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Spring Training Game Notes: Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles

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While the clubhouse guys are getting the team packed up for Havana, the players will be taking on the Orioles in Sarasota.

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Today, the Rays will take on the Baltimore Orioles in Sarasota with Jhan Marinez set to take the mound for Tampa Bay, while Chris Tillman will start for Baltimore. Heading into play, the Rays currently have a record of 8-9, while the Orioles sit at 5-12.

The Orioles broadcast team will televise today's game, with the Rays radio team available as audio.

Today's starting lineups,

Rays Orioles
Forsythe, 2B Machado, 3B
Morrison, DH Alvarez, DH
Longo, 3B Jones, CF
Dickerson, LF Davis, 1B
Souza, RF Trumbo, RF
Kiermaier, CF Kim, LF
Beckham, SS Hardy, SS
Loney, 1B Schoop, 2B
Rivera, C Joseph, C

Starting pitchers

Rays - Jhan Marinez

Orioles - Chris Tillman

Trivia Time!

wOBA AVG OBP SLG HR K% BB% wRC+ fWAR Games
.381 .296 .374 .520 17 20.6% 10.4% 132 1.2 98

Hint; this player led the team in wRC+ during the season above.

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There are 14 days until Opening Day!

That's the same number of homers hit by Jason Bartlett during the 2009 season.

One of those was this 428ft blast.

Go Rays!