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Rays Start Final Homestand Before Break With Red Sox

Matt Wisler walks off the mound after striking out Boston's Hunter Renfroe to leave the bases loaded in the sixth inning Saturday (photo: Will Vragovic/Tampa Bay Rays)

The Tampa Bay Rays come back to St. Petersburg to begin their final homestand before the 2022 All-Star break, welcoming the Boston Red Sox to Tropicana Field for a four-game series beginning Monday evening.  Matt Wisler (2-3, 2.58 ERA) will open Monday’s contest, taking on Brayan Bello (0-1, 9.00 ERA).  First pitch is scheduled for 7:10.

Rays Starting Lineup

Diaz 3B
Choi 1B
Arozarena DH
Aranda 2B
Lowe RF
Mejia C
L. Raley LF
Walls SS
Phillips CF

Red Sox Starting Lineup

Duran CF
Vazquez C
Martinez DH
Bogaerts SS
Verdugo LF
Story 2B
Cordero 1B
Refsnyder RF
Dalbec 3B

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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