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Rays-Twins matchup washed out by rain

Rays-Twins matchup washed out by rain

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ST. PETERSBURG -- Making his second spring start, Rays right-hander Edwin Jackson held the Twins scoreless for three innings on Tuesday afternoon, but the game was canceled due to rain in the top of the fifth at Progress Energy Park.

Because the Rays, as the home team, did not bat in the bottom of the fifth, the game's statistics will not count.

Jackson gave up a leadoff hit before retiring the next four consecutive batters. The right-hander allowed three hits and struck out one.

Rays reliever Al Reyes struggled, giving up four hits and three runs in one inning. Trever Miller struck out the lone batter he faced before the field was cleared due to inclement weather.

The Rays' offense stalled as only two players, Carlos Pena and Jason Bartlett, recorded hits.

Right-hander Jason Hammel gets the start as the Rays (4-0) host the Astros at Progress Energy Park on Wednesday at 1:05 p.m. ET. Righty Runelvys Hernandez is expected to start for Houston.

For the Twins (2-3), St. Petersburg native Boof Bonser tossed three scoreless innings, striking out three and allowing two hits. Reliever Nick Blackburn had a pair of strikeouts in one inning.

Mike Redmond's right-field single broke the scoreless tie and gave way to Minnesota's three-run fourth. Denard Span was 2-for-3 with a double. Redmond, Michael Cuddyer and Garrett Jones were all 1-for-2 with a run scored.

Brittany Ghiroli is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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