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Rays Roundup: Injured Rodriguez Becomes Hero

Sean Rodriguez was flashing leather on Sunday.

In today's edition of Rays Roundup: Infielder Sean Rodriguez may have been hurt Sunday, but that didn't stop him from helping the Rays seal their 9-8 victory over the O's, Desmond Jennings is still hobbled by a sore knee, Hideki Matsui is one step closer to the major leagues and B.J. Upton has a game he'll soon want to forget on Mother's Day.

INSIDE PITCH Injured Rodriguez comes off bench, becomes hero IF Sean Rodriguez considers himself, above anything else, a baseball player. So even though he had a pain in the left side of his chest, stemming from a bruised or strained muscle that made it painful for him to breathe, he offered to go in to play third base for the final three innings of Sunday's game. Good thing for the... Recommended Stories

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