Well, kids, get your Rays gear on, because if this series goes five games, that means no Cliff Lee or David Price in Game 1 of the ALCS. Which we can now talk about freely without jinxing anything! (Again, not that I believe in any of that jinx stuff, of course).
Anyway, they’ll always be the Devil Rays to me; I was so annoyed when their silly name change actually worked. But I’ll be pulling for ’em today.
Plus, of course, a Rays-Yanks ALCS was my pre-season pick... and George W. Bush is at the game rooting for Texas, so, yeah. Go Rays go!
This is a nice, quick read about Robbie. Go Rays. I think. : /
Can't anybody play defense any more? Oy!
Ah, I was hoping for a nice offensive explosion there, but I guess it's not gonna be that easy
I don't want the Rays and their suddenly analytical fans to get back in this; go Rangers.
I'm for the Rays too. Got to want that Game 5. It's crazy that we've got to wait until Friday for the next game. Talk about cockamamie.
Stupid Rangers. Stupid Rays.
 thanks for that link.
longo, who's not running well, is hitting just fine. 5-zip devil fishes...
Come on Tampa, don't let them back in.
yet another hit for longoria. leadoff double in teh 8th...
price & lee will both be pitching on tuesday!
again, with conrad at 2nd base. damn. he should be at 3rd, with infante at 2nd. i don't get it... 2 on, no one out, here in hotlanta...
Okay, good, a Game Five in TB.
 how was the gig?!?!?! i hope he played well and was happy with it.
Hey thanks, man!
Yes, it went well. Everything was great, except I think I got food poisoning. Not horrible, just a rather painful stomach ache. (I think it was the food, not the drummer, although you never know what a fiendish backbeat can do.)
The Devil Rays name was part of that unfortunate trend where sports teams had to pick "scary" names for a while. Like The Raptors, the Diamondbacks, what else? There were a few. Oh you are an intimidating sports franchise!
I'm glad they changed it.
I am rooting for Texas because the familiarity of playing the Rays 18 times has bred contempt. Also, George Bush endears them to me.