The Rays Tank: Slippery slope

Don't look. It hurts. - Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Why does it feel like the end is near?

"Nobody said it would be easy, they just said it would be worth it."

Or some other emotional preteen AIM profile quote like that applies, right?

If you want a recap of last night's game, go here.

Please win tonight, Rays. Please.

Quote of the day:

Links:

- If you want to look at numbers and see how the Rays have played per month this season and feel even worse, Jay Jaffe took care of that for you. You've been warned.

- A breakdown of the schedules of the teams in the Wild Card race. As you already know: Rays, woof.

- Raymond got abused by a Red Sox fan.

- Alyson Footer provided a look into the eating habits of players around the majors, and how MLB is now consciously encouraging a healthier lifestyle.

- Derek Jeter was shutdown for the season. Is retirement next? According to him, no.

- Sam Fuld sat down with Jonah Keri on his podcast to discuss the Rays clubhouse, their reactions to wins (the infamous dance parties) and losses (30-min rule), and what it's like for newcomers.

- Google Glass just got a heck of a lot cooler:

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join DRaysBay

You must be a member of DRaysBay to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at DRaysBay. You should read them.

Join DRaysBay

You must be a member of DRaysBay to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at DRaysBay. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker