Series Previews

A Q&A with Athletics Nation

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Get to know Tampa Bay West.

Q&A with Tom Dakers of Bluebird Banter

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Getting to know our new Canadian overlords.

Series preview: Red Sox at Rays

5

The Battle for the Bottom

Seattle Mariners series preview

7

The reeling Rays go West.

Series preview: Indians at Rays

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Two teams below .500, who also expected to be better than that, meet. The Indians are 6.5 back in their division, the Rays 4.5 back. A sweep in either direction could be quite devastating for...

A brief Orioles series preview

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The Rays have returned home, after what was certainly a hell week and taking four of six from division rivals. This week they get to play three more against who is now leading the division:...

A brief Yankees series preview

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I don't have time for all of Ian's shenanigans and fancy charts about how the Rays compare. I have a job and a weekend coming up, and I want to go exercise some. Here's what you need to know. The...

Series preview: Rays at Red Sox

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Time to flip the switch (or maybe hit the ball hard and then flip the bat).

Series preview: Rays at White Sox

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After another chance to take on the Midwest.

Pitcher preview: Mike Pelfrey

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Another big groundball specialist.

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Pitcher preview: Kyle Gibson

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A groundball machine.

Series Preview: Twins at Rays

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Joe Mauer comes to town.

Pitcher preview: Dan Wheeler with ground balls

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(Hiroki Kuroda)

Pitcher preview: CC Sabathia

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When does he lose "ace" status?

Pitcher preview: Johnny Cueto

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Good pitcher, good hair.

Series Preview: Rays at Reds

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Votto we 'gonna do in game three?

Pitcher preview: Jeremy Guthrie

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Is calling a righty "crafty" like calling a non-Caucasion "scrappy?"

Pitcher profile: Yordano Ventura

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An impact arm.

Pitcher preview: Jason Vargas

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A changeup with untapped potential.

Royals series preview: Missing Shields

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Also missing Elliot Johnson.

Rangers series preview: starters 4, 5++, & Darvish

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An exercise in projecting without data.

Toronto Blue Jays series preview

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The Jays are a dangerous offensive team. Can the Rays superior pitching hold Bautista and Co. in check?

ALDS Game 4 Lineups and Projections

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Here are the announced Rays and Red Sox lineups and how they should be expected to perform versus the starting pitchers.

Pitcher Preview: Clay Buchholz

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He'll cut you.

ALDS Game 2 Lineups and Projections

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Delmon Delmon Young, y'all

ALDS Game 1 Lineups and Projections

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Here are the announced Rays and Red Sox lineups and how they should be expected to perform versus the starting pitchers. The wOBA projections are regressed platoon splits calculated using ZiPS RoS...

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