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For starters: Rays vs. Red Sox, with Archer facing Price

UPDATE, 5:18: Ramos' bruised left thumb is feeling better and though he's not in the lineup Cash said he is available for emergency duty. … OF Carlos Gomez was set to run the bases today as the next test of his strained groin. … Cash said the Rays are still sorting through their pitching plans with Jake Faria on the DL, expecting RHP Austin Pruitt to take Faria's innings on Sunday but raising the possibility they could use RHP Sergio Romo as the game opener all three days against Baltimore. … Cash said it was a tough choice on who to DH but since Robertson will be playing a lot going forward he decided to give him the night off his feet.

Here is the Red Sox lineup:
Betts rf
Benintendi lf
Ramirez 1b
Martinez dh
Bogaerts ss
Devers 3b
Nunez 2b
Bradley cf
Vazquez C
Price p

DEVELOPING: The Rays are set to take on the Red Sox again tonight with a bit of a student-mentor framing as Chris Archer takes on former Tampa Bay ace David Price.

The Rays announced they are putting RHP Jake Faria on the 10-day DL due to the oblique strain he sustained Tuesday and are calling up LHP Vidal Nuno, though they first have to make room on the 40-man roster.

C Wilson Ramos, who left Tuesday's game with a bruised left hand, is not in the lineup. Top prospect SS Willy Adames, on a cameo callup, is for the second day.

This will be the third time Archer and Price, who was traded to Detroit in July 2014, match up. Price won the first meeting in 2015 when he was with Toronto, and neither factored in the decision last July.

Here is the Rays lineup:
Span lf
Cron 1b
Robertson dh
Duffy 3b
Adames ss
Field cf
Refsnyder rf
Arroyo 2b
Sucre c
Archer p

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