TAILYR IRVINE | Times Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Yandy Diaz (2) prepares to the throw the ball during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in a Spring Training game Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Port Charlotte.
TAILYR IRVINE | Times Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Yandy Diaz (2) prepares to the throw the ball during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in a Spring Training game Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Port Charlotte.
Rays centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier (39) throws the ball during the first inning. [TAILYR IRVINE | Times]
Rays centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier (39) throws the ball during the first inning. [TAILYR IRVINE | Times]
TAILYR IRVINE | Times Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Austin Pruitt (45) delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in a Spring Training game Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Port Charlotte.
TAILYR IRVINE | Times Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Austin Pruitt (45) delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in a Spring Training game Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Port Charlotte.
TAILYR IRVINE | Times Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Ji-Man Choi (26) fields the ball during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in a Spring Training game Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Port Charlotte.
TAILYR IRVINE | Times Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Ji-Man Choi (26) fields the ball during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in a Spring Training game Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Port Charlotte.
Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ryne Stanek (55) signs baseballs for fans before the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ryne Stanek (55) signs baseballs for fans before the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Joey Wendle (18) sits in the dugout watching the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Joey Wendle (18) sits in the dugout watching the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Kayne Hicks, 9, of New Port Richey, hands Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Brent Honeywell (59) a hat to sign before the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Kayne Hicks, 9, of New Port Richey, hands Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Brent Honeywell (59) a hat to sign before the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
A parachuter with the American flag glides onto the field before the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
A parachuter with the American flag glides onto the field before the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Rays staff prep the field for the first game of spring training between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Rays staff prep the field for the first game of spring training between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Emilio Bonifacio (64) practices his swing in the dugout during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Emilio Bonifacio (64) practices his swing in the dugout during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Daniel Robertson (28) dives for a ball during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Daniel Robertson (28) dives for a ball during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell (4) hugs Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ryne Stanek (55)in the dugout before the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell (4) hugs Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ryne Stanek (55)in the dugout before the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Ryan Merritt (71) pitches during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Ryan Merritt (71) pitches during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Jake Smolinski (9) hits the ball during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Jake Smolinski (9) hits the ball during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Colin Poche (37) takes a breath between pitches during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Colin Poche (37) takes a breath between pitches during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Ji-Man Choi (26) adjusts his gloves between swings during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Ji-Man Choi (26) adjusts his gloves between swings during the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.