How is Wade Townsend coming along? Is he still considered a prospect? He along with Niemann seem to always be hurt. It would be nice if they could spend an injury free year to see what they can contribute.
With Aybar's problem, i'm all for giving Joel Guzman some significant at bats this season. Today rotoworld still had him as the Rays tenth best prospect, capable of 30 to 40 HR years at the major league level. It seems like he is seldom mentioned as an option anywhere..
I really hope the Rays are kidding with DeFelice as a back up catcher. I would have loved to see them add Johnny Estrada or Rod Barajas, in case Navarro can't cut it.
Finally, my "keys" to the season are Rocco Baldelli (needs to get 500 ABS), Edwin Jackson (needs to pitch as he did in the second half, and Jhonny Gomes (return to his 2005 season)