•Proceeds from the sale of single-game tickets to the Rays-Twins Spring Training game on March 11 at Charlotte Sports Park will benefit the Rays Charlotte County community partners. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast, the Charlotte County Family YMCA, Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity and the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition will be the recipients.
• Joe Maddon had his 2014 40-foot Tiffin Phaeton recreational vehicle -- "Uncle Eddie" -- parked near the podium when he and Andrew Friedman addressed the media on Friday. The Rays manager plans to live in the RV for the duration of Spring Training.
• Jeremy Hellickson (right elbow), Hak-Ju Lee (left knee) and Tim Beckham (right knee) were all inside the clubhouse Friday. Hellickson is expected back in May, Lee should be ready to go by the time games get started, and Beckham's timetable is undetermined at this point.