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  1. Kevin Kiermaier has three hits in Saturday's win over the Orioles at Tropicana Field.
  2. New Rays pitcher Matt Wisler before Saturday's game against the Orioles at Tropicana Field.
  3. Rich Hill will try to maintain the Rays' unbeaten mark agains the Orioles this season when he takes the mound this afternoon.
  4. Rays starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow reacts after giving up a hit to the Astros' George Springer in the first inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series.
  5. Rays starting pitcher Rich Hill knows there's room for all ages in baseball. And the vets "bring a lot of experience and knowledge to clubs that can’t be really taught. And that’s where I think older players come in for a high value.”
  6. Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe celebrates with teammates after his fourth-inning home run against the Baltimore Orioles Friday at Tropicana Field.
  7. Matt Wisler, pictured, will be added to the active roster Saturday, taking the place of lefty Ryan Sherriff, who was optioned to Triple-A.
  8. Rays first base coach Ozzie Timmons, left, and manager Kevin Cash, center, congratulate pitcher Ryan Yarbrough (48) after Yarbrough pitched a complete game Thursday at Yankee Stadium in New York.
  9. St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, left, and Tampa Bay Rays principal owner Stu Sternberg, right.
  10. Matt Wisler was designated for assignment Wednesday, having gone 1-2 with a 6.05 ERA in 21 appearances for the Giants.
  11. Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Ryan Yarbrough bumps fists with catcher Mike Zunino after the sixth inning of a game against the New York Yankees on June 3. Yarbrough went the distance that day.
  12. A 3½-week offensive tear by Rays outfielder/designated hitter Austin Meadows stirred conversation and raised comparisons to his dazzling breakout performance two seasons ago.
  13. New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso accused Major League Baseball of manipulating the baseballs to harm the earning potential for star free agents and players eligible for arbitration.
  14. Rays starting pitcher Shane McClanahan delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Washington Nationals Wednesday at Tropicana Field.
  15. Rays minor-league pitcher Tyler Zombro was released from Duke University Hospital Wednesday, less than a week after being stuck in the face by a line drive and undergoing brain surgery.
  16. Shane McClanahan is coming off a frustrating outing against the Yankees last Wednesday in New York.
  17. Rays rookie Shane McClanahan will be pitching Wednesday with two extra days of rest (six total).
  18. Rays starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow delivers in the second inning against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.
  19. Tyler Zombro was transferred out of the intensive care unit at Durham University Hospital on Monday, and according to his mother, could be released within a week.
  20. Tyler Glasnow will be on the mound for the Rays, working with two extra days’ rest.
  21. Wander Franco, shown here during spring training, is hitting .313 with five home runs in his first 27 games at Durham. That's an excellent start, but it's not as if he's making a mockery of Triple-A pitching.
  22. Rays Triple-A pitcher Tyler Zombro moved out of the ICU at Duke University Hospital on Monday.
  23. Rays outfielder Brett Phillips reacts after throwing a ball to a fan before a game against the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Not that Phillips ever frowns much, but he and the Rays have had plenty to be happy about recently.