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For starters: Rays at Yankees, opening a challenging week

RHP Hunter Wood will be the opener for the Rays today. [Times files]
RHP Hunter Wood will be the opener for the Rays today. [Times files]
Published Aug. 14, 2018

The Rays are in New York tonight to open – assuming the rain clears out – a challenging week of playing the AL East heavyweight Yankees and Red Sox.

RHP Hunter Wood is slated to be on the mound to open the game for the Rays. LHP J.A. Happ is slated to start for the Yankees.

There has been heavy rain this afternoon, though it is expected to clear out by game time.

Here is the Rays lineup:
Smith lf
Duffy 3b
Bauers 1b
Cron dh
Wendle 2b
Gomez rf
Kiermaier cf
Adames ss
Sucre c
Wood p