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By MARC TOPKIN, Times Staff Writer
Published August 26, 2007
Today: Rays vs. A's
When/where: 1:40; Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg
TV/radio: FSN; 1250-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)
Probable pitchers: A's - RHP Dan Haren (14-4, 2.66); Rays - RHP Andy Sonnanstine (2-9, 6.53)
Promotion: Raymond bank to first 7,500 kids 14 and under.
Rays tickets: $8-$210. Available at Tropicana Field box office, devilrays.com and all Ticketmaster outlets.
Rays info: (727) 825-3250
Watch for ...
Raggedy Andy: Rays rookie starter Andy Sonnanstine has struggled, winning just twice in 15 starts. His biggest problem lately has been relying too much on his breaking ball.
Quote of the day
"I thought it was headed to the moon actually. I don't know how that was a triple. ... It's a little bit like the circus - some trapezes and stuff up there." Oakland's Mike Piazza on Jonny Gomes' catwalk-hitting blast
Did you know?
The Rays' previous single-game strikeout record of 12 was set Sept. 12, 1999, by recently reacquired Dan Wheeler against Oakland, and stood unchallenged until James Shields matched it this April 22 against Cleveland.
Number of the day
189 Strikeouts by Scott Kazmir on the season, extending his team record.