The Rays beat the Astros last night to secure a series win. Next they host the .500 Pittsburgh Pirates for a three game series.
Alex Torres is the first pitcher to wear the new protective caps.
This was from a few days ago, but I just read it, and anything from MGL is a must read. He examines what mid-season performance can tell us about a player beyond the mid-season projection systems. Here's hitters and pitchers.
The strange results of the new plate-blocking rule.
Analysis of yesterday's deflation.