The Tampa Bay Rays come into their two-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays trailing them by three games in the standings and holding just a one-game lead over Cleveland for the final Wild Card. Drew Rasmussen (6-3, 3.17 ERA) will get the start, taking on Kevin Gausman (7-8, 3.30 ERA). First pitch is scheduled for 7:10.
Rays Starting Lineup
Blue Jays Starting Lineup
Phillips Stays In AL East
The Tampa Bay Rays designated outfielder Brett Phillips for assignment after trading for Jose Siri on Monday. Today, the outfielder reportedly knows where he’ll be landing, as Roch Kubatko of MASN reports that the Baltimore Orioles have reportedly reached a deal to acquire the outfielder.
#orioles have acquired Brett Phillips per source
— Roch Kubatko (@masnRoch) August 2, 2022
Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that Phillips was traded for cash considerations.
The Orioles have obtained Brett Phillips from the Rays for cash considerations
— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) August 2, 2022
The Rays have confirmed the trade.