by Steve Carney
The Tampa Bay Rays take on the Minnesota Twins, with Alex Cobb getting the start against Ricky Nolasco. Coverage of the game will begin on WDAE at 1:00, with first pitch at 1:05.
Rays Starting Lineup
Twins Starting Lineup
TOP PROSPECT COMING TO TOWN: Twins minor-league outfielder Byron Buxton is on the travel roster for today's game. The 20-year-old is considered the top minor-league prospect in all of baseball this season by both Baseball America and MLB.com
PLAYERS GET SWEET TREAT: Players came in to the clubhouse this morning to find a personalized cookie with their name and uniform number on their seat, courtesy of Josh Lueke's wife, Taylor.. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times snapped a photo of the one she made her husband.
"It's pretty awesome," reliever Mike Montgomery told me.