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By MARC TOPKIN, Times Staff Writer
Published September 20, 2007
Quote of the day
"Cloud 9 the whole way."
Rookie Justin Ruggiano, on his three flights Tuesday to join the Rays in Anaheim.
Number of the day
6,800 Miles flown on the road trip to Boston, Seattle, Anaheim and home.
Did you know?
3B Akinori Iwamura was aware even before leaving Japan about rookie hazing, so having to wear a Hooters tank top and shorts for the flight home wasn't a surprise. "No problem. It's fun," he said. "I was expecting worse."
How the Rays stand in avoiding the worst record in the majors:
Team W-L GA
Rays 63-90 -
Orioles 64-87 +2
Marlins 65-87 +2.5
x-Astros 65-86 +3
x-White Sox 65-86 +3
x-Royals 65-85 +3.5
x-Pirates 66-85 +4
x-Giants 67-84 +5
x-Nationals 68-83 +6
Next game: Friday, vs. Red Sox, 7:10 p.m., Tropicana Field
Rays tickets: $13-$270. Available at Tropicana Field box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, devilrays.com.
Rays info: (727) 825-3250
Friday: Red Sox, 7:10, prime pricing, Ch. 66. Rays - Scott Kazmir (13-8, 3.54); Red Sox - Josh Beckett (19-6, 3.20)
Saturday: Red Sox, 7:10, prime pricing, Ch. 66. Rays - Andy Sonnanstine (6-9, 5.68); Red Sox - Daisuke Matsuzaka (14-12, 4.41)
Sunday: Red Sox, 1:40, prime pricing, FSN. Rays - Edwin Jackson (4-15, 5.99); Red Sox - Tim Wakefield (16-11, 4.73)