UPDATE, 5:42: Smyly is confident he is good to come back and says he doesn't need another rehab start: " I feel ready to roll.''
UPDATE, 5:03: The Rays were pleased enough with LHP Drew Smyly's fourth rehab outing - even though he threw 94 pitches in four innings - that he'll fly with the team to Texas for a fiinal bullpen session before being reinstated, and starting as soon as Sunday. ... If OF Desmond Jennings gets through 9 innings tonight with the Stone Crabs he is expected to be reinstated and be back in the lineup on Friday. ... After giving their top relievers Tuesday off, the Rays bullpen should be back at full strength tonight. ... The 182 combined pitches in Tuesday's game were the fewest in Rays history for a nine-inning game, and fewest in the majors since a July 24, 2002, Royals-Tigers game.
DEVELOPING: After rolling off a third straight win in beating the Braves 2-0 on Tuesday, the Rays are looking to make it a two-game sweep and a four-game winning streak tonight at 7:10.
RHP Jake Odorizzi will be on the mound for the Rays, matched up with Braves rookie RHP Matt Wisler.
This could be the last game for this current group, as the Rays are expected to reinstate OF Desmond Jennings from the DL for Friday's game in Texas. And LHP Drew Smyly could also be back shortly, as soon as Sunday.
Here is today's Rays lineup: