Red Sox-Rays Pitching Matchups: Miley Opens Series Looking To Bounce Back

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BOSTON (CBS) — After splitting their four-game set with the Orioles, the Red Sox now head south to face another AL East rival.

Boston begins their six-game road trip with a three-game set with the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, April 21 — 7:10pm
Wade Miley (0-1, 10.57 ERA) vs. Chris Archer (2-1, 1.37 ERA)

Miley looks to bounce back after a terrible start against the Nationals at Fenway last Wednesday, in which he allowed seven earned runs over just 2.1 innings pitched. He won his only career start at the Trop, holding the Rays to two hits over 6.1 innings while striking out eight in a 7-0 Diamondbacks win back in 2013.

Archer is pitching very well to start this season, but hasn’t enjoyed too much success against Boston over his career. He is 1-4 with a 6.03 ERA in seven career starts against the Sox, going…

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