1. SS Willy Adames had a nice night, and there appear to be many more in his future. He had two hits, an RBI and an inning-ending leaping catch on a line drive by Didi Gregorius in the fifth.
2. DH C.J. Cron needs to shake things up. Take a different route to the park. Change lockers. Buy a rabbit's foot. Something. He's mired in a 1-for-31 slump.
3. The Rays are outspent and outpowered by teams like the Yankees, but they manage to remain competitive. Friday was yet another example.