Mar 5, 2012; Port Charlotte, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Wade Davis (40) warms up before facing the Baltimore Orioles at Charlotte Sports Park. The Orioles defeated the Rays 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE

What’s Important Now: Davis Looks to Earn His Spot


Spring Game 17: Rays at Marlins

Time: 1:05

Pitchers: Rays- Wade Davis, Marquis Fleming, Jhonny Nunez, Ryan Reid

Marlins- To Be Decided

Wade Davis will get a chance to avenge his struggles from his last outing, looking to earn his spot in the Rays rotation. He needs a good start here if he has any chance of beating Jeff Niemann for the fifth spot.

Rays News and Notes

  • Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times looks at the interesting dynamic between Julianna and Ben Zobrist, with Julianna being a Christian singer and Zobrist, of course, being a power bat for the Rays.
  • Jeremy Hellickson pitched in a minor league game yesterday since the Rays were off, and Topkin talked to Hellickson on how it went.
  • ESPN’s David Schoenfield gives his Rays season predictions and season preview.

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