Chris Archer tossed six innings of three-hit ball to lead the Tampa Bay Rays in a 3-0 win over the Twins at Target Field Friday night. Trevor Plouffe had two hits for Minnesota, which has lost three straight and seven out of nine. Kevin Correia allowed three runs in six-plus innings but fell to 9-and-12 with the defeat. The series continues tonight at 6:10.
Here are the scheduled pitching pairings for the remaining two games of the three-game series between Minnesota and Tampa Bay in Minneapolis (Twins pitcher listed first):
Saturday – Andrew Albers (2-2, 3.35 ERA) vs. Matt Moore (15-3, 3.18 ERA),
Sunday – Pedro Hernandez (3-1, 5.25 ERA) vs. David Price (8-8, 3.45 ERA).