Rays vs Tigers
Today, the Rays will take on the Detroit Tigers at 1:05 in Lakeland with Erasmo Ramirez getting the start for Tampa Bay, meanwhile Shane Greene will start for Detroit. Thus far this spring, the Rays are 3-3, while the Tigers are 4-4.
Also, today's game will be the Rays first televised game of the year as Fox Sports Detroit will air the game.
Here are today's starting line-ups as well as expected notable players;
#Rays lineup: Mahtook cf, Beckham 3b, Jennings lf, Loney 1b, Conger c, Franklin 2b, Motter rf, Roller dh, Robertson ss, Ramirez p— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) March 8, 2016
#Tigers lineup vs. TB:— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) March 8, 2016
V. Martinez DH
J. Martinez RF
The Pitchers, courtesy of the Tampa Bay Times
Rays — Erasmo Ramirez, Matt Andriese, Jake Faria, Jaime Schultz, Jhan Marinez
For the Tigers, we'll see Daniel Norris as well.
The answer to yesterday's question was Tony Saunders
*bonus if you can name the year as well
There are 26 days until Opening Day!
That's the same number of strikeouts recorded by J.P. Howell during the 2011 season.
Zero of those came in this particular outing, however, he did record his first save of the year.