Pitching Prospects: Rays: Shane McClanahan (10-4, 2.07 ERA, .83 whip, 158 strikeouts); Tigers: Garrett Hill (1-3, 5.88 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 11 strikeouts)
fanduel sportsbook Line: Rays -266, Tigers +218; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
Bottom line: The Tampa Bay Rays will look to keep their three-game winning streak alive when they visit the Detroit Tigers.
Detroit has a 42–66 record overall and a 24-29 record in home games. Tigers pitchers have a collective 4.05 ERA, ranking 10th in the AL.
Tampa Bay has a 24-28 record on the road and a 57-49 record overall. Ray is ranked 10th in the AL and has a total of 95 home runs, averaging 0.9 per game.
Saturday’s game is the sixth time these teams are hitting boundaries this season. The Rays have a 4–1 advantage in the season series.
Top Performer: Jammer Candelario has 11 doubles, two triples and 10 home runs for the Tigers. Willie Castro is 4-for-23 with two home runs in the last 10 games.
Yandy Diaz has five home runs, 57 walks and 33 RBIs, while hitting .280 for the Rays. Brandon Lowe is 11-for-37 in the last 10 matches with three doubles, two home runs and eight RBIs.
Last 10 games: Tigers: 3-7, .199 batting average, 3.14 ERA, 13 runs outscore
Rays: 5-5, .236 batting average, 3.24 ERA, outscore by one run
Injuries: Tigers: Tariq Scoble: 15-day IL (arm), Ronnie Garcia: 15-day IL (biceps), Michael Pineda: 15-day IL (tricep), Beau Briske: 15-day IL (forearm) , Austin Meadows: 10-Day IL (Achilles), Casey Midge: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Kyle Funkhauser: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Jake Rogers: 60- day il (elbow)
Rays: Matt Wisler: 15-day IL (neck), Harold Ramirez: 10-day IL (thumb), Shane Baz: 60-day IL (elbow), Kevin Kirmeyer: 60-day IL (hip), Mike Zunino: 60 -Day IL (shoulder), Josh Fleming: 15-Day IL (oblique), Wander Franco: 10-Day IL (Wrist), JP Fairison: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Manuel Margot: 60-Day IL (Knee) , Andrew Kittredge: 60-day IL (elbow), JT Chargois: 60-day IL (oblique), Brendan McKay: 60-day IL (shoulder), Tyler Glasnow: 60-day IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60- de il (elbow), yoni chirinos: 60-day il (elbow)