Having lost two straight games, blowing leads during the sixth inning of both, the Rays look to get back into the win column on a nasty day in Kansas City. Temperatures are expected to be in the low 30's with rain and snow forecasted around 3 p.m.
The Rays will send Roberto Hernandez to the hill versus Ervin Santana. Royals INF Eliott Johnson, who has killed his former mates so far in the series, will start for the third straight game.
Royals lineup: Gordon LF, Escobar SS, Butler DH, Hosmer 1b, Francoeur rf, Moustakas 3b, Perez c, Dyson cf, Johnson 2b
Rays lineup: Jennings cf, Joyce rf, Zobrist 2b, longoria 3b, Loney 1b, Scott DH, Escobar SS, Molina c, Johnson lf
And here's what Kauffman Stadium in KC looks like at 7:30, after #Rays and #Royals were gone and snow kept falling twitter.com/TBTimes_Rays/s…— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) May 3, 2013
Yeah, they didn't play. -DR