Rays manager Joe Maddon
On what being in the World Series means for the franchise
"All of a sudden, you gain an identity. You gain an identity within Major League Baseball. The Tampa Bay area has had a Super Bowl champ, an NHL champ, and now we need a baseball champion."
Today's schedule in Philadelphia
2:30: Phillies interviews
3-5: Phillies workout
5: Rays interviews
5:30-7: Rays workout
Matt Garza (Rays) vs. Jamie Moyer (Phillies)
Andy Sonnanstine (Rays) vs. Joe Blanton (Phillies)
Omen of the day
There have been only four teams in the 103 previous Series to win the opening game and then get swept in the next four —and two were former Phillies teams, in 1915 and 1983. The other two were the '42 Yankees and '69 Orioles.
Stat of the day
19 Series at-bats for the Phillies with runners in scoring position without a hit, until a fourth-inning infield single by Shane Victorino, above.
Hitless in the clutch
Longest hitless streaks with runners in scoring position to begin a World Series: