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Boston Red Sox (47-58)

Thu. 7/30 Fri. 7/31 Sat. 8/1 Sun. 8/2 Tue. 8/4
vs. CWS 
W 8-2
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vs. TB 
W 7-5
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vs. TB 
W 11-7
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vs. TB 
10:35 AM PT11:35 AM MT12:35 PM CT1:35 PM ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 AM MST12:35 PM EST1:05 PM VEN21:35 UAE12:35 PM CT
@ NYY 
4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT

Rays-Red Sox Preview

(AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays might have looked at a series against one of the AL's worst teams as a way to get their playoff drive on track.

The Rays instead are just hoping to avoid a three-game sweep Sunday to the Boston Red Sox, who just learned that a significant change to their organization is coming soon.

Tampa Bay has all but faded from the AL East race since holding a half-game lead June 27 but still remain in striking distance for a wild-card spot, albeit facing plenty of competition. The Rays (51-54) haven't helped their cause by losing eight of 12 overall and 13 of 16 on the road.

AVG: X. Bogaerts.319
HR: D. Ortiz20
RBI: D. Ortiz58
SB: M. Betts13
W: W. Miley8
ERA: C. Buchholz3.26
Saves: K. Uehara23
K: C. Buchholz107
AL East
NY Yankees 5845.563-
Baltimore 5350.5155
Toronto 5352.5056
Tampa Bay 5154.4868
Boston 4758.44812
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .258 (8)
Runs: 443 (11)
Hits: 932 (6)
Home Runs: 96 (13)
Stolen Bases: 44 (22)
OBP: .320 (9)
SLG: .395 (15)
Total Bases: 1428 (12)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.53 (27)
Runs Allowed: 507 (28)
Saves: 25 (20)
Strikeouts: 776 (16)
OpBA: .266 (25)
OBP: .328 (25)
SLG: .429 (27)
Run Support: 4.27 (13)
Date Player Transactions
8/1 T. Shaw Called Up from Minors
7/31 J. Aro Sent to Minors
7/31 R. Cook Traded Oakland (for future considerations)
7/30 J. Aro Called Up from Minors
7/30 T. Layne Sent to Minors
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Date Player Status
7/29 M. Betts Concussion (on 7-day DL)
7/23 D. Pedroia Right hamstring strain (on 15-day DL)
7/11 C. Buchholz Right flexor strain (on 60-day DL)
7/1 B. Swihart off 15-day DL
6/25 D. Pedroia off 15-day DL
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