-for-1
Joey Wendle 0-for-2
ANGELS VS. STANEK
Jefry Marte 0-for-1
Albert Pujols 0-for-1
Mike Trout 1-for-2 HR
Luis Valbuena 0-for-1
Wednesday: vs. Angels, 7:10. Rays, TBD*; Angels, RH Nick Tropeano (4-5, 4.82)
Thursday: vs. Angels, 1:10. Rays, RH Chris Archer (3-5, 4.31); Angels, LH Andrew Heaney (6-6, 3.64)
Friday: vs. White Sox, 7:10. Rays, TBA; Sox, TBA
Saturday: vs. White Sox, 6:10, Rays, TBA; Sox, TBA
Sunday: vs. White Sox, 1:10. Rays, TBA; Sox, TBA
* Opener to work 1-2 innings
RHP Jose De Leon, 60-day, Tommy John surgery, out for year.
RHP Jake Faria, 60-day, left oblique strain, started rehab, targeting early August return.
RHP Wilmer Font, 60-day, right lat strain, out into September
LHP Vidal Nuno, 10-day, right hamstring strain, targeting early August return
C Wilson Ramos, 10-day, left hamstring strain, targeting early August return
RHP Chaz Roe, 10-day, left meniscus tear, targeting September return
LHP Blake Snell, 10-day, shoulder fatigue, targeting return this week
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