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Rays Triple Play: Notes from camp

Published:   |   Updated: March 6, 2014 at 06:44 AM

Number of the day

70: Worn by Rays manager Joe Maddon and Russ Canzler, who is with the Yankees on a minor-league contract. Both are natives of Hazleton, Pa. “That fact that he’s wearing 70 is quite an honor for me,” Maddon said.

Word of the day

Bombastic: “I don’t even know if we have bombastic, do we?” Maddon said while describing the players on the team.

Stat of the day

The Rays hit three home runs (2B Ben Zobrist, CF Desmond Jennings, DH Matt Joyce) in Wednesday’s 5-4 win against the visiting Yankees.

Spring schedule

March

6: at Orioles (Sarasota), 1:05

7: at Blue Jays (Dunedin), 1:05

8: PIRATES, 1:05

9: at Yankees (Tampa), 1:05

10: at Red Sox (Fort Myers), 1:05

11: TWINS, 1:05

12: at Blue Jays (Dunedin), 1:05

13: PIRATES, 1:05

14: at Braves (Lk. Buena Vista), 1:05

15: BLUE JAYS, 1:05

15: at Pirates (Bradenton), 1:05

16: RED SOX, 1:05

18: at Twins (Fort Myers), 7:05

19: at Orioles (Sarasota), 1:05

20: TWINS, 7:05

21: BLUE JAYS, 1:05

22: ORIOLES, 1:05

23: at Red Sox (Fort Myers), 1:05

24: at Twins (Fort Myers), 1:05

25: RED SOX, 1:05

26: ORIOLES, 7:05

27: at Orioles (Sarasota), 7:05

28: at Tigers (Lakeland), 1:05

29: Montgomery (AA affiliate), 3:05

(Home games in CAPS)

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