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Angels Vs. Rays Series Preview: TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers & More

The Angels need to keep stringing together series wins. They'll host the Rays beginning on Friday.

July 26, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Sam Fuld (5) singles in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Orioles defeated the Rays 6 - 2. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-US PRESSWIRE
July 26, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Sam Fuld (5) singles in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Orioles defeated the Rays 6 - 2. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-US PRESSWIRE

The Los Angeles Angels are coming off a series win against the Kansas City Royals and really need to keep winning heading into August. The Halos are five games behind the first-place Texas Rangers and are currently tied for the Wild Card lead with the Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox.

The Angels will host the Tampa Bay Rays for a three-game series beginning on Friday. The Rays have been struggling of late and playing very inconsistently. They dropped a series to the Seattle Mariners before taking two of three from the Baltimore Orioles. They are 8.5 games out of the lead in the American League East and may be sellers at the trade deadline.

TV Schedule & Probable Pitchers

Friday's game will begin at 7:05 p.m. PT and will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can catch the radio broadcast on KLAA 830. Dan Haren will follow up his first brilliant start since coming off the DL and hope to remain on the right tack. He will face Alex Cobb, who is just 4-7 and had to leave his last start early after being hit in the leg with a grounder.

Saturday's game will begin at 6:05 p.m. PT and will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can catch the radio broadcast on KLAA 830. C.J. Wilson will get another shot at picking up his 10th win of the year. He'll take on the 6-7 Matt Moore, who took a loss in his last start despite giving up just two runs in eight innings.

Sunday's finale will get started at 12:35 p.m. PT and will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can catch the radio broadcast on KLAA 830. The Angels have not yet decided who will get the start on Sunday, but Tampa Bay's starter will be Jeremy Hellickson, who is 5-6 with a 3.42 ERA.


Current Series

3 game series vs Rays @ Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Tampa Bay Rays
@ Los Angeles Angels

Friday, Jul 27, 2012, 7:05 PM PDT
Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Alex Cobb vs Dan Haren

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