Thursday, July 19, 2018
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RAYSREPORT

Tonight: at Twins

8:10, Target Field, Minneapolis

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

Probable pitchers

RAYS: LH Blake Snell (12-4, 2.09)e_SClBTWINS: RH Kyle Gibson (3-6, 3.59)e_SClBOn Snell: Majors’ best pitcher not to appear on an All-Star roster (yet) has worked at least seven innings and allowed one run or fewer in each of past four starts. Only two other Rays (James Shields, David Price) have enjoyed such a stretch. Is 8-1, 1.27 ERA over past 10 starts

On Gibson: Surrendered three first-inning runs Saturday vs. Baltimore but recovered to work seven innings (allowing four hits) in 5-4 win, his first since June 16. Has respectable 3.63 ERA over past seven starts, and 10 quality starts this year equal his total for all of 2017.

RAYS VS. GIBSON

Kevin Kiermaier5-for-8 3 2B

C.J. Cron4-for-11 1 HR

Carlos Gomez4-for-15

TWINS VS. SNELL

Brian Dozier4-for-8 1 HR

Robbie Grossman2-for-7

Joe Mauer1-for-5

Max Kepler0-for-4

On deck

Friday: at Twins, 8:10. Rays, RH Nathan Eovaldi (3-3, 3.35); Twins, RH Jake Odorizzi (4-6, 4.28

Saturday: at Twins, 2:10. Rays, RH Chris Archer (3-4, 4.41; Twins, RH Jose Berrios (9-7, 3.41)

Sunday: at Twins, 2:10. Rays, TBA; Twins, RH Aaron Slegers (1-1, 5.68)

Monday-July 19: All-Star break

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