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Rays-A's preview Saturday's game

PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 22:  Pitcher Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on February 22, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Sonny Gray
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 22: Pitcher Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on February 22, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Sonny Gray
Published Aug. 22, 2015

Rays at A's

9:07 tonight; O.co Coliseum, Oakland, Calif.

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

Probable pitchers

RAYS: RH Erasmo Ramirez (10-4, 3.57)

A'S: RH Sonny Gray (12-5, 2.04) On Ramirez: Earned 10th win in Monday start at Houston, matching most in AL since joining rotation full time May 14. Is 0-6, 5.26 in eight games (seven starts) vs. A's, losing past five.

On Gray: Leads AL and is third in MLB with 2.04 ERA, and has been on a roll, 3-2, 1.71 over past seven starts with .188 opponents average. Is 2-1, 2.63 in four starts vs. Rays, including May 24 win.

Key matchups

A'S VS. RAMIREZ

Coco Crisp 1-for-9

Josh Reddick 1-for-14

Eric Sogard 2-for-9

RAYS VS. GRAY

Desmond Jennings 1-for-9

James Loney 4-for-9

Evan Longoria 3-for-11

On deck

Sunday: at A's, 4:07. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (6-6, 3.02); A's — RH Kendall Graveman (6-9, 4.27)

Monday: Off

Tuesday: vs. Twins, 7:10. Rays — TBA; Twins — TBA

Wednesday: vs. Twins, 7:10. Rays — TBA; Twins — TBA

Thursday: vs. Twins, 7:10. Rays — TBA; Twins — TBA

Friday: vs. Royals, 7:10. Rays — TBA; Royals — TBA

Aug. 29: vs. Royals, 6:10. Rays — TBA; Royals — TBA

Aug. 30: vs. Royals, 1:10. Rays — TBA; Royals — TBA

Disabled list

• LHP Jake McGee, left knee surgery, eligible Sept. 4; projected out 6-8 weeks.

• OF Steven Souza Jr., left hand fracture, eligible Aug. 17, targeting mid September

Out for season: LHP Jeff Beliveau, shoulder surgery; RHP Alex Cobb, Tommy John elbow surgery; RHP Burch Smith, Tommy John elbow surgery

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

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