Let’s call it a body blow after body blow kind of week for the Tampa Bay Rays’ pitching staff.
After sweeping the Pirates in three, the Tampa Bay Rays welcome the Bronx Bummers into the Trop for a three-game series, starting Friday.
After a successful homestand, albeit one capped by a pair of shutout losses at the hands of the Astros, the Tampa Bay Rays depart for the south side of Chicago, where they’ll start a four-game series against the White Sox on Thursday.
After a weekend series sweep over the White Sox, the Tampa Bay Rays turn their sights to the Houston Astros, against whom they will start a three-game home series on Monday.
After great success on the road, the Tampa Bay Rays return to the friendly confines of the Trop, where they will start a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics on Friday.