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Rays Report

By EDUARDO A. ENCINA
Published August 16, 2007


Quote of the day

"I was getting a lot, and I think I tricked a lot of people into making it look like I wasn't."

Oft-unanimated Rays rookie RHP Andy Sonnanstine, on getting butterflies during his first start at Fenway Park

Did you know?

With 19 road games left, the Rays won their 20th road game Wednesday, tying last season's total.

 

Number of the day

.416 Batting average for LF Carl Crawford in day games this season (52-for-125), tops in the majors.

Today: Off

Friday: vs. Indians

When/where: 7:10 p.m.; Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg

TV/radio: FSN; 1250-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)

Probable pitchers: Rays - RHP Edwin Jackson (3-11, 5.84); Indians - RHP Paul Byrd (10-5, 4.53)

Rays tickets: $8-$210. Available at Tropicana Field box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, devilrays.com.

Rays info: (727) 825-3250

Up next

Friday: vs. Indians, 7:10, FSN. Rays - Edwin Jackson (3-11, 5.84); Indians - Paul Byrd (10-5, 4.53)

Saturday: vs. Indians, 7:10, FSN. Rays - Jason Hammel (1-2, 6.63); Indians - Jake Westbrook (3-7, 5.01)

Sunday: vs. Indians, 1:40, Ch. 66. Rays - James Shields (9-8, 4.22); Indians - C.C. Sabathia (14-6, 3.52)

Monday: vs. Red Sox, 7:10, FSN. Rays - Scott Kazmir (9-7, 3.44); Red Sox - Jon Lester (1-0, 5.14)

Rays by the numbers

Home 26-33

Road 20-41

Day 15-19

Night 31-55

Grass 18-35

Turf 28-38

vs. AL East 15-30

vs. AL Central 13-21

vs. AL West 11-12

Interleague 7-11

vs. RH starters 32-51

vs. LH starters 14-23

One-run games 14-13

Two-run games 12-12

Extra innings 5-3