Willing to work past 5

Tampa Bay Rays starters challenging each other to go deep into games

Updated: May 25, 2010, 1:15 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The Tampa Bay Rays' rotation is an eclectic mix of personalities and background stories. David Price was a big-time prospect out of Vanderbilt, and Jeff Niemann arrived with lots of hype out of Rice. Matt Garza is the strong-willed and occasionally stubborn California kid, and Wade Davis the quiet and earnest Floridian who spurned the Gators to sign out of high school.

Davis is a second cousin of former Cubs catcher Jody Davis. James Shields, the staff leader and resident quote machine, ...

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