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 v BoSox: Hernandez on the hill
Posted Mar 16, 2013 by Roger Mooney
Updated Mar 16, 2013 at 08:45 AM
PORT CHARLOTTE The Rays play host to the Red Sox this afternoon in the first game of a home-and-home weekend series. The teams meet Sunday in Fort Myers.
Roberto Hernandez gets another turn to show he’s worthy of a spot in the rotation. He is competing with Jeff Niemann for the last spot among the starting pitchers.
This will be the fourth appearance and third start for Hernandez. He’s allowed four earned runs in 10 innings.
Here is the Rays lineup: