The Tampa Bay Rays had to win on Saturday night. Trailing 1-0 in the American League Championship Series, they were faced with the possibility of heading to Fenway Park down two games to zilch, with one of the best starters in baseball, lefty Jon Lester, waiting to pitch in Game 3 for the Boston Red Sox.
October 12, 2008
The Tampa Bay Rays have enough talent to remain in the Wild Card without making a major move, writes Tyler Hissey. While Andrew Friedman and his staff will look to improve the Tampa Bay roster at the right price, the club is in position to sustain its success for the long term. Thus, a major deal seems unlikely.
July 18, 2008
Prompted by a few questions on the subject, I decided to do my own version of the AL East player debates. Solely focusing on the three best teams—record-wise at the midway point—in the American League East, here are my picks for the top players at each position among the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays.
June 30, 2008