ESPN.com Page 2 columnist Jonah Keri recently answered several questions about the Tampa Bay Rays in an email exchange with Scout writer Tyler Hissey.
November 21, 2008
The Tampa Bay Rays have already surpassed last season's win total back on August 5th, and are currently three wins away from their first official winning season as they sit on top of the mighty AL East. The most impressive aspect of this franchise, however, is that it is built to succeed for years to come.
August 26, 2008
Mitch Talbot pitched six strong innings, Joel Guzman hit two home runs and Dan Johnson continued to produce as the Durham Bulls defeated the Louisville Bats, 4-3, on Monday night.
The Rays won another game on Tuesday but lost closer Troy Percival, who ended up on the 15-day disabled list because of his left hamstring strain.