- These past seven games the Rays run totals have been 12 - 8 - 15 - 2 - 2 - 8 - 8, average of eight runs per game. So far in August, they’re averaging five and half runs per game, while allowing just over three and half per game (19 games).
- Beyond the Box Score looks back at the 2006 trade deadline with the Ben Zobrist - Aubrey Huff deal making an appearance
- Jaff Decker may not rejoin the majors with the Rays, but the 26 year old organizational traveler is just happy for the opportunity to play professional baseball
- Logan Forsythe made his return to the Rays lineup and blasted a three run homer
Around the League:
- Trouble in Oakland as Danny Valencia treated Billy Butler like he does pitches at the Trop as the two got into an altercation
- Yuliesky Gurriel made his major league debut and singled, but later left the game with a hamstring issue
- Chris Carter blasted a late inning home run against the Mariners, but took awhile to figure it out