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1. You think Carlos Pena likes Tampa Bay? He had two shots at a grand slam yesterday, connecting on one and settling on a mere game-winning single in his other opportunity. I guess we’ll settle for that in the first game of the season.
2. Speaking of the Rays-Yankees game, the 42-year-old Mariano Rivera blew his first save chance of the season and has the masses claiming that he should’ve retired. To keep our readers on the calm side I will point out this stat that I saw somewhere on the Twittersphere: In his career, Rivera has a 82.2 percent save rate in March/Apri and a 90.4 percent rate the rest of the season.
3. Was that an Adam Dunn home run sighting?! It’s not time to start laying bets on a 40-homer season, but it’s definitel...