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After a rough start with his new team, Erasmo Ramirez has settled down. He allowed 15 earned runs in his first two appearances but only three since then.
After a rough start with his new team, Erasmo Ramirez has settled down. He allowed 15 earned runs in his first two appearances but only three since then.
Published May 14, 2015

UPDATE, 4:38: RHP Alex Cobb underwent successful Tommy John surgery today. The procedure was performed today in Pensacola by renowned specialist Dr. James Andrews.

"Everything that I've heard is it went really well," manager Kevin Cash said, "and now the rehab process starts."

LHP Jake McGee (offseason elbow surgery) threw a socreless inning Wednesday night. Cash said he expects McGee to rejoin the Rays at some point this weekend. McGee will likely inherit high-leverage situations, but that doesn't necessarily mean he'll be the team's only closer.

"I don't anticipate anybody assuming any role," Cash said.

Today's lineups:

Rays

Kiermaier CF

Souza RF

Longoria 3B

Loney 1B

Forsythe 2B

DeJesus LF

Cabrera SS

Butler DH

Rivera C

Ramirez RHP

Yankees

Ellsbury CF

Gardner LF

Rodriguez DH

Teixeira 1B

McCann C

Young RF

Headley 3B

Gregorius SS

Pirela 2B

Whitley RHP

DEVELOPING: The Rays will finish their eight-game homestand tonight when they play the Yankees. The Rays will try to give New York its first three-game losing streak since April 9-11.

RHP Erasmo Ramirez (0-1, 8.38) will start for the Rays. After a rough start with his new team, Ramirez has settled down. He allowed 15 earned runs in his first two appearances but only three since then.

The Yankees will start RHP Chase Whitley (1-1, 3.06).