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2016 Schedule
10-11, 3rd in AL East

Too soon to discount Miller?

In 2014, many wrote Brad Miller off after he opened the season batting .151 through late May. But he clicked in from that point on, hitting .267 the rest of the way, a fact obscured by his poor start. It's why Ron Shandler is not too worried about Miller's .130 start. Which surging, slumping players will continue? (Insider)

Start Drew Smyly in fantasy Friday (2:04)
Rickard rips a three-run homer (0:21)
Souza soars for remarkable grab (0:33)

Lineup: Rays (10-10) vs. Orioles (11-8)

  • 1. Logan Forsythe, 2B (R)
  • 2. Brad Miller, SS (L)
  • 3. Evan Longoria, 3B (R)
  • 4. Corey Dickerson, DH (L)
  • 5. Desmond Jennings, LF (R)
  • 6. Logan Morrison, 1B (L)
  • 7. Steven Souza Jr., RF (R)
  • 8. Kevin Kiermaier, CF (L)
  • 9. Hank Conger, C (S)
  • SP: Matt Moore, LHP
  • Daily notes

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Good to see Chris Archer turn in a dominant outing, striking out 10 in 6.2 scoreless innings against the Orioles. The big key: He threw first-pitch strikes to 17 of the 25 batters he faced, getting into more pitcher's counts. He now has 39 K's in 26.1 innings. He's fine; that 5.47 ERA will slowly get to where it should be.

Tampa Bay climbs into top 20

No. 23 last week, the Rays are showing off their talented pitching. Unfortunately, hitting is still a problem. For a decade, this team has been built on pitching and defense. It's time the offense helps out. Week 3 Power Rankings

Stats & Info

Pujols' homer wasn't the longest ...

But it was the most significant. Albert Pujols' 435-foot blast moved him into a tie with Reggie Jackson for the 13th all-time on the home-runs list. The long-ball came just 10 feet shy from being Sunday's longest.

Hamels scratched for Yankees-Rangers (1:52)
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Top prospect Snell dazzles in debut

The Rays called up No. 1 prospect Blake Snell, and the 23-year-old lefty didn't disappoint, pitching five strong innings Saturday against the Yankees.

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What Blake Snell can do for your fantasy team

The Tampa Bay Rays have called up one of their top prospects, southpaw starter Blake Snell. What is his fantasy value for 2016 and beyond?

Souza's double propels the Rays

Rays OF Steven Souza Jr. skies a double off the Green Monster and just out of the reach of Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. to drive in the winning run for Tampa Bay.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.22030th
On Base Percentage.29030th
Slugging Percentage.38121st
Earned Run Average3.205th
Quality Starts8Tied-22nd

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