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    The Tampa Bay Rays (47-19) host the Texas Rangers (40-22) on Saturday at Tropicana Field, beginning at 4:10 PM ET. The Rays are favored on the moneyline (-110), while the Rangers are -109 underdogs. The Rangers are spread favorites (1.5) with +159 odds, despite being the moneyline underdog. Tampa Bay has Taj Bradley starting things off, and Texas will counter with Nathan Eovaldi.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Rangers

    • Game Day: Saturday, June 10, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Stadium: Tropicana Field
    Rays vs Rangers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -110 8

    How Do I Watch the Rays vs. the Rangers?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Tampa Bay Rays lead the league with 110 total home runs, averaging 1.7 per game.
    • Tampa Bay’s .263 batting average is fourth-best in the majors.
    • The Rays’ .338 on-base percentage is second-best in MLB.
    • Tampa Bay strikes out 8.4 times per game, the No. 17 mark in the majors.
    • The Rays have hit 60 homers at home this season (1.7 per game).
    • Tampa Bay has a .489 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.8 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.4 hits per game and is batting .261.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Wander Franco leads Tampa Bay in slugging percentage (.479) thanks to 28 extra-base hits. He has a .298 batting average and an on-base percentage of .361.
    • Among all qualifying batters in MLB, his batting average ranks 16th, his on-base percentage ranks 26th, and he is 42nd in slugging.
    • Yandy Diaz leads the Rays in OBP (.408) and total hits (63) this season. He’s batting .315 while slugging .560.
    • He ranks fifth in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Diaz enters this game looking to extend his six-game hit streak. During his last 10 games he is batting .250 with two doubles, three walks and five RBI.
    • Randy Arozarena has collected 63 base hits, an OBP of .402 and a slugging percentage of .493 this season.
    • Isaac Paredes has 11 home runs, 44 RBI and a batting average of .270 this season.

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers rank seventh in Major League Baseball with 82 home runs.
    • No team has a better batting average than the .275 AVG Texas has posted this season.
    • The Rangers get on base at a .342 clip, best in the league.
    • Texas ranks 13th with an average of 8.8 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.0 home runs per game in their 32 road contests this season.
    • In 32 road games this season, it is slugging .416 with 105 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .259 with 9.2 base hits per contest.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Marcus Semien has an on-base percentage of .362 and a slugging percentage of .488. Both lead the Rangers. He’s batting .295.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, he is 19th in batting average, 24th in on-base percentage and 35th in slugging percentage.
    • Adolis Garcia is hitting .268 with 10 doubles, 15 home runs and 21 walks. He’s slugging .506 with an on-base percentage of .328.
    • He ranks 59th in batting average, 91st in on-base percentage and 19th in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Nate Lowe is hitting .275 with 17 doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 30 walks.
    • Josh Jung’s 68 hits pace his team.

    Rays vs. Rangers Probable Pitchers

    Taj Bradley (TB) Pitcher Nathan Eovaldi (TEX)
    4 – 2 W/L 8 – 2
    35 IP 80.1
    3.60 ERA 2.24
    1.171 WHIP 0.934
    12.3 K/9 8.6
    2.1 BB/9 1.6

    Rays vs. Rangers Injury Updates

    • Rays: Brandon Lowe: 10 Day IL (Leg), Josh Fleming: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Calvin Faucher: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Pete Fairbanks: 15 Day IL (Hip), Zack Littell: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Drew Rasmussen: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: 60 Day IL (Knee), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Rangers: Brad Miller: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Joe Barlow: 15 Day IL (Illness), Jacob deGrom: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60 Day IL (Lat)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Rays and Rangers (Last 10 Games)


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