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Rays’ David Peralta at top of the lineup in matinee with Brewers

Jeffrey Springs will be on mound as Tampa Bay wraps up a quick two-game series in Milwaukee.
The Rays' David Peralta will be in the leadoff spot for today's afternoon game in Milwaukee.
The Rays' David Peralta will be in the leadoff spot for today's afternoon game in Milwaukee. [ CARLOS OSORIO | AP ]
Published Aug. 10|Updated Aug. 10

MILWAUKEE — The Rays will have yet another different look to their lineup today as they try to bounce back from Tuesday’s mistake-filled loss.

Veteran David Peralta, acquired July 30 from Arizona, will be in the leadoff spot against Brewers right-hander Brandon Woodruff. Peralta, 35, has made 119 starts at the top of the order in Arizona, but none since 2018.

The Rays are giving Ji-Man Choi a day off, and they have Yandy Diaz at DH.

Lefty Jeffrey Springs will be on the mound, and manager Kevin Cash was a bit coy when asked if he would have a short outing, as Drew Rasmussen did Sunday before the last off day. The Rays do have some concerns about Springs’ workload as he transitioned in May from reliever back to starter.

The Rays are 3-2 on the road trip to Detroit and Milwaukee thus far and head home after today’s game with Thursday off. They open a series against the Orioles on Friday.

Also of note:

Reliever JP Feyereisen will have an MRI on Thursday as he felt further shoulder discomfort recently after throwing;

Starter Shane Baz had an encouraging doctor visit but will do exercises for two weeks before resuming throwing;

Wander Franco (hamate bone in right hand) and Harold Ramirez (right thumb) are hitting off a tee and could take batting practice with the Rays as soon as Friday.

Here is the Rays lineup:

And for the Brewers:

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