The following info on the weekend series against the Yankees comes from Sun Sports
- The 3-game series against the Yankees was the highest-rated regular season series in team history. The three games averaged a 9.9 rating (178,238 households). The previous record was for a series against the Red Sox 6/30-7/2, 2008 (9.0 rating, 160,426 hh).
- Saturday’s game set a record for the highest-rated regular season game in franchise history pulling in a 10.7 rating (193,220 households). The previous record was 9.3 (7/2/08 vs Red Sox).
Oh yeah, and three sellouts. And yet Bob Ryan will go on WEEI this morning in Boston and declare that the Rays franchise shouldn’t exist. Well, that is one way for the Red Sox to make the playoffs this season.