The Tampa Bay Rays played The Texas Rangers on October 4, 2011. The Rays ended their AL wild-card streak, losing 4-3.
The Tampa Bay Rays play the Texas Rangers for Game 2 in Texas! Final score: 6-8 (Texas)
The Rays beat the New York Yankees to clinch a playoff spot in the 2011 playoffs!
Reporting date is not until last month but some Rays are eager to get into game shape.
A number of Rays who live locally, including Matt Joyce and Sam Fuld, are participating Monday in conditioning drills at Tropicana Field.
Orestes Destrade of the Rays' television crew is joining the workouts. Destrade talked Rays with the Ron and Ian Show on Monday to give some insight.
"Wil Myers looks like a ball player. Pat Leonard is a horse. Big. All four Kansas City players are here," Destrade informed the show.
Click HERE to listen to the full conversation.