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Tampa Bay Rays News and Links: Jesus Sanchez homers in Rays first spring victory

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One of the Rays top prospects had himself a nice afternoon

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays-Media Day Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday afternoon, the Tampa Bay Rays picked up their first victory of the spring, thanks in large part to a 10 run eighth inning onslaught. The 10 run barrage was highlighted by a three run home run from Jesus Sanchez. Christian Arroyo also homered during the inning, Nate Lowe provided a double.

Brandon Lowe and Kevin Kiermaier (first game back after dealing with an injured foot), both doubled as well.

Today, the Rays will take on the Boston Red Sox with Fox Sports Sun airing the game.

Here is the Rays starting lineup:

  1. Yandy Diaz, 3B
  2. Tommy Pham, LF
  3. Ji-Man Choi, 1B
  4. Avisail Garcia, RF (making his Rays spring debut)
  5. Joey Wendle, 2B
  6. Kevin Kiermaier, CF
  7. Daniel Robertson, SS
  8. Mike Zunino, C
  9. Michael Perez, DH

Ricardo Pinto, SP

Tyler Cloyd, Jake Faria, Ryne Stanek, Ian Gardeck., Hoby Milner, Matt Krook, and Curtis Taylor are also slated to pitch for the Rays.

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