Tampa Bay
Rays
Stadium Tropicana Field
96-66 Overall | AL EAST 2nd
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Rays.2547692173.65
Schedule
Regular season
Wed  9/18
@
Dodgers
W / 118-7
Fri  9/20
vs
Red Sox
W / 115-4
Sat  9/21
vs
Red Sox
W / 115-4
Sun  9/22
vs
Red Sox
L4-7
Mon  9/23
vs
Red Sox
W7-4
Tue  9/24
vs
Yankees
W / 122-1
Wed  9/25
vs
Yankees
W4-0
Fri  9/27
@
Blue Jays
W6-2
Sat  9/28
@
Blue Jays
L1-4
Sun  9/29
@
Blue Jays
L3-8
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

They are one of 3 teams with 30/1, 3.2% odds to win the World Series. Their 1.4% chance is #10 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. In simulations, they win the AL 3.5% of the time and are not a good value at 15/1, 6.2%. They are projected to win 93 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 84.5. Their playoff chances stand at 49.1% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #6 in the AL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 138 games, their expected win percentage is 57% based on the money line odds. At 80-58 they are in line with these expectations. Money line backers would be down quite a bit (-153 units). They are not good against the spread (69-69) for a -495 loss. Their over-under record is 65-64 with 9 pushes. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Baltimore Orioles. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Their average run differential is +0.65 which ranks #7 in the AL, but their rank based on win percentage is #4. They are the #6 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats). This is the same ranking they have among home teams. They are trending down. Their average run differential in their past 13 games is -0.92 (#10 over this stretch).

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Thomas Pham who is projected to be the #18 outfielder the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
1 Adames, Willy SS6-020009/02/19952No College
21 Aguilar, Jesus 1B6-328506/30/19906No College
46 Alvarado, Jose RP6-224505/21/19953No College
70 Anderson, Nick RP6-519507/05/19901No College
53 Banda, Anthony RP6-219008/10/19933No College
68 Beeks, Jalen RP5-1120507/10/19932Arkansas
43 Brosseau, Michael 2B5-1018503/15/19940No College
63 Castillo, Diego RP6-324001/18/19942No College
72 Chirinos, Yonny SP6-223512/26/19932No College
26 Choi, Ji-Man 1B6-123005/19/19914No College
73 Davis, Johnny CF5-1018004/26/19901No College
87 De Leon, Jose RP6-122008/07/19923No College
2 Diaz, Yandy 3B6-218508/08/19913No College
47 Drake, Oliver RP6-421501/13/19875Navy
5 Duffy, Matt 3B6-217001/15/19915No College
44 Fairbanks, Peter RP6-621912/16/19931Missouri
24 Garcia, Avisail RF6-424006/12/19918No College
20 Glasnow, Tyler SP6-822008/23/19934No College
54 Heredia, Guillermo CF5-1018001/31/19914No College
39 Kiermaier, Kevin CF6-121504/22/19907No College
36 Kittredge, Andrew RP6-123503/17/19903Washington
8 Lowe, Brandon 2B5-1017507/06/19942Maryland
35 Lowe, Nate 1B6-423507/07/19951Mississippi State
49 McKay, Brendan SP6-2212No College
17 Meadows, Austin RF6-321005/03/19952No College
60 Milner, Hoby RP6-317501/13/19913Texas
50 Morton, Charlie SP6-523511/12/198312No College
15 Pagan, Emilio RP6-321005/07/19913No College
7 Perez, Michael C5-1018508/07/19922No College
29 Pham, Tommy LF6-121503/08/19886No College
38 Poche, Colin RP6-323501/17/19941No College
45 Pruitt, Austin RP5-1018008/31/19893Houston
34 Richards, Trevor SP6-219005/15/19932No College
28 Robertson, Daniel 3B5-1120003/22/19943No College
52 Roe, Chaz RP6-519010/09/19867No College
4 Snell, Blake SP6-420012/04/19924No College
9 Sogard, Eric 2B5-1018505/22/19869Arizona State
18 Wendle, Joey 2B6-119004/26/19904No College
48 Yarbrough, Ryan RP6-521012/31/19912No College
10 Zunino, Mike C6-222003/25/19917Florida
37 d'Arnaud, Travis C6-221102/10/19897No College