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Hold your fire: the Rays have sold out Games 1 and 2

Oct 6, 2010, 1:34 PM EDT

I just tuned into the Rays-Rangers game and the first thing that announcer Don Orsillo said was that the Rays have sold out Games 1 and 2 of the Division series. So, there goes a whole week’s worth of “why can’t the Rays draw” complaints.  They can draw when the games matter.

In other news, it just occurred to me that this is the first ever weekday daytime playoff game that I’ve watched without having to lie about my whereabouts first.  It’s been an amazing run, really: every fall since 1998 I’ve managed to come down with a cold or car trouble or something for Game 1 of the Division Series. This year? No worries.

Damndest thing, that.

  1. ThatGuy - Oct 6, 2010 at 1:39 PM

    well its nice to know your feeling better….

  2. Simon DelMonte - Oct 6, 2010 at 1:46 PM

    Well, I have a cold. Though am also stuck at work. Clearly, it’s some sort of universal balance.

  3. andrewlw - Oct 6, 2010 at 2:07 PM

    umps have already screwed up costing the rays a run in the bottom of the 1st.

  4. Jonny5 - Oct 6, 2010 at 2:13 PM

    I’m sick, and at work. Shyaaaadddaapppp!!!

  5. RichardInBigD - Oct 6, 2010 at 2:23 PM

    You know that commercial where thousands of minor leaguers, hundreds of thousands of high school players, and millions of kids all want the big leaguer’s job. That’s how I feel about you, Craig… I’m watching on Gameday at the office, with a nice Word document ready as my cover…

  6. Steve C - Oct 6, 2010 at 3:13 PM

    Fire
    Such a good idea if you want a new ballpark, really kind of takes the choice right out of everyone’s hands.

  7. Utley's hair - Oct 6, 2010 at 4:23 PM

    Well, see what happens when they sell out? Damn bad luck Rays fans!!!!

  8. Md23Rewls - Oct 6, 2010 at 5:20 PM

    Are we supposed to applaud them for selling out? Is this some big achievement?

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