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Rangers Vs. Rays Game Preview: Tampa Looks To Ride Momentum Of Friday's Victory

The Tampa Bay Rays got their weekend series with the Texas Rangers off to a good start on Friday night. Tampa defeated Texas 3-1 in the bottom of the 11th inning as Ben Zobrist stepped to the plate and blasted a two-run, walk-off homer to end the game.

The series resumes on Saturday evening at 7:10 p.m. ET and Tampa will be looking for their second consecutive win.

Both the Rays and Rangers will send right-handed rookies to the mound on Saturday. Chris Archer will get the start for Tampa and Yu Darvish will take the mound for Texas.

Archer will be looking for his first win in just his third Major League start. He enters the game with a 3.75 ERA.

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