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RAYS 4, Orioles 4 (10) (boxscore)

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  • Paul Lukas of raised some eyebrows yesterday when he noted that the Rays 1970s throwback uniform is now an “official alternate option.” I asked the Rays if that meant we would see it more often this season, and they assured us that it will still only be used “sparingly” and in conjunction with throwback games. [ESPN]
  • As a follow-up to the post on team valuations, it is also worth noting that the Rays are dead-last in revenue, more than $300 million behind the Yankees. [BI Sports]
  • David Price and Sam Fuld teamed up to do a remake of Abbot and Costello’s “Who’s On First?” skit. I believe a longer form will air on Sunday. As a side note, my first acting gig was as Bud Abbott doing Abbott and Costello skits at retirement homes. That was a long time ago. [YouTube]
  • Here’s what the Durham Bulls roster might look like. [WatchingDurhamBullsBaseball]
  • Mets pitcher Johan Santana is probably going to need season-ending shoulder surgery. That means that three of the four highest-paid players in baseball will be on the DL when the season starts. Santana will join Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira. [NYTimes]
  • Eleven players will make more than the entire Houston Astros roster this season. [BI Sports]
  • Baseball-Reference and Fangraphs have finally agreed to standardize Wins Above Replacement (WAR). [Fangraphs]




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