• The Rays enter the series having won 4 in a row and 5 of 6. They are now tied with Baltimore for 4th place in the AL East. The Blue Jays were swept over the weekend by The Rockies. They are 3 games behind Boston.
  • The Rays are 3-3 against Toronto this season. Tampa took two of three in Toronto and then lost two of three two weeks ago at the Trop.
  • This marks the first stop on the longest road trip of the season for the Rays. 10 games in 1 days.
  • Tonight’s starter Seth McClung is 1-1 in last 5 starts with a 2.51 ERA. In his last start, he gave up 2 runs in 7 innings while taking a no-decision against the White Sox.
  • Thursday’s starter Casey Fossum is questionable with a strained hamstring.
  • Toronto’s bullpen could be worn down, a common side-effect of playing in Colorado. Yesterday, Blue Jay relievers pitched 6.1 innings.
  • The Jays lead the AL in hitting at .297.
  • Gustavo Chacin, Greg Zaun and A. J. Burnett are currently on the DL for Toronto.

Probable Pitchers

Monday, 4:07 et

Devil Rays Seth McClung, RHP (2-4, 5.44)
Toronto Casey Janssen, RHP (2-3, 3.06)

Tuesday, 7:07 et
Devil Rays Mark Hendrickson, LHP (3-3, 3.57)
Toronto Roy Halladay, RHP (5-1, 3.04)

Thursday, 7:07 et
Devil Rays Casey Fossum, LHP (1-2, 5.19)
Toronto Josh Towers, RHP (1-8, 8.52)



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