San Francisco hosts Tampa Bay for 2019 home opener

Tampa Bay Rays (6-2, first in the AL East) vs. San Francisco Giants (2-6, fifth in the AL West)

San Francisco; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Ryne Stanek (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Giants: Jeff Samardzija (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

BOTTOM LINE: San Francisco hosts Tampa Bay for the 2019 home opener.

The Giants went 42-39 in home games in 2018. San Francisco hit .239 as a team with 2.6 extra base hits per game and 255 total doubles last season.

The Rays went 39-42 away from home in 2018. Tampa Bay pitchers had a WHIP of 1.20 last year while striking out 8.8 hitters per game.