Cleveland Indians @ Tampa Bay Rays
Thursday, April 14, 1:10 PM ET, Tropicana Field
TV: STO, MLB.TV
Thursday's matinee features a good 'ole pitching duel, as Danny Salazar and Chris Archer face off in Tampa Bay.
Salazar enters with a 1-0 record after a strong first outing against the Chicago White Sox. The right-hander allowed one run on two hits over 5 1/3 innings.
Archer has struggled to start the year, owning a 7.20 ERA over two starts. He allowed four home runs during his last outing in Baltimore. The 27-year-old was fantastic last year, finishing with a 3.23 ERA and 252 strikeouts in 212 innings.
|CLEVELAND INDIANS||TAMPA BAY RAYS|
|Rajai Davis - LF||Logan Forsythe - 2B|
|Jason Kipnis - 2B||Logan Morrison - 1B|
|Francisco Lindor - SS||Evan Longoria - 3B|
|Mike Napoli - DH||Corey Dickerson - DH|
|Carlos Santana - 1B||Desmond Jennings - LF|
|Jose Ramirez - 3B||Brad Miller - SS|
|Marlon Byrd - RF||Steven Souza - RF|
|Tyler Naquin - CF||Kevin Kiermaier - CF|
|Roberto Perez - C||Hank Conger - C|
|Danny Salazar - RHP||Chris Archer - RHP|
Jose Ramirez gets the start at third base today, taking over for Juan Uribe, and will hit sixth.