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.

Here are the Rays and the number of times they have been named Sunburst Pimp Daddy PoG. And the updated leaderboard after the jump…

Evan Longoria 15.5
Ben Zobrist 11.5
Carlos Pena 8
Carl Crawford 8
BJ Upton 7
Willy Aybar 6
James Shields 5
David Price 5
Gabe Kapler 4.5
Jeff Niemann 4
Jason Bartlett 4
Dioner Navarro 4
Scott Kazmir 3
Gabe Gross 2.5
Andy Sonnanstine 2
Matt Joyce 2
Pat Burrell 2
Matt Garza 1.5
Lance Cormier 1.5
Gregg Zaun 1
Aki Iwamura 1
Grant Balfour 1
Winston Abreu 0.5




  1. Joel says:

    I feel a nice game for Peña coming on.

  2. Brett says:

    Pena. He’s due for a two homer game in my opinion.

  3. Beth says:

    I’ll go with Burrell. He’s REALLY due.

  4. It’s all Longo all the time.

  5. ClemsonRay says:


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  7. Myrna says:

    David Price

  8. Rayhawk says:

    CC please

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  14. Billy says:

    Zorilla….a new (and one-day only) leadoff hitter will (Sun)burst upon the scene…

  15. Kicker says:

    little late, but Price

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