Series preview: Rays at Cubs


All games on WSCR-AM 670.

Season series: Rays lead all-time series 6-3.

Tuesday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-9. LH Jon Lester (5-4, 3.69) vs. RH Chris Archer (6-5, 3.92).

Wednesday: 1:20 p.m., CSN. RH John Lackey (5-9, 5.24) vs. LH Blake Snell (0-5, 5.36).

Storylines: The Rays have lost five of their last eight. The Cubs open a six-game homestand at Wrigley Field, where they are 22-16.

Trending: Rays first baseman-outfielder Logan Morrison has hit safely in 12 of his last 13 games. The Cubs adjusted their rotation so that Jon Lester would get two starts before the All-Star break.



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