Right-hander Jordan Lyles (1-0, 4.50 ERA) will start Thursday as the Rangers celebrate Jackie Robinson Day and close a four-game series vs. the Rays. First pitch at Tropicana Field is 6:10 p.m. CT on MLB.TV. Lyles is trending upward as he performs as the front half of a tandem pitcher strategy. He did not allow more than three runs in either of his first two outings. Lefty Rich Hill (1-0, 7.20 ERA) will start for Tampa Bay.