Rays Vs. Rangers: James Shields Pitches Complete Game, B.J. Upton Hits 3 HRs In Rubber Match

The Tampa Bay Rays won two out of three games this weekend at Tropicana Field. James Shields pitched a complete game shutout and B.J. Upton hit three home runs on Sunday for Tampa.

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Rangers Vs. Rays Lineups: Desmond Jennings Leading Off For Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay Rays open up a series against the Texas Rangers on Friday night as they look to continue climbing up the Wild Card and AL East standings. The lineups for the first game are listed below.

Tampa Bay:

1. Desmond Jennings (R) LF
2. B.J. Upton (R) CF
3. Ben Zobrist (S) SS
4. Evan Longoria (R) 3B
5. Jeff Keppinger (R) 1B
6. Ben Francisco (R) DH
7. Ryan Roberts (R) 2B
8. Chris Gimenez (R) C
9. Sam Fuld (L) RF

Related: Following Up On Rays MVP Ben Zobrist

Texas:

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Elvis Andrus (R) SS
3. Josh Hamilton (L) CF
4. Adrian Beltre (R) 3B
5. Nelson Cruz (R) RF
6. Michael Young (R) DH
7. David Murphy (L) LF
8. Mitch Moreland (L) 1B
9. Luis Martinez (R) C

Read more on the Rays at DRaysBay and SB Nation Tampa Bay. Head over to Lone Star Ball and SB Nation Dallas for more on the Rangers. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

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David Price Injury: Rays LHP Scratched From Saturday Start Due To Shoulder Soreness

Tampa Bay Rays ace lefthander David Price will not make his scheduled start on Saturday because of "general soreness" in his shoulder, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Price plans to throw a bullpen session on Sunday or Monday and then return to the rotation next weekend, so the soreness isn't expected to keep him out of action for an extended period of time.

Related: Following Up On Rays MVP Ben Zobrist

Price is 17-5 in 2012, which is two wins shy of his career best. Price has a 2.54 ERA with 175 strikeouts and 54 walks over 180-2/3 innings this season.

The Rays, who are currently 1.5 games out of a wild card playoff spot, begin a series against the Texas Rangers on Friday night.

Read more on the Rays at DRaysBay and SB Nation Tampa Bay. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

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