With 28 more wins, manager Lou Piniella will tie Earl Weaver for 19th place on the all-time list at 1,480. With 12 more after that, Piniella will climb past Clark Griffith for 18th.
By MARC TOPKIN
Published April 3, 2005
Dewon Brazelton is looking for his first road victory after going 0-11 in his first 15 starts away from Tropicana Field.
By his Aug. 5 birthday, Carl Crawford could rank in the top five for steals by a player under 24. Crawford has 123 now; Sherry Magee, who ranks fifth, had 184.
Alex Gonzalez needs three RBIs to reach 500 for his career and five steals to reach 100.
With his 13th relief outing, Travis Harper will move past Albie Lopez into third place on the Rays all-time appearances list with 171. If he makes 50 for the season, he'll pass Roberto Hernandez for second place.
Aubrey Huff needs two home runs to reach 100 for his career and surpass Fred McGriff's franchise record.
Travis Lee needs eight home runs to reach 100 for his career and 92 RBIs for 500.
Hideo Nomo needs four wins to total 200 for his pro career (78 in the Japanese Pacific League, 118 so far in the majors), which will be a big deal in Japan.
Wade Boggs will be the first former Rays player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame during July 31 ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y.