Dunning scheduled to start for Texas against Tampa Bay

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Tampa Bay Rays (37-23, first in the AL East) vs. Texas Rangers (23-37, fifth in the AL West)

Arlington, Texas; Sunday, 2:35 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Michael Wacha (1-1, 4.63 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 29 strikeouts) Rangers: Dane Dunning (2-4, 4.67 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 55 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: Texas and Tampa Bay will play on Sunday.

The Rangers are 14-14 in home games in 2020. The Texas offense has compiled a .228 batting average as a team this season, Isiah Kiner-Falefa leads the team with a mark of .286.

The Rays have gone 22-10 away from home. The Tampa Bay pitching staff owns a combined team ERA of 3.41, Ryan Yarbrough paces the staff with a mark of 3.96.

The Rays won the last meeting 3-0. Rich Hill earned his fifth victory and Manuel Margot went 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI for Tampa Bay. Kolby Allard registered his second loss for Texas.

TOP PERFORMERS: Adolis Garcia leads the Rangers with 16 home runs and is slugging .552.

Austin Meadows leads the Rays with 31 extra base hits and 46 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 1-9, .199 batting average, 5.23 ERA, outscored by 21 runs

Rays: 7-3, .201 batting average, 2.38 ERA, outscored opponents by 20 runs

INJURIES: Rangers: Hunter Wood: (elbow), Jose Leclerc: (elbow), Jonathan Hernandez: (elbow), Kyle Cody: (right shoulder), Matt Bush: (elbow), Kohei Arihara: (finger), David Dahl: (rib), Ronald Guzman: (knee), Sam Huff: (hamstring).

Rays: Chaz Roe: (shoulder), Cody Reed: (thumb), Colin Poche: (elbow), Oliver Drake: (forearm), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Chris Archer: (forearm), Nick Anderson: (elbow), Ji-Man Choi: (groin).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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