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MLB:

BBA--MARINERS-RAYS

ST. PETERSBURG — Wilmer Font opens for Tampa Bay when the Rays try to snap a seven-game losing streak against lefty Marco Gonzales and the Seattle Mariners. By Dick Scanlon. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

BBN--PADRES-MARLINS

MIAMI — The Marlins begin a weekend of festivities celebrating their 25th anniversary Friday when left-hander Caleb Smith is scheduled to start against San Diego lefty Eric Lauer. By Christopher Stock. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

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