The Rays Tank: Doubleheader at Fenway

Al Bello

Maybe.

Due to yesterday's crappy weather, the Rays and Red Sox are scheduled to play a doubleheader, with Cesar Ramos starting the 1:05 game and Chris Archer following at 7:10.

Boston just looks beautiful today, perfect setting for not one, but two games...

There was quite the debacle in concluding whether to schedule the doubleheader for today or later in the season, with the Red Sox pushing for the doubleheader, all because of some bobbleheads. When it was decided and confirmed, Rays players, especially Ben Zobrist (the current player rep in Matt Moore's absence), were none too pleased:

And I quote,

In short, the Rays were told by MLB that the Red Sox (and Cubs) have exceptions to the standard rules in the Basic Agreement "to basically exercise their own right to do what they want to do."

That seems fair. Yay Red Sox. Time to go win two - if weather permits.

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Chris Archer shared some exciting news via Twitter yesterday:

And in lieu of a game, @RaysBaseball provided a few facts about the season thus far:

Also: Alex Cobb threw off a mound for the first time in his road to recovery, tossing 20 fastballs at the Trop with no issues.

In this Tweet-heavy Tank, I leave you with some positive words from good ole Gabe Kapler, who is seeing the glass half full and drinking the same Kool Aid as Joe and I:

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