Pitchers set for first three Grapefruit League games

Pitchers set for first three Grapefruit League games

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- The Rays unveiled on Tuesday their full pitching schedule for the first weekend of Grapefruit League games, including Friday's spring opener against the Orioles at Charlotte Sports Park.

Left-handed reliever Cesar Ramos will get the start on Friday at 1:05 p.m. ET. He'll be followed by right-handers Heath Bell, Brandon Gomes, Josh Lueke, Jake Odorizzi, Nathan Karns, left-hander C.J. Riefenhauser and righty Kirby Yates.

Left-handed ace David Price will start Saturday's game against the Pirates at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla. Right-hander Mark Lowe, lefty Jake McGee, right-handers Brad Boxberger and Matt Andriese, lefties Mike Montgomery, Enny Romero and Jeff Beliveau and right-hander Alex Colome will finish up the game.

Right-hander Alex Cobb will take the mound to start Sunday's 1:05 p.m. ET game against the Twins at Charlotte Sports Park. Rounding out the rest of the pitching staff are right-handers Grant Balfour and Joel Peralta, lefty Adam Liberatore, righty Steve Geltz, lefty Braulio Lara and right-handers Sam Runion and Santiago Garrido.

Adam Berry is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @adamdberry. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.