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Does the Rays’ sweep put them in the driver’s seat?

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: The Rays final three games, JPP’s new deal and this weekend’s college football storylines.
Tampa Bay Rays catcher Mike Zunino (10) congratulates pitcher Andrew Kittredge (36) as the Rays beat the New York Yankees 4-0 at Tropicana Field September 25, 2019 in St. Petersburg, FL. [DIRK SHADD | Times]
Published Sep. 26
Updated Sep. 26

Today we break down the Rays’ sweep of the Yankees. Tampa Bay is now 1.5 games up on Cleveland for the final playoff spot with three games to go.

Plus:

  • The Bucs have re-structured Jason Pierre-Paul’s contract to save over $4 million towards the salary cap and he can now become a free agent in 2020.
  • Matt Baker joins us to discuss college football, including if the Gators are better off with Kyle Trask at quarterback, will Florida State’s James Blackman be able to play on Saturday against N.C. State, can USF knock off SMU, and why do Power 5 schools still play FCS schools?

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