Roger Mooney covers the Tampa Bay Rays for The Tampa Tribune, TBO.com and News Channel 8. He has covered the Rays since their first season in 1998, including 11 years for the Bradenton Herald. Roger has also covered Florida, South Florida and Florida State football, the Bucs and the Lightning.
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Rays @ O’s: Moore looking to go 8-0, Rays looking for sweep
Posted May 19, 2013 by Roger Mooney
Updated May 19, 2013 at 11:53 AM
BALTIMORE Saturday’s star Alex Torres is on his way to Durham this morning.
Torres was optioned back to the Triple A Bulls to make room on the roster for LHP Jeff Beliveau, who was called up from Durham to add a fresh arm to a tired bullpen.
Beliveau will head back to Durham after the game to open a spot on the roster for RHP Jake Odorizzi.
Odorizzi will officially join the rotation Monday and make his Rays debut against the Blue Jays in Toronto.
As for today, Matt Moore is looking to 8-0 or, at the very least, help the Rays to remain undefeated this season in his starts.
A win today and the Rays, winners of eight of their last 10, record their third series sweep this season.
Here is the Rays lineup: