Whole lotta stuff going on ...
There's all kinds of Rays coverage today between the special section, the main paper and a noon chat, so here are some links to help you find it all:
The cover story on Evan Longoria and David Price emerging as the pillars of the franchise, and why many say that's a good thing.
Rays executive VP Andrew Friedman expressing their confidence in saying, "Our mind-set is to shock the world and defend our AL East crown."
John Romano's opinion that the playoffs are a possibility but a long shot at best.
New Ray Johnny Damon on getting asked THAT question from the movie Fever Pitch, plus singing and Steinbrenner.
Our rankings of the Rays players 1-26 (yes Longoria is first, but guess who's 26; click on Players, coaches) and the AL East teams by positions (click on AL East rankings).
A player by player breakdown of the Rays $41.1-million payroll, starting with Damon at the top.
Our annual Q + A with Rays owner Stuart Sternberg, where along other things we talk about Springsteen, Mallomars, Tom Hanks and team president Matt Silverman singing.
The rundown on Wade Davis' new 7-year, potentially $35-million contract extension announced Thursday.
And here is a link to the upcoming noon chat, so get your questions ready.