With Nick Anderson down, who’s up?

Per Marc Topkin, Nick Anderson was diagnosed with a partial tear of an elbow ligament and is out past the All-Star break.  This will force the Rays to look for other options for high-leverage innings beyond Diego Castillo and Pete Fairbanks.  Shane McClanahan has showed off his high velocity and nasty slider in Port Charlotte. Continue reading “With Nick Anderson down, who’s up?”

2016 was my 2008: My Rays Story

When you think of the Tampa Bay Rays, you first think of that magical 2008 season. The Rays, a perennial cellar-dweller in the American League East, went worst-to-first, winning 97 games, the AL East crown, and eventually, the American League pennant. It was the start of a half-decade plus of sustained success, multiple playoff appearancesContinue reading “2016 was my 2008: My Rays Story”