1. The Rays are over .500! The Rays are over .500! And you wouldn't believe who the team MVP is.
3. Bullpens are a mess all over baseball, but which contending team should worry the most about its relievers?
4. We're sadly breaking the heart of 14-year-old girl in Bellevue, La. Why would we continue to do such a terrible thing? This is sadder than the San Diego Padres' offense.
5. Thursday's pitching matchup to watch might be a bit one-sided, if home/road splits for one right-hander continue to form.
Plus: Excellent emails about defined roles, Ozzie's tweeting knows no bounds, more about Ryan Vogelsong that you ever wanted to know and a preview of Friday's theme, with everyone and their plumber taking sides. Who's with me? All this and more on Thursday's Baseball Today!