Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  By By Ken Rosenthal  |  Last updated 9/19/13
Monday night, Rangers vs. Rays, first game of a pivotal September series at Tropicana Field. Rays lefty David Price, sitting in the home dugout on the first base side, said he could hear fans chanting at him all the way from the left field seats. Price tipped his cap. The fans went, "Yeah!" And as Price recalled Wednesday, the fans probably thought it was quite cool, conversing with him from 400 feet away. Ah, the simple pleasures of cheering for a team that draws only 10,724 in the middle of a pennant race. And 10,786 the next night. And 14,827 the night after that. Sorry, no one could blame the Rays if they ordered Mayflower moving vans and snuck out of town, Baltimore Colts-style. Where exactly would they draw worse? The Rays' poor attendance is nothing new - they were last in the majors last season, next-to-last in 2011 and 23rd in '09, the year after they went to the World Series. But the crowds this season might be the most disappointing yet. Commissioner Bud Selig is t...
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