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Rays vs. Angels lineups, Morton on the mound

The Rays face off against the Los Angeles Angels at 1:10 p.m. Saturday.
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Charlie Morton throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Published Jun. 15

Charlie Morton takes the hill for the Rays in their Saturday matinee against the Angels. The right-handed pitcher owns a 2.10 ERA and an undefeated 8-0 record through 14 starts this season.

In his last outing, Morton allowed only two hits over seven innings of work.

“We’re going to let (Morton) go deep, especially the way he’s throwing the ball,” said Rays manager Kevin Cash. “I don’t think we could ask much more of what Charlie Morton has provided to date, and hopefully that continues today.”

Here is how the Rays line up:

DH Avisaíl García

LF Tommy Pham

RF Austin Meadows

3B Yandy Díaz

1B Ji-Man Choi

SS Willy Adames

CF Kevin Kiermaier

C Travis d’Arnaud

2B Joey Wendle

RHP Charlie Morton

Here is how the Angels line up:

RF Kole Calhoun

CF Mike Trout

DH Shohei Ohtani

C Kevan Smith

LF Brian Goodwin

3B David Fletcher

1B Justin Bour

SS Wilfredo Tovar

2B Luis Rengifo

LHP José Suarez


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