Never have I seen where a young player does well does he get the last place on the bench. Especially, a team in the cellar, one that is supposed to be comitted to a youth movement. But, this is the Rays brain trust.
"It's not fair to them, but it's not fair to me," Gomes said. "There are not too many professional baseball players who haven't played in 12 days in the month of May. It's not a fair situation for them nor I. No one really comes out on top. ... This is the season right now and I have to go down to Triple A and I haven't seen live pitching in 12 days.