Advertisement
  1. Rays

Rays-White Sox preview

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - FEBRUARY 27:  Nathan Karns #51 of the Tampa Bay Rays poses for a photo on photo day at Charlotte Sports Park on February 27, 2015 in Port Charlotte, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - FEBRUARY 27: Nathan Karns #51 of the Tampa Bay Rays poses for a photo on photo day at Charlotte Sports Park on February 27, 2015 in Port Charlotte, Florida. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Published Aug. 3, 2015

Rays at White Sox

When/where: 8:10 tonight; U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago

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

Probable pitchers

RAYS: RH Nathan Karns (6-5, 3.37)

WHITE SOX: LH Jose Quintana (6-9, 3.52)

On Karns: Coming off strong Monday start vs. Tigers, retiring first 11 and working into seventh, allowing three hits, one run. Has made 15 starts allowing two or fewer runs, eight with three or fewer hits. Is 0-1, 5.73 in two starts vs. Sox.

On Quintana: Has been pitching well, 4-4, 2.77 over past 12 games, 11 being quality starts. Leads majors with 45 no-decisions since 2012. Is 1-1, 3.60 in three starts vs. Rays, last in September.

Key matchups

WHITE SOX VS. KARNS

Jose Abreu 0-for-5

Avasail Garcia 2-for-6, 2 HRs

Alexei Ramirez 1-for-6

RAYS VS. QUINTANA

Asdrubal Cabrera 1-for-16

Logan Forsythe 2-for-3, HR

Evan Longoria 1-for-5

On deck

Tuesday: at White Sox, 8:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (9-8, 2.54); White Sox — LH Chris Sale (9-6, 3.20)

Wednesday: at White Sox, 2:10. Rays — RH Erasmo Ramirez (8-4, 3.61); White Sox — LH Carlos Rodon (4-4, 4.84)

Thursday: Off

Friday: vs. Mets, 7:10. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (6-6, 2.86); Mets — RH Jacob de Grom (10-6, 2.09)

Saturday: vs. Mets, 6:10. Rays — RH Nathan Karns (6-5, 3.37); Mets — RH Noah Syndergaard (5-5, 2.70)

Sunday: vs. Mets, 1:10. Rays — RH Chris Archer (9-8, 2.54); Mets – RH Bartolo Colon (9-10, 4.96)

Monday: Off

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer