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Tampa Bay Rays (35-18)


Thu. 9/17 Fri. 9/18 Sat. 9/19 Sun. 9/20 Mon. 9/21
vs. Bal 
W 10-6
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@ Bal 
W 2-1
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@ Bal 
W 3-1
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10:05 AM PT11:05 AM MT12:05 PM CT1:05 PM ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 AM MST12:05 PM EST11:05 AM CST12:35 PM VEN21:05 UAE12:05 PM CT
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4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST5:10 PM CST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT

Rays aiming for rare 5-game sweep of Orioles

Teams often sweep a series during the baseball season, but the Tampa Bay Rays have a chance to pull off something unusual Sunday -- the completion of a five-game sweep over the host Baltimore Orioles.

The Rays have won the first four games of the series as they battle to lock up the American League East title. Tampa Bay's 3-1 win over the slumping Orioles on Saturday gave them a magic number of four for the division crown.

And the Rays (35-18) could be getting stronger with catcher Mike Zunino likely coming back. He's struggled on offense but is a solid defensive catcher that helps Tampa Bay and has been out with a left oblique strain.

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Leaders
AVG: B. Lowe.273
HR: B. Lowe13
RBI: B. Lowe33
SB: M. Margot12
W: P. Fairbanks5
Saves: N. Anderson5
K: T. Glasnow83
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .240 (19)
Runs: 261 (8)
Hits: 420 (15)
Home Runs: 72 (12)
Stolen Bases: 41 (6)
OBP: .332 (9)
SLG: .432 (11)
Total Bases: 756 (10)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.68 (6)
Runs Allowed: 209 (8)
Saves: 20 (1)
Strikeouts: 485 (6)
OpBA: .240 (14)
OBP: .309 (11)
SLG: .396 (11)
Run Support: 5.03 (10)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/18 S. Gilmartin Purchased From Minors
9/18 A. Meadows Placed on 10-Day IL (Strained left oblique)
9/18 C. Reed Transferred to 60-Day IL (Left pinky finger irritation)
9/17 T. Richards Called Up from Minors (recalled as 29th roster player)
9/17 T. Richards Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/18 A. Meadows Strained left oblique (on 10-day IL)
9/13 J. Choi Strained left hamstring (on 10-day IL)
9/7 C. Reed Left pinky finger irritation (on 60-day IL)
9/1 Y. Díaz Strained right hamstring (on 10-day IL)
8/29 R. Yarbrough Left groin tightness (10-day IL)
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