The Tampa Bay Rays and Randy Arozarena head into the first of a three-game series against Steven Kwan and the Cleveland Guardians on Friday at Progressive Field.

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Rays vs. Guardians Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Friday, September 1, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Apple TV+
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Venue: Progressive Field
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Rays Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Rays average 1.4 home runs per game to rank fourth in MLB action with 194 total home runs.
  • Tampa Bay ranks fourth in MLB with a .448 slugging percentage.
  • The Rays have the fourth-best batting average in the majors (.261).
  • Tampa Bay has the No. 4 offense in MLB action, scoring 5.4 runs per game (718 total runs).
  • The Rays are fourth in baseball with an on-base percentage of .332.
  • The Rays strike out 8.7 times per game, the No. 19 mark in the majors.
  • Tampa Bay's pitching staff is seventh in the majors with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Tampa Bay has the third-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (3.82).
  • Pitchers for the Rays combine for the No. 2-ranked WHIP in the majors (1.182).

Guardians Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Guardians' 103 home runs rank last in MLB this season.
  • Cleveland ranks 27th in MLB with a team slugging percentage of just .380 this season.
  • The Guardians have a team batting average of .248 this season, which ranks 16th among MLB teams.
  • Cleveland has scored the 26th-most runs in baseball this season with just 545 (4.1 per game).
  • The Guardians have an on-base percentage of .310 this season, which ranks 24th in the league.
  • No team has fewer strikeouts this season than the Guardians, who have struck out only 7.1 times per game on average.
  • Cleveland averages just 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 27th in the majors.
  • Cleveland has the fifth-best ERA (3.87) in the majors this season.
  • The Guardians rank 17th in MLB with a combined 1.285 WHIP this season.

Rays Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Rays will send Tyler Glasnow (7-4) out to make his 16th start of the season. He is 7-4 with a 3.12 ERA and 114 strikeouts in 86 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Saturday against the New York Yankees, the righty threw six scoreless innings while surrendering one hit.
  • Glasnow enters this outing with seven quality starts under his belt this season.
  • Glasnow will look to continue an 11-game streak of lasting five or more innings (he's averaging 5.7 frames per appearance).
  • In one of his appearances this season he did not allow an earned run.

Guardians Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Guardians will hand the ball to Cal Quantrill (2-6) for his 14th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, July 5 against the Atlanta Braves, throwing 4 1/3 innings and giving up five earned runs.
  • He has five quality starts in 13 chances this season.
  • In 13 starts, Quantrill has pitched through or past the fifth inning seven times. He has a season average of 5.2 frames per outing.
  • He has two appearances this season with zero earned runs allowed out of his 13 chances this season.

Rays Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Rays Starter Opponent Starter
8/25/2023 Yankees L 6-2 Home Zach Eflin Gerrit Cole
8/26/2023 Yankees W 3-0 Home Tyler Glasnow Clarke Schmidt
8/27/2023 Yankees W 7-4 Home Zack Littell Carlos Rodón
8/29/2023 Marlins W 11-2 Away Aaron Civale Sandy Alcantara
8/30/2023 Marlins W 3-0 Away Zach Eflin Jesús Luzardo
9/1/2023 Guardians - Away Tyler Glasnow Cal Quantrill
9/2/2023 Guardians - Away Zack Littell Logan Allen
9/3/2023 Guardians - Away Zack Littell Xzavion Curry
9/4/2023 Red Sox - Home Aaron Civale Brayan Bello
9/5/2023 Red Sox - Home Zach Eflin Kutter Crawford
9/6/2023 Red Sox - Home - James Paxton

Guardians Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Guardians Starter Opponent Starter
8/26/2023 Blue Jays L 8-3 Away Logan Allen Hyun-Jin Ryu
8/27/2023 Blue Jays W 10-7 Away Noah Syndergaard Yusei Kikuchi
8/28/2023 Twins L 10-6 Away Xzavion Curry Kenta Maeda
8/29/2023 Twins W 4-2 Away Gavin Williams Pablo Lopez
8/30/2023 Twins W 5-2 Away Tanner Bibee Sonny Gray
9/1/2023 Rays - Home Cal Quantrill Tyler Glasnow
9/2/2023 Rays - Home Logan Allen Zack Littell
9/3/2023 Rays - Home Xzavion Curry Zack Littell
9/4/2023 Twins - Home Gavin Williams Pablo Lopez
9/5/2023 Twins - Home Tanner Bibee Sonny Gray
9/6/2023 Twins - Home Logan Allen Joe Ryan

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