Well, it was only a matter of time. The Tampa Bay Devil Rays — the saddest, cheapest, most desperate franchise in baseball — has taken to selling furniture at the ballpark. Seriously. The D-Rays have a deal with a local furniture outlet to sell ottomans and sofas and all kinds of things you lie down on — like Wade Boggs, for example — in the ramp leading up to the team clubhouse.
That sound you hear is Devil Rays manager Lou Pinella having his sixth heart attack today.
Naimoli's Bleeding D-Rays Dry [Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel]