It’s safe to say that Austin Pruitt‘s start in the big leagues hasn’t been a cakewalk.
Every bullpen has the LOOGY to bring in and get the opposition’s lefty slugger in a key moment. The Rays do not have to use Xavier Cedeno in that manner because they have several righty relievers that are effective against lefties due to their respective changeups. What the pen lacked last year was the ROOGY […]
Kevin Cash stated early in the 2016 camp he wanted to “challenge some of our pitchers to extend themselves a bit from the pen…some guys that can give us 4+ outs.” In 2015, Cash utilized 17 different relief pitchers (excluding appearances by position players) and utilized four pitchers – Steve Geltz, Brad Boxberger, Brandon Gomes, […]
Despite their record the Rays have mostly looked like a .500 team this year. That’s not homerism, well maybe a little, but take out the stretch where their outfield consisted of two the dogs from the Cowboy Monkey Rodeo and a wad of gum filled with sunflower seeds and they’ve mostly played to that record […]