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Dodgers vs. Rays interleague series snapshot

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Interleague play is back for the Dodgers, beginning with five games this week against the Rays and Blue Jays. The Dodgers begin with two games at Tampa Bay, with the Rays the one American League East squad they play four times this season instead of three.

The Rays return the favor with a trip to Los Angeles for two games on July 26-27. But first, here is a look at the two teams heading into their two-game set at Tropicana Field.

Teams: Dodgers (13-13) vs. Rays (11-13)

Split records: Dodgers on road (8-5), Rays at home (8-8)

Run differential: Dodgers (+9, 13th in MLB), Rays (-8, 18th in MLB)

Runs scored: Dodgers 4.08 per game (16th), Rays 3.21 (30th)

OPS+: Dodgers 84 (25th), Rays 91 (t-20th)

(Non-pitcher) wRC+: Dodgers 90 (23rd), Rays 91 (22nd)

Runs allowed: Dodgers 3.73 (eighth), Rays 3.54 (seventh)

ERA+: Dodgers 114 (eighth), Rays 111 (ninth)

Last 10 games: Dodgers 3-7, Rays 5-5

All-time head-to-head record: Dodgers 5-4 (Rays 4-2 at home)

Last meeting: 2013 (Dodgers home sweep)

Last meeting at Tampa Bay: 2007 (Devil Rays 2-1)

2015 interleague play: Dodgers 10-10 (2-8 on road), Rays 14-6 (8-2 at home)

Rays SB Nation site: DRays Bay

Series Schedule

Pitching matchups:

Tuesday, 4:10 p.m. PT: Scott Kazmir vs. LHP Matt Moore (SportsNet LA)
Wednesday, 4:10 p.m.: Alex Wood vs. LHP Drew Smyly (SportsNet LA)