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Spring Training Game Notes: Tampa bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays 3/27

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Easter baseball!

Has anyone noted yet that James Loney is the odd man out?
Has anyone noted yet that James Loney is the odd man out?
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Today, the Rays will take on the Toronto Blue Jays in Port Charlotte at 1:05 with David Carpenter set to take the mound for Tampa Bay, while Drew Hutchinson will start for Toronto. Heading into play, the Rays currently have a record of 11-10 while the Blue Jays sit at 15-5

Sun Sports will be airing the game, allowing everyone with that and MLB.TV to watch the game.

Today's starting lineups,

Blue Jays Rays
Pillar, CF Forsythe, 2B
Goins, SS Morrison, 1B
Saunders, LF Longoria, 3B
Smoak, DH Dickerson, DH
Ceciliani, RF Jennings, LF
Barney, 2B Miller, SS
Kotchman, 1B Souza, RF
Adams, 3B Kiermaier, CF
Jimenez, C Casali, C

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Trivia Time!

The answer to yesterday's question was Evan Longoria

wOBA AVG OBP SLG HR K% BB% wRC+ fWAR Games
.293 .248 .273 .400 4 23.4% 3.6% 86 0.4 46

Hint; this player hit the longest homer of the season in 2011 for the Rays

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There are 7 days until Opening Day!

That's the same number of homers hit by Dan Johnson during the 2010 season.

Two of those shots came during the infamous Derek Jeter phantom HBP game.

Go Rays!