PHILADELPHIA — Another former Ray is joining the managerial ranks.The Phillies on Monday hired former OF Gabe Kapler as manager, replacing Pete Mackanin, who moved into the front office.Kapler, 42, finished his big-league career with the Rays in 2009-10 and did some front office work for them before joining former Rays boss Andrew Friedman in Los Angeles. He has been Dodgers director of player development since 2014."I'm equal parts honored, humbled and excited by the opportunity with the Phillies, an elite franchise in a city rich in history, tradition, sports excellence and with amazingly passionate fans," Kapler said in a statement.Kapler becomes the third manager with Rays ties hired in the past week. Mickey Callaway, hired by the Mets, was drafted by the Devil Rays and played for them from 1999 through 2001.Dave Martinez, hired by the Nationals, played for the inaugural Rays team in 1998 through a 2000 trade then came back as a coach, serving as bench coach from 2008-14.Still our national pastimeA World Series game beat Sunday Night Football in the ratings for a second straight year. The Astros' 13-12 10-inning victory over the Dodgers on Fox earned an overnight rating of 12.8. NBC's broadcast of the Steelers' 20-15 win over the Lions received a 9.4. Game 3 of last year's World Series between the Cubs and Indians also beat the SNF matchup (Eagles-Cowboys) in the ratings. Quotable"Just exactly what you expect to come to the park with (Dallas) Keuchel and (Clayton) Kershaw pitching. Just a perfect setup game for a bunch of runs."A.J. Hinch, Astros manager, on Sunday's gameExtras. Rays INF prospect Brandon Lowe will play in the Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game, 8 Saturday on MLB Network.. A's C Bruce Maxwell may have been intoxicated when he pointed a gun at a woman delivering food to his Scottsdale, Ariz., home, police said.