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Game day report: Rays vs. Red Sox, 1:05 in Port Charlotte

Yonny Chirinos will be on the mound, Yoshi Tsutsugo will be the DH, and Jeter (Downs) will be in a Red Sox uniform
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Yonny Chirinos (72) delivers on the mound against the New York Yankees during first inning action at Tropicana Field, September 24, 2019 in St. Petersburg, FL. [DIRK SHADD | Times]

UPDATE, 10:42: Charlie Morton is set to make his spring debut on Tuesday, saying though ideally he would “save” all his bullets for the regular season, especially coming off a career high workload, he also knows he has to pitch in the spring to get ready.

DEVELOPING: The Rays play their third game of the spring this afternoon, taking on the Red Sox at 1:05 at the Charlotte Sports Park, with TV coverage on Fox Sports Sun and radio via

Yonny Chirinos will be on the mound to start for the Rays, with Oliver Drake and Nick Anderson among those slated to pitch in relief.

After making his Rays spring debut on Sunday in leftfield, Yoshi Tsutsugo will work with the infielders the next few days and is slated to play third on Wednesday.

Here is the Rays lineup:

Meadows lf

Diaz 3b

Choi 1b

Renfroe rf

Tsutsugo dh

Adames ss

Kiermaier cf

Herrmann c

Wendle 2b

Chirinos p

And here is the Red Sox lineup, with newly acquired prospect Jeter Downs at second base:

Peraza ss

Lin 3b

Chavis 1b

Plawecki c

Castillo dh

Andreoli lf

Longhi rf

Downs 2b

Duran cf

Houck p