Playing A Little Pepper

The Rays’ magic number is 3. However, a win tonight and a Rangers loss and the Rays would clinch at least a tie for the second Wild Card spot…The AL Wild Card game is scheduled for next Wednesday. If the Rays finish in the top Wild Card spot or tied with the Indians, the Wild Card game would be at The Trop. Tickets for that potential game go on sale tomorrow at 1pm at RaysBaseball.comEvan Longoria has hit 9 of his 31 home runs against the Yankees this season. The entire Yankees team has hit 9 home runs against the Rays. Longoria is also 2 home runs shy of Carlos Pena’s record (163) for more home runs hit in a Rays uniform.

Game Graph

[Will be up at game time]

Source: FanGraphs

Lineup…

  1. Ben Zobrist, 2B
  2. Wil Myers, RF
  3. James Loney, 1B
  4. Evan Longoria, 3B
  5. David DeJesus, CF
  6. Delmon Young, DH
  7. Matt Joyce, RF
  8. Jose Lobaton, C
  9. Yunel Escobar, SS
  10. Alex Cobb, SP

 

 
 

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