Quotes of the day
"If he continues to do what he's been doing in these three spring training games, believe me, we're probably going to have another Cy Young here."
C Jose Molina (right), on RHP Chris Archer
Rays manager Joe Maddon, on how he would explain that speedy Braves CF B.J. Upton got caught stealing Friday but not-so-speedy C Jose Molina stole second
Who is this Ray?
Has played for three AL East teams since 2008. Was part of Puerto Rico's team for the 2013 World Baseball Classic. Along with his two brothers, he launched a record label last year.
Rays (ss) vs. Blue Jays
When/where: 1:05 today; Charlotte Sports Park, 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte
Tickets: Reserved seats $19-$29, berm/boardwalk $10. Available through raysbaseball.com and Ticket-master, at Tropicana Field and Charlotte Sports Park box offices, Tampa team store
Gates open: 11 a.m.
Directions: Driving time from the bay area is 1½-2 hours. Suggested route: Interstate 75 south to Exit 179 (Toledo Blade Road), go west 6½ miles (crossing U.S. 41) to El Jobean Road (SR 776), go right 2 miles, complex is on the left.
Parking: $10, lots open at 10
Rays information: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297
Pitchers: Rays — LH Erik Bedard, RH Grant Balfour, RH Joel Peralta, RH Brandon Gomes, RH Brad Boxberger; Blue Jays — LH Sean Nolin, RH Chad Jenkins, RH Neil Wagner, RH John Stilson
Rays (ss) at Pirates
When/where: 1:05 today; McKechnie Field, 1611 9th St. W, Bradenton
Tickets: $14-$25, available through pirates.com, by calling (toll-free 1-877-893-2827) or at stadium box office.
Pitchers: Rays — RH Jake Odorizzi, LH Cesar Ramos; Pirates — RH Edinson Volquez, Jared Hughes, Andy Oliver
The remaining candidates for the fifth starter's spot will make possibly their final auditions, with LH Erik Bedard (right) starting in Port Charlotte, and both RH Jake Odorizzi and LH Cesar Ramos in Bradenton.
Sunday: vs. Red Sox, 1:05. Rays — David Price; Red Sox — TBA
All games 1:05 unless noted
18 at Twins, 7:05
19 at Orioles
20 Twins, 7:05
21 Blue Jays
23 at Red Sox
24 at Twins
25 Red Sox
26 Orioles 7:05
27 at Orioles, 7:05
28 at Tigers
29 at AA Montgomery (Ala.), 3:05
Who is this Ray: C Jose Molina
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