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Rays Look To Go Unbeaten First Time Through Rotation

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The Tampa Bay Rays will look to start a season 5-0 for the first time in franchise history Tuesday evening when they can secure a second straight series victory with a win in Washington, DC over the Nationals.  Josh Fleming (2-5, 6.43 ERA in 2022) will get the start, taking on Chad Kuhl (6-11, 5.72 ERA in 2022).  First pitch from Nationals Park is scheduled for 7:05.

Rays Starting Lineup

Diaz 1B
B. Lowe 2B
Arozarena LF
Franco SS
Raley RF
J. Lowe DH
Bethancourt C
Walls 3B
Siri RF

Nationals Starting Lineup

Thomas RF
Meneses DH
Candelario 3B
Smith 1B
Call LF
Chavis 2B
Adams C
Robles CF
Abrams SS

Written By

Steve Carney is the founder and publisher of St. Pete Nine. One of the people most associated with baseball coverage in Tampa Bay, he spent 13 seasons covering the Rays for flagship radio station WDAE, first as producer of Rays Radio broadcasts, then as beat reporter beginning in 2011. He likes new analytics and aged bourbon, and is the owner of one of the ugliest knuckleballs ever witnessed by baseball scouts.

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