Up until first pitch, use the comments section to predict who you think will be the Sunburst Player of the Game. (be sure to use a valid email address while leaving the comment). The commenter that correctly predicts who we will name the Sunburst Player of the Game the most times prior to the all-star game, will win two tickets to a second-half game. Runners-up get their choice of a t-shirt. [Click HERE for rules]

Check Marc Topkin’s blog for the starting lineups.




  1. KyleS says:

    The anteater.

  2. Bossman. He needs to start hitting.

  3. cougar says:

    delmon young

    just kidding


  4. Martin B says:

    Carl “Does this Neck Tattoo Make Me Look Scary?” Crawford

  5. Brixology says:


  6. Cougar Bait says:

    Longoria goes deep…I’ll take him

  7. Charles says:

    I’m taking the Zorilla. I don’t know if he’s playing, but he seems to be one of the few guys with any kind of game plan at the plate.

  8. Michael says:

    Jeff Niemann

  9. Kevin says:


  10. Rayhawk says:

    BJ I’ll just play behind second base, Upton. wish he could as fast from home to first as he does in centerfield. I miss Fernado perez……

  11. KillaTapes says:

    Pena had sit back and watch the bludgeoning yesterday, so now he’s fired up.

  12. MikeD says:

    don’t really know who to pick anymore, but I’ll go with Niemann just cuz

  13. steve-o1285 says:

    Gimme BJ Upton. This can’t last forever………can it?

  14. Rome says:

    I will have to go Mr. Melvin Upton! Go get ‘em Rays!

  15. Andy Kline says:


  16. Rick says:

    Longo, Longo, Longo can’t you see,
    Sometimes your swings just hypnotize me


  17. MikeD78 says:

    I’ll take Carlos Pena.

    Note to BJ – You’re still my favorite player, but please stop taking so many pitches, especially those nice juicy fastballs RIGHT DOWN THE MIDDLE!!! And stop swinging late on the pitches you DO swing at. If I have to hear Dwayne Stats tell me “Look how he lets the ball get deep” I’m going to scream. I understand you want to work the count, but this is crazy. BE AGRESSIVE!!! Remember the playoffs?

  18. I am going with the Bossman Jr

  19. I’ve got the Dirtbag T-shirt on to turn around the offense. And the Anteaters are on patrol.

  20. GatorRaysHead says:

    I have to go with Jeff Niemann.

  21. DevilRayRomano says:

    Bartlett…he’s back in twinkie town, and he’ll tear it up

  22. theraysparty says:

    Iwamura needs a long ball or some extra bases,

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