Rays at Yankees
When/where: 1:05 today; Yankee Stadium, New York
TV/radio: Sun Sports, TBS; 620-AM, 1550-AM (Spanish)
RAYS: RH Chris Archer (12-10, 2.78)
YANKEES: RH Ivan Nova (5-7, 4.50)
On Archer: Is 5-0, 1.78 in eight starts vs. Yankees with a chance to be first starter to go 6-0 since Greg Hibbard in 1990-94. Threw six scoreless innings vs. Orioles Monday, his 10th outing with no earned runs.
On Nova: Struggling after June return from Tommy John surgery, 0-3, 7.80 in past three starts, allowing 27 baserunners in 15 innings. Is 6-6, 3.70 in 15 games vs. Rays, 4-4, 2.40 in nine in the Bronx.
YANKEES VS. ARCHER
Jacoby Ellsbury 12-for-18, HR
Brian McCann 2-for-14
Alex Rodriguez 0-for-6
RAYS VS. NOVA
James Loney 7-for-15
Evan Longoria 10-for-32, 3 HRs
Daniel Nava 4-for-13
Monday: at Tigers, 1:08. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (2-2, 3.11); Tigers — LH Randy Wolf (0-3, 6.11)
Tuesday: at Tigers, 7:08. Rays — RH Erasmo Ramirez (10-5, 3.84); Tigers — LH Matt Boyd (1-5, 8.36)
Wednesday: at Tigers, 7:08. Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi (6-7, 3.18); Tigers — LH Kyle Lobstein (3-6, 5.02)
Friday: vs. Red Sox, 7:10. Rays — Chris Archer (12-10, 2.78); Red Sox — TBA
TV viewers have their choice of Brian Andersons today: the usual Rays analyst on Sun Sports; or the Brewers play-by-play man of the same name who is doing the game for TBS with Ron Darling and Cal Ripken.
Marc Topkin, Times staff writer