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Tampa Bay Rays (58-52)

Tue. 8/9 Wed. 8/10 Fri. 8/12 Sat. 8/13 Sun. 8/14
@ Mil
L 3-5
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@ Mil
L 3-4
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Bal 7 - 2 TB
Bot 6th
vs. Bal
1:10 PM PT2:10 PM MT3:10 PM CT4:10 PM ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 1:10 PM MST3:10 PM EST3:40 PM VEN0:10 UAE (+1)2:10 PM CT
vs. Bal
10:40 AM PT11:40 AM MT12:40 PM CT1:40 PM ET13:40 ET17:40 GMT1:40 10:40 AM MST12:40 PM EST1:10 PM VEN21:40 UAE11:40 AM CT

Orioles, Rays begin series steeped in AL wild-card chase

If you think mid-August is too early to talk about the major league postseason picture, you might want to think again.

When the surging Baltimore Orioles face the slumping Tampa Bay Rays for the first meeting of a three-game series at St. Petersburg, Fla. on Friday night, it will amount to essentially a playoff series.

After all, the Orioles and Rays currently are in a tight battle for the American League's final wild-card spot, with a few teams right behind them.

AVG: Y. Díaz.274
HR: I. Paredes14
RBI: R. Arozarena52
SB: R. Arozarena21
W: S. McClanahan10
ERA: S. McClanahan2.24
Saves: C. Poche7
K: S. McClanahan161
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .238 (20)
Runs: 449 (23)
Hits: 876 (21)
Home Runs: 99 (24)
Stolen Bases: 63 (13)
OBP: .307 (22)
SLG: .377 (24)
Total Bases: 1388 (25)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.42 (4)
Runs Allowed: 430 (5)
Saves: 31 (10)
Strikeouts: 945 (15)
OpBA: .233 (5)
OBP: .292 (4)
SLG: .383 (9)
Run Support: 4.13 (22)
Date Player Transactions
8/9 M. Margot Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/5 R. Garza Jr. Sent to Minors
8/5 F. Mejía Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
8/5 F. Mejía Removed From 10-Day IL (Right shoulder impingement)
8/5 R. Pinto Sent to Minors
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Date Player Status
7/26 F. Mejía Right shoulder impingement (10-day IL)
7/24 M. Wisler Neck strain (on 15-day IL)
7/18 H. Ramírez Fractured right thumb (on 10-day IL)
7/15 J. Beeks Right lower leg tightness (15-day IL)
7/13 S. Baz Sprained right elbow (on 60-day IL)
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