ST. PETERSBURG (WDAE) -- The Tampa Bay Rays begin the 2019 regular season Thursday, welcoming the defending American League West champion Houston Astros to Tropicana Field for the first of a four-game series. Blake Snell, the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner, takes on runner-up Justin Verlander. First pitch is scheduled for 4:00, with coverage on WDAE beginning at 2:30 with The Inside Pitch presented by Crown Eurocars.
Rays Starting Lineup
Astros Starting Lineup