Rays find a new hotel -- in Delaware

Originally Published: October 27, 2008
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Forget Charlie Manuel and Joe Maddon or B.J. Upton and Cole Hamels. No one was scrambling more during Monday night's Game 5 than Jeff Ziegler, the Rays' traveling secretary.

His concern grew as the rains fell harder and the chances of a suspended game increased.

The Rays had checked out of their Philadelphia hotel in the afternoon in anticipation of a flight home after the game. Once the water puddles developed in the infield by the fifth inning, he realized ...

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