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Playing A Little Pepper

The Rays are now 18-4 in their last 22 road games…The Rays are now a half-game behind Cleveland for 5th place in the Wild Card race and 5.5 games behind the Royals (6 in the loss column)…David Price makes his second start for the Tigers today…Wrigley Field has been filled with Rays fans this series…Prior to this year, there had only been 15 games in MLB in last 100 years where a team threw a shutout with 15+ strikeouts and no walks. The Rays have now done it twice in the last 3 weeks…Down on the Farm [boxscores] The Bulls and Biscuits were both postponed due to rain. Tim Beckham went 0-4 with Charlotte and is now 2-12 in his first 3 games with the Stone Crabs. Willy Adames went 1-3 with a walk for Bowling Green. Casey Gillaspie was 2-4 with Hudson Valley and is now hitting .274 with a .354 OBP

Game Graph

[Will be up at game time]

Source: FanGraphs

Lineup…

  1. Flash Jennings, CF
  2. Ben Zobrist, RF
  3. Evan Longoria, 3B
  4. Sean Rodriguez, LF

  5. Yunel Escobar, SS
  6. James Loney, 1B
  7. Curt Casali, C
  8. Alex Cobb, SP
  9. Logan Forsythe, 2B

 

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3 Comments

  1. Ken H says:

    Balfour is simply terrible.

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    • Rob says:

      I wish they would just admit they screwed up and cut their losses. The A's did it with Johnson.

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  2. Rob says:

    There were a ton of Rays fans in Chicago this weekend. Ran into them all over the city.

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