Tampa Bay Rays

  1. Rays appear to have all the pieces to be a winner

    The Heater

    You would think the most obvious way to gauge how good the Rays could be this season would be to walk through the clubhouse and take note of the impressive talent they have assembled.

  2. Expect Rays starting pitching to excel again

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    Here's what you can expect from the starting pitcher: Success.

    Even during a somewhat disappointing, injury-marred season, Rays ace David Price posted a 2.53 ERA from July 2 on, and at age 28 he’s a good bet to return to his Cy Young Award-winning form.
  3. Tom Jones: Rays shouldn't be a heavy favorite

    The Heater

    Not so fast. Before we start mapping out parade routes and designing World Series championship rings for the Rays, maybe we should just pump the brakes and take a longer look at the upcoming baseball season. Once again, the Rays are baseball's fashionable pick. You can understand why. They have all that pitching. They …

    David Ortiz and the World Series champion Red Sox remain the team to beat in the AL East.

Player capsules

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Division previews

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At the game

Everything you need to get ready for game day, including a schedule, parking, ticket and seating information.