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Patience

Much was made last season about the Rays’ approach as they tended to work deep into counts that seemingly often resulted in a walk or a strikeout. After all, the club did lead the American League in both categories last … Continue reading

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Choose Your Lineup

Marc Topkin has a nice little tool over on The Heater to allow you to pick your lineup and compare it to his and then what the community did. I did mine assuming it was a right-handed pitcher on the … Continue reading

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One More Reason To Run

From the Giants’ blog Triples Alley The difference between the best and worst teams at making productive outs is approximately two wins.  The Giants were -13 runs below the average at hitting into double plays, tied with the Baltimore Orioles … Continue reading

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If You Read Only One Thing Today….

Make it this story by MLB.com Associate Reporter Adam Berry. In a Rays’ news cycle that has been dominated with Carl Crawford’s coinpurse, BJ Upton’s disappointments, and nobody bothering to analyze why James Shields and Matt Garza are struggling as … Continue reading

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Bottom Half Production

Much has been made about the Rays struggle to consistently produce runs and how the bottom half of the offense is particularly guilty in this area.  Travis and I wanted to check for ourselves to see where the Rays five … Continue reading

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Lineups, Lineups, Lineups

After yesterday’s offensive explosion, everyone has an opinion about how the Rays should construct their lineup tonight against the Red Sox. Joe Henderson from tbo.com weighs in with his thoughts, R.J. Anderson has his opinion,  while Jonah Keri really reconstructs … Continue reading

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