The New What Next: Rays vs. O’s, A Series Preview of Sorts

The Rays make their way to Baltimore Friday for the start of a three game set against the 23-17 Orioles. To call the Rays series loss to the Red Sox was a disappointment would be putting things mildly. Tampa Bay hoped to leave the confines of the Trop tied for third, yet they enter Baltimore in fourth place — back at .500 — following a pair of losses.

Do the Creep! The “Last Series of the Regular Season” Edition

Its come down to this. Tampa Bay has three more games to play in the regular season, and those three games are against the Baltimore Orioles, a team that’s already clinched a playoff berth. Throughout the season detractors have wondered when the O’s would sink. It’s finally set in: Buck Showalter and the Orioles are …