The clock is winding down for the Rays and B.J. Upton, who will be a free agent. But before it does, they both have some unfinished pennant race business.
Life in the American League East poses a major challenge to the well-being of Joe Maddon and the Rays.
Don't worry about the Rays taking their Game 1 loss too hard. They put it behind them before they even left the clubhouse.
Naming Joe Maddon as manager is a sign that the Devil Rays have broken with the past and are taking a headfirst slide into the future.