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The Rays are what we thought they were...not very good.

The Tampa Bay Rays have played 8 games and have played two of the best teams in baseball, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. 478 more words

MLB

A 4-Man Rotation? Can It Really Work?

Being a Red Sox fan, I watched all four games this weekend as they played the Rays. I was fascinated with the Rays because they are using a four-man rotation to start the season and relievers are throwing multiple innings. 420 more words

2018 Season

10 BOLD PREDICTIONS FOR THIS SEASON

What’s going to happen this season? Every season there are surprises: unexpected breakouts, sudden declines, contenders having terrible seasons, supposedly bad teams making the playoffs…. If I can brag a little, I made some good predictions in the past: I predicted the Chicago White Sox winning their division in 2005 when they were overlooked by the experts; Didi Gregorius’s power breakout when he was written off as ever being a power hitter; J.D. 876 more words

"MLB Central" Ready to Get Loose and Conversational in Its Fourth Season

MLB Central will feature a slightly different lineup in its fourth season on MLB Network. Robert Flores is replacing Matt Vasgersian alongside Mark DeRosa and Lauren Shehadi. 914 more words

Media

Top 10 Fantasy Bold Predictions- 2018

Here we go!

  1. Nicholas Castellanos has a breakout all-around season: Castellanos was a top high school draft bat in 2010 and became one of the best hitting prospects in baseball shooting through the minors into a full-time job at the major league level at just 22 years old.
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MLB

JD Martinez Drives in First Run as a Member of the #RedSox.

There's a good chance you'll see more of this in 2018. pic.twitter.com/RAfnR70GMO

— Red Sox (@RedSox) March 8, 2018

After making his Red Sox spring training debut on Wednesday, JD Martinez collected his first hit and first hit as a member of the Red Sox in his first at bat on Thursday.

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Rays Plan on Using Four-Man Rotation all Season

Back in the early days of baseball, it was not uncommon for teams to use a three or four-man starting rotation as pitching depth was at a premium and at the same time for starting pitchers to throw 300 hundred or more innings while making anywhere between 40-45 starts. 330 more words

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