Worth noting

• Chris Gimenez is having a torrid spring. The Rays' catching hopeful went 2-for-3 on Friday to push his average to a team-leading .526.

• Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. will be at Charlotte Sports Park on Sunday to promote his new children's book, "Wild Pitch." Ripken is slated to throw out the first pitch for the Red Sox-Rays tilt and he will do a book signing for fans from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Fans will be able to purchase his book at the ballpark.

• The B-Street Band, a Bruce Springsteen tribute band formed in 1980 out of New Jersey, will perform pregame Sunday and Monday at Charlotte Sports Park. The performances will be free. Willie Forte (vocals/keyboard) is a childhood friend of Maddon.

• On March 23 following the Rays-Twins game at Charlotte Sports Park, fans will be able to join Rays players and broadcasters at a luau to benefit the following local community partners: Charlotte County Family YMCA, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast, Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity and Charlotte County Homeless Coalition. Tickets can be purchased at the Charlotte Sports Park box office or at raysbaseball.com/luau

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.