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Tampa Bay Rays (37-32)


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W 5-4
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L 4-5
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Pit 3 - 3 TB
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Rays, Pirates look to escape June doldrums

After losing their series with their American League East rival, the New York Yankees, the Tampa Bay Rays will host a relatively unfamiliar foe -- the Pittsburgh Pirates -- in a three-game series in St. Petersburg, Fla., starting Friday night.

Most recently, the Pirates won two of three at home against Tampa Bay in 2017, but their last visit to the domed stadium was eight seasons ago. They hold a 9-6 all-time mark against the defending AL East champions.

The only familiarity between the teams is their spring proximity before the season, as both train and face each other on Florida's Gulf Coast. The Pirates hold their spring training in Bradenton, while the Rays are an hour south in Port Charlotte.

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Leaders
AVG: Y. Díaz.263
HR: I. Paredes9
RBI: J. Choi34
SB: R. Arozarena12
W: S. McClanahan7
ERA: S. McClanahan1.81
Saves: A. Kittredge5
K: S. McClanahan113
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .232 (24)
Runs: 278 (26)
Hits: 534 (26)
Home Runs: 66 (20)
Stolen Bases: 44 (6)
OBP: .296 (25)
SLG: .375 (26)
Total Bases: 862 (25)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.17 (4)
Runs Allowed: 263 (4)
Saves: 20 (7)
Strikeouts: 595 (12)
OpBA: .221 (5)
OBP: .285 (3)
SLG: .364 (6)
Run Support: 4.07 (25)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/23 M. Margot Transferred to 60-Day IL (Right knee sprain)
6/23 D. McKay Traded NY Yankees (for cash considerations)
6/23 D. McKay Sent to Minors
6/22 C. Mazza Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
6/21 J. Aranda Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/21 K. Kiermaier Left hip inflammation (on 10-day IL)
6/21 M. Margot Right knee sprain (on 60-day IL)
6/12 D. Rasmussen Strained left hamstring (on 15-day IL)
6/10 M. Zunino Left shoulder inflammation (on 10-day IL)
6/8 A. Kittredge Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 60-day IL)
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