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Game day report: Rays vs. Orioles, 1:05, in Port Charlotte; at Braves, 1:05, in North Port

It’s the second split squad day of the spring, with Sean Gilmartin starting at home and prospect Joe Ryan on the road.
Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Austin Meadows (17) bats against the Baltimore Orioles during a spring training baseball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Austin Meadows (17) bats against the Baltimore Orioles during a spring training baseball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) [ JOHN BAZEMORE | AP ]
Published Mar. 7, 2020
Updated Mar. 7, 2020

UPDATE, 9:03: Blake Snell said his elbow felt good this morning and he’d expect to pitch Monday vs. Blue Jays but he wants to wait until he plays catch today to be sure.

DEVELOPING: The Rays have their second of three split-squad days today, with one game at home against the Orioles and the other a short ride up U.S. 41 against the Braves in North Port.

Veteran lefty Sean Gilmartin, making a non-roster bid for a relief spot, gets the start in the home game. Prospect Joe Ryan, pitching to impress his bosses, makes his second spring start in the road game.

Top prospect Wander Franco is listed as a reserve for the squad going to North Port and is likely to play in the later innings.

Here is the Rays lineup against the Orioles:

Meadows dh

Adames ss

B. Lowe 2b

Diaz 3b

Tsutsugo lf

Martinez 1b

Kiermaier cf

Zunino c

Margot rf

Gilmartin p

Others listed to pitch for the Rays include Anthony Banda, Colin Poche, Diego Castillo, Pete Fairbanks, Chaz Roe.

Here is the Orioles lineup:

And here is the Rays lineup against the Braves:

Arozarena cf

Herrmann c

Renfroe rf

Choi 1b

Wendle ss

Robertson 3b

Cozens dh

Brosseau 2b

LaMarre lf

Ryan p

Others listed to pitch for the Rays include Ryan Thompson, John Curtiss, D.J. Snelten, Tyler Zombro, Phoenix Sanders.