Reveling in the Devil Rays

The baseball season began Tuesday morning in Tokyo -- and David Schoenfield decided to crawl out of bed to root against the Yankees.

Updated: March 30, 2004, 11:05 AM ET
By David Schoenfield | Page 2 Staff

Yes, I'd like some sushi with my coffee.

It's never too early to watch something other than spring training baseball, so I crawled out of bed at 5 a.m. to tune in the opening game of the season -- live from the Big Egg.

You may mock the affectionate name the Japanese have given the Tokyo Dome, but it's a lot more creative than "Toyota Ballpark in Crowded City."

I flip on ESPN2, expecting to hear Peter Gammons and Harold Reynolds providing commentary; but instead, I get ...

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