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X-RAYS REPORT

Their tenure in Tampa Bay was short. Here is how four former Devil Rays have done this season (through Friday):

OF Bob Abreu, Phillies, traded for SS Kevin Stocker: .333, 0 HR, 6 RBI

RHP Brian Boehringer, Padres, traded for C John Flaherty: 3-1, 6.57 ERA

IF Andy Sheets, Padres, traded for Flaherty: .273, 2 HRs, 3 RBI

IF Dmitri Young, Reds, traded for OF Mike Kelly: .286, 1 HR, 10 RBI

STAT OF THE WEEK

42 percent

_ Devil Rays success rate for stolen bases, worst in the majors through Friday

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

"If they call us an expansion team, great. But when we leave town, let's hope they say, "They stay after you the whole game.' That's what my goal is. They can call us whatever they want as long as they respect what we're trying to do on the field."

LARRY ROTHSCHILD

Rays manager

FLORIDA FRATERNITY

How the Rays and Marlins compare, through Friday:

TB Fla.

11-10 W-L 7-16

104 Runs 108

.305 BA .243

4.62 ERA 5.33

19 HRs 22

11 Errors 25

33,335 Avg. home 22,061

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INJURY REPORT

These are the Rays on the disabled list, with the date they are eligible to come off and their injury:

3B Wade Boggs _ 15-day (May 2), strained right calf

LHP Vaughn Eshelman _ 60-day (May 30), recovery from shoulder surgery

RHP Rick Gorecki _ 15-day (May 3), shoulder pain

IF Herbert Perry _ 60-day (May 30), recovery from knee surgery

RHP Bryan Rekar _ 15-day (April 6), sore back

LHP Terrell Wade _ 15-day (April 6), recovery from shoulder surgery

FREQUENT FLYERS

Here's a look at the Rays' travel itinerary through Saturday:

Flights: 7

Miles flown: 6,629

Hotel nights: 14

ROAD WARRIORS

At 6-5, the Rays are the only first-year expansion team to have a winning record after 11 games away from home. But over the course of a season, that can be a tough road. Here is a look at the 12 previous journey, ranked best to worst:

Team W L Pct.

1977 Mariners 35 46 .432

1969 Royals 33 48 .407

1962 Colt .45s 32 48 .400

1969 Pilots 30 51 .370

1977 Blue Jays 29 52 .358

1993 Marlins 29 52 .358

1969 Expos 28 53 .346

1993 Rockies 28 53 .346

1961 Senators 28 54 .341

1961 Angels 24 55 .304

1969 Padres 24 57 .296

1962 Mets 18 62 .225

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