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DRaysBay Oct 17, 2019
Looking ahead: Rays 2020 roster decisions

Looking ahead: Rays 2020 roster decisions

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Tampa Bay Rays are coming off a successful 96-win season, a Wild Card game win, and a respectable (if ultimately unsuccessful) bid to win the division series. With the season behind us, it’s time to take inventory of what the 2020 Rays could look like. The Rays are a very young team, so it’s not surprising that they don’t have many pending free agents. Travis d’Arnaud, Avisail Garcia, and Eric Sogard are scheduled to hit free agency. The Rays could, if they so desired, essentially bring the 2019 team back for 2020. Guaranteed Contracts The Rays...
DRaysBay Oct 2, 2019
Rays Roster Review: Platoon Players

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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports We continue our position player review The Starting Platoons Some players are good enough to be everyday starters in Major League Baseball, but aren’t always the best option on their own team. There’s no shame in a platoon. This Rays roster is deep with interchangeable parts, who might be the best option against the opposing pitcher on any given day. Here are those starter-caliber interchangeable parts, once more ranked by PA. RF Avisail Garcia - 530 PA, .282/.332/.464, 112 wRC+, 1.8 fWAR The Rays were in the market for a right-handed bat, and Rays fans...
DRaysBay Sep 26, 2019
View from the Catwalk: Everything is awesome

View from the Catwalk: Everything is awesome

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Everything is cool when you are part of a team The Tampa Bay Rays were victorious last night as Charlie Morton and the Rays bullpen dominated, shutting out the New York Yankees and yielding just one hit during the contest. Offensively, Joey Wendle (3) and Avisail Garcia (20) launched solo home runs for the Rays as part of the four runs scored for Tampa Bay. With the victory and a Cleveland defeat, the Rays now have a 1.5 game lead over the second Wild Card spot and sit a half game back of the Oakland Athletics with just three regular season games...

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