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Rays & Indians Finale, Rotation Shuffle, Lineups Posted

After having their six game winning streak snapped by Ubaldo Jimenez [1] and the Indians on Saturday afternoon the Rays will look to bounce back and take the rubber game of their series.  Jeremy Hellickson [2] (2-2, 5.61 ERA) will take the mound for the Rays and the Indians will counter with Zach McAllister [3] (4-4, 3.08 ERA).

[4]Hellickson is looking to rebound from  a very poor outing against the light hitting Miami Marlins on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field getting a no-decision allowing 5R/ER on 7 hits in 5.1 innings striking out 3 and walking 1.

McAllister faced the Rays on April 5th at Tropicana Field lasting 6 innings allowing 4R/2ER on 6 hits striking out 3 without issuing a walk. He took the loss as the Rays defeated the Tribe 4-0.

Rays Lineup: 

Ben Zobrist [5] (2b), Matt Joyce (RF), Kelly Johnson [6] (LF), Evan Longoria [7] (3b), James Loney [8]  (1b), Luke Scott [9] (DH), Sam Fuld [10] (CF), Jose Lobaton [11] (C) Yunel Escobar [12] (SS)

Indians Lineup:

Michael Bourn [13] (CF), Jason Kipnis [14] (2b), Michael Brantley [15] (LF),  Nick Swisher [16] (1b),Mark Reynolds [17] (3b),  Carlos Santana [18] (DH), Yan Gomes [19] (C), Mike Aviles [20] (SS), Drew Stubbs [21] (RF)

Rotation Finalized:

The Rays will head to Detroit following their Sunday afternoon in Cleveland.  The Rays have moved Matt Moore [22] up to take the start on Tuesday allowing Alex Cobb [23]‘s finger an extra day to heal. The pitching matchups are as follows:

Matt Moore [22] (8-0, 2.18 ERA) vs  Anibal Sanchez [24] (5-5, 2.79 ERA) on Tuesday evening at 7:08.

Alex Cobb [23] (6-2, 2.66 ERA) vs  Doug Fister [25] (5-2, 3.28) on Wednesday evening at 7:08.

Roberto Hernandez [26] (3-5, 4.87) vs Max Scherzer [27] (7-0, 3.42) Thursday afternoon at 1:08.