Remaining exhibition games
Tickets: $10-$27, available at raysbaseball.com, Charlotte Sports Park and Trop box offices, Tampa team store, through Ticketmaster.
Info: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297 (FAN-RAYS)
All games 1:05 unless noted
4: at Red Sox, 1:35
5: at Twins
7: at Pirates
8: vs. Phillies
9: at Phillies
10: vs. Red Sox
11: vs. Twins, 7:05
12: vs. Yankees
14: at Orioles
15: vs. Phillies
16: vs. Red Sox
17: at Red Sox, 1:35
19: at Tigers
20: at Twins, 7:05
21: vs. Jays
22: vs. Orioles, at Pirates
23: vs. Twins
24: at Yankees
25: vs. Pirates, 7:05
26: at Phillies
27: vs. Jays
28: at Orioles, 7:05
29: at Tigers
30: vs. Tigers at Trop, 1:10
Quote of the day
"Everything he was doing today was outrageously good. That's what you want to envision when you think about him."
Manager Joe Maddon, bottom right, on INF Tim Beckham, the 2008 top pick, who had a double and triple and played well at second Wednesday
Number of the day
All-time Grapefruit League victories by the Rays, after Wednesday's 8-2 win over the Pirates.
Who is this Ray?
This 33-year-old outfielder picked up his first career hit in May with Rays, appearing in first big-league game in eight years. Has seven 40-plus steal seasons in minors.
Rays vs. Tigers
When/where: 1:05 today; Charlotte Sports Park, 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte
Internet radio: raysbaseball.com (subscription)
Tickets: Reserved seats $19-27, berm/boardwalk $10. Available through raysbaseball.com and Ticketmaster, at Tropicana Field and Charlotte Sports Park box offices, Tampa team store.
Gates open: 11 a.m.
Directions: Driving time from bay area is 1½-2 hours. Suggested route: I-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 left.
Parking: $10, lots open 10:30
Rays information: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297 (FAN-RAYS)
Pitchers: Rays — Roberto Hernandez, Matt Moore, Jake McGee, Joel Peralta, Cesar Ramos, Jamey Wright; Tigers — Anibal Sanchez, Trevor Bell, Luis Marte, Jose Alvarez, Darin Downs, Kenny Faulk
LHP Matt Moore will make his spring debut today, pitching in relief after starter RHP Roberto Hernandez, who is a candidate for the fifth spot in the rotation.
Joe Smith, Times staff writer
Friday: at Blue Jays (Dunedin), 1:05. Rays — Jake Odorizzi; Jays — TBA
Saturday: vs. Orioles, 1:05. Rays — Alex Cobb; Orioles — TBA
Sunday: vs. Twins, 1:05. Rays — David Price; Twins — TBA
Who is this Ray? OF Rich Thompson
Review of the day
The Rays were impressed with the extensive renovations to McKechnie Field, with the $10 million project including adding leftfield bleachers and a boardwalk surrounding the outfield. "Beautiful, outstanding job," manager Joe Maddon said. "It looks a lot like Port Charlotte now."