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Jeremy Hellickson was activated Monday afternoon and will start tonight for the Rays. In a corresponding move, Andy Sonnanstine was placed on the 15-day disabled list retro-active to July 23 with a left hamstring strain.
— Bill Chastain
James Shields will be the Rays’ first starter of their top four to start a spring game when he goes against the Red Sox Saturday in Port Charlotte.
Wade Davis will make Sunday’s road trip to Fort Myers to start against the Red Sox then Scott Kazmir will start Monday against the Twins at home. On Tuesday the Rays will roll out Matt Garza, Andy Sonnanstine, and David Price against the Blue Jays at home.
Rays manager Joe Maddon surprised reporters Wednesday afternoon by announcing that James Shields will be the Rays’ Opening Day starter April 6 in Boston.
Maddon said Shields’ work the past two seasons earned the right-hander the honor.
Scott Kazmir is slotted to start the Rays’ second game, April 8 at Boston, and will be followed by Matt Garza and Andy Sonnanstine.