TODAY'S STARTING PITCHERS:
Drew Smyly had another solid outing his last time out as he is overcoming a rough couple of outings with back-to-back quality outings. His last start came on the 20th against the Yankees as he allowed a run on four hits, one homer, while he walked two and struck out three over six innings pitched.
Shell of James Shields' Scouting Report:
Oh James Shields, what has the world done to you. He has allowed 38 home runs this year! He has had some outings this year in which he's looked like his former self, but it's usually been ugly for him. His last start came on the 20th in Philadelphia where he allowed seven runs -- six earned -- on nine hits, one homer, while he walked three and struck out four before departing with one out in the sixth inning en route to his 18th loss of the year.
|PITCH||AVG VELO||vs LHB||vs RHB|
Times Through the Order:
|TAMPA BAY RAYS||CHICAGO WHITE SOX|
|Logan Forsythe - 2B||Tim Anderson - SS|
|Corey Dickerson - LF||Melky Cabrera - LF|
|Evan Longoria - 3B||Jose Abreu - 1B|
|Brad Miller - 1B||Justin Morneau - DH|
|Mikie Mahtook - CF||Todd Frazier - 3B|
|Jaff Decker - RF||Avisail Garcia - RF|
|Curt Casali - DH||Omar Narvaez - C|
|Alexei Ramirez - SS||Carlos Sanchez - 2B|
|Bobby Wilson - C||Leury Garcia - CF|