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Tampa Bay Rays had the best defense in baseball, per Defensive Runs Saved

Tampa Bay Rays had the best defense in baseball, per Defensive Runs Saved

Even with significant time lost to injury, KK leads the way Heading into the season the Tampa Bay Rays wanted to get back to being a good defensive team. They signed Colby Rasmus to man left field. They re-signed Logan Morrison in part for his defense (compared to other free agent options).Peter Bourjos was picked up for cash considerations at the end of spring training. Their first trade in July was for Adeiny Hechavarria. The defensive metrics were fans of the Rays work. At the Fielding Bible via Baseball Info Solutions the Rays were the best team on the defensive side of the ball. Best...
DRaysBay Sep 28, 2017
Rays 9, Yankees 6: Do not go gently into that good night

Rays 9, Yankees 6: Do not go gently into that good night

When I saw today’s lineup I figured we were headed for another game in which the Rays offense was AWOL. Against the tough righty Sonny Gray, Logan Morrison and Kevin Kiermaier were resting. The outfield was Puello-Bourjos-Smith, not the trio you were imagining watching in late September. So of course the Rays hitters exploded. They batted around in a seven-run fifth inning. Cesar Puello and Peter Bourjos knocked in runs. The much-maligned and seldom used Trevor Plouffe even hit a pinch hit home run. In a 9-6 slugest that lasted three and a half hours we had a little bit of...

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