Game 34, Devil Rays at Mariners
LHP Casey Fossum v RHP Gil Meche.
Offense: Devil Rays 10th, Mariners 11th
Pitching (and defense): Mariners 7th (4.49 ERA), Devil Rays 11th (5.27 ERA)
Yeah, this is going to be a well-played series. And well-attended! Tomorrow’s game has a whopping 28k tickets unsold, and the Wednesday day game has 25k.
Fun facts from the Devil Rays press notes:
– they’re 41-81 all-time on the West Coast
– Gomes/Wiggington are tied for the top home run hitting due in the majors
– Joe Maddon, the Devil Rays manager, is now 44-44 over his career
– His uniform #70 is the highest for a regular manager in major league history