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Rays Triple Play: Notes from camp

Did you know?

The Rays won five of their final six games against the Yankees last season, outscoring New York 32-10.

Opening Day

Colonel Scott V. DeThomas, Commander, 6th Air Mobility Wing, MacDill Air Force Base, will throw the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Rays’ season-opening game against Toronto at Tropicana Field on March 31. Game time is 4:10 p.m.

As Commander, DeThomas is responsible for more than $2.8 billion in base property and capital assets, and controls an annual budget exceeding $249 million. He is a native of Rhode Island and received his commission through the Air Force Academy.

Quote of the day

“He’s such a solid fielder and his bat was clutch. For what the Rays signed him for (three years, $21 million) and what he’s capable of doing, I think they got a steal.’’ — Rays 2B Ben Zobrist, on the return of 1B James Loney

Ira Kaufman

Spring schedule


13: PIRATES, 1:05

14: at Braves (Lake Buena Vista), 1:05

15: BLUE JAYS, 1:05

15: at Pirates (Bradenton), 1:05

16: RED SOX, 1:05

18: at Twins (Fort Myers), 7:05

19: at Orioles (Sarasota), 1:05

20: TWINS, 7:05

21: BLUE JAYS, 1:05

22: ORIOLES, 1:05

23: at Red Sox (Fort Myers), 1:05

24: at Twins (Fort Myers), 1:05

25: RED SOX, 1:05

26: ORIOLES, 7:05

27: at Orioles (Sarasota), 7:05

28: at Tigers (Lakeland), 1:05

29: Montgomery (AA affiliate), 3:05

(Home games in CAPS)

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