Jon Lester (3.00, 150 ERA+) / James Shields (4.44, 103 ERA+)
Shields experienced the worst outing of his career on Sunday afternoon against the Yankees, allowing 10 runs on 10 hits in 3.1 innings to take his sixth loss. Shields has been the Rays' best pitcher all season, effectively using a fastball, changeup, curve and cutter to retire hitters. The changeup remains his best pitch. ...
David Ortiz has two homers in five career at-bats against Shields.