1. Tampa Bay Rays (4-6; Previous: 1) ? Rays on opening night raise three banners: 2008 AL East championship, 2008 AL pennant, and the 1984 AL West flag they swiped last July during that crazy weekend in Kansas City.
2. Boston Red Sox (3-6; Previous: 2) ? Beckett rues missing an unsuspecting Abreu, prepares for next start against Angels by whipping rocks at distracted baby ducks.
3. Chicago Cubs (5-4; Previous: 3) ? Experts consult book of curses and witchcraft, say best way to mollify dead angry goat probably isn't