Rays’ season preview
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They've changed the name, the colors, the logos, the uniforms and even the outlook. Now there's just the little matter of changing history.
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Superstar-in-the-making B.J. Upton is one of the Rays' biggest reasons for optimism this season.
Stories
  • Rays enter '08 with optimism
    They've changed the name, the colors, the logos, the uniforms and even the outlook. Now there's just the little matter of changing history.
  • Q/A with Stuart Sternberg
    The Rays' principal owner shares his outlook on a number of topics, from Bruce Springsteen to Hank Steinbrenner, from burgers to ice cream, and from American Idol to Dancing With The Stars.
  • The point after
    The Rays are no longer a punchline, and that takes some getting used to, John Romano and Gary Shelton write.
  • New DH is serious about his bowling
    Veteran outfielder Cliff Floyd may have another pro career in his future. The avid bowler, who averages 210, hopes to join leagues -- and potentially the pro bowler's tour -- when he retires.
  • Q/A with Carl Crawford
    No surprise, the 26-year-old leftfielder is excited, confident and has high expectations: "We shouldn't have a losing record this year. We shouldn't finish last. I just believe in this team that much."
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