Marc Topkin tackles Aybar getting playing time:
With solid starters at each infield position and no interest in trying Aybar in rightfield, Maddon wouldn't appear to have many options.
And two other interesting notes:
Among other potential improvements, the Rays have asked HOK to look at the possibility of a retractable roof at Tropicana Field, with a report, and cost estimate, due by late April. Looks like the Rays will reach their goal of 1 million tickets sold by opening day, a "good start," team president Matt Silverman said, to where they hope to be, which likely is above 2 million
1 million by opening day is fantastic. Here's a graphical look, but the Rays are going to torch 2003's total attendance, and quickly: