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From Little League to Major League
The failed experiment with expensive free agents is history. The Rays have handed the reins to a group of hustling youngsters that was playing for free in front of cheering parents not so long ago.

Gary Shelton
Should we buy into this?
There is nothing quite like a pennant race. Nothing matches the electricity that rides through the ballpark, game after game, pitch after pitch. There is nothing like the daily anticipation as an essential team plays essential games in a drive toward the postseason.

Rays still are on schedule to succeed
As managing general partner, Vince Naimoli, 64, is the man in charge of the Rays. And he is in charge of even more of the team since the departure of chief operating officer John McHale Jr. Naimoli sat down with Times baseball writer Marc Topkin to discuss the team, the marketplace, the future and what's for dinner. Here are excerpts:

Yet again, the Yankees are too good to be true
ST. PETERSBURG -- Talk about your competitive imbalance.

Which team holds the best hand?
ST. PETERSBURG -- Yep, the Braves are still pretty darn good.

Fantasy Outlook
With fans from around the country convening for fantasy league drafts, staff writer Alan Rittner provides a cheat sheet for those in need.

Sharon Ginn
Joe Buck's considerable talent runs in the family
It's impossible to keep these Buck guys out of the booth. Take the legendary Jack Buck, who for nearly a decade has been in decline with Parkinson's disease and suffers from various other ailments.

10 hot dates at the dome
Major League Baseball on TV
What's new -- and not so new -- at and around the ballpark
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From I-275 to Tropicana Field
Best Routes into and away from Tropicana Field
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