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Spring Training Game Notes: Tampa Bay Rays vs Pittsburgh Pirates

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After yesterday's roster shattering news, the Rays send out one their possible regular season lineups

Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Today, the Rays will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates in Port Charlotte at 1:05. Heading to the mound for Tampa Bay will be Jake Odorizzi, while Kyle Lobstein will start for Pittsburgh. The Rays currently have a record of 12-11, while the Pirates sit at 7-20.

The Pirates broadcast team will be airing the game on their local station, as well as on MLB.tv

Today's starting lineups,

Pirates Rays
Jaso, 1B Forsythe, 2B
Cervelli, C Morrison, 1B
Freese, 3B Jennings, LF
Morse, DH Dickerson, DH
Joyce, RF Souza, RF
Mercer, SS Kiermaier, CF
Figueroa, LF Beckham, SS
Rodriguez, CF Conger, C
Florimon, 2B Robertson, 3B

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Trivia Time!

The answer to yesterday's question was Greg Vaughn.

wOBA AVG OBP SLG HR K% BB% wRC+ fWAR Games
.339 .299 .348 .430 13 12.9% 7.4% 117 2.6 158

Hint; this player had the highest contact percentage of any qualified player in team history.

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There are 3 days until Opening Day!

That's the same number of homers mashed by the legendary Sam Fuld during the 2011 season.

The first of which came during his cycle bid against the Red Sox.

Go Rays!