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ALDS Game 1: Rays Announce Lineup

RotoInfo has the Tampa Bay Rays lineup for Game One of the ALDS:

1. Sean Rodriguez - SS
2. B.J. Upton - CF
3. Evan Longoria - 3B
4. Ben Zobrist - 2B
5. Johnny Damon - DH
6. Kelly Shoppach - C
7. Casey Kotchman - 1B
8. Desmond Jennings - LF
9. Matt Joyce - RF

LHP Matt Moore, with one career Major League start to his name, will start.

As has been mentioned, this line-up looks better against a lefty like C.J. Wilson. Damon, Kotchman, and Joyce are the only hitters facing a platoon disadvantage. The top four spots in this order will be the serious potential for nightmare tonight.

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