Rays host the Athletics to start 4-game series
Oakland Athletics (1-2) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (3-0)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Adam Oller (0-0); Rays: Tommy Romero (0-0)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -207, Athletics +174; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays begin a four-game series at home against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday.
Tampa Bay went 100-62 overall and 52-29 in home games last season. The Rays scored 5.3 runs per game in the 2021 season while giving up four.
Oakland went 86-76 overall and 43-38 in road games last season. The Athletics slugged .406 with a .317 on-base percentage as a team in the 2021 season.
INJURIES: Rays: Luis Patino: day-to-day (oblique), Ryan Yarbrough: 10-Day IL (groin), Brendan McKay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: 60-Day IL (lat), Shane Baz: 10-Day IL (elbow), Tyler Glasnow: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Athletics: Skye Bolt: 10-Day IL (oblique), Deolis Guerra: 60-Day IL (sprained ucl), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60-Day IL (right elbow stress reaction), James Kaprielian: 10-Day IL (shoulder)