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Six years ago, the Rays made a trade that added to the Aubrey Huff frequent sting felt by the fanbase.

Just 124 days until opening day
Just 124 days until opening day
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Welcome to your Tuesday Tank!

Where the Rays acquire catchers and a finesse pitcher dominates

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December 1st in Rays History!

On this date in 2009, the Rays acquired Kelly Shoppach from the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named (Mitch Talbot). Shoppach spent the next seasons splitting time behind the dish with Dioner Navarro and John Jaso, while slashing .185/.285/.340 with 16 home runs over 150 games.

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Trivia Time!

The answer to yesterday's question, was Doug Waechter who threw the organization's first complete game no-hitter on August 10th, 2000 for the Hudson Valley Renegades

Onto today's trivia:

Can you name this Rays player based off an excerpt of his prospect report from Baseball America?

"(Player) throws bullets, with a fastball clocked as high as 99 mph. The pitch consistently sat in the 93-95 mph range, and managers rated it as the SAL’s best heater. He has the makings of a plus curveball. (Player) has a power pitcher’s body, with thick thighs and excellent size"

Hint:  Was named the team's 6th top prospect following the 2001 season

Answer will be revealed during tomorrow's tank!

If you have any suggestions for Trivia, feel free to contact me.

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There are 124 days until Opening Day!

That's the same number of strikeouts recorded by Andy Sonnanstine during the 2008 season.

Here's his dominating start against the White Sox!

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LINKS!

- The Marlins keep making the headlines as they are now seriously considering making Barry Bonds their hitting coach

- Johnny Cueto turned down a 5 year-$120 million offer from the Diamondbacks

- According to Topkin's sources, the Rays are determined to trade Boxberger

- Today is the deadline to offer arbitration to eligible players with the Rays having a few candidates up for non-tendering.

- If you haven't already, please sign our petition to help bring back the team's original jerseys for a game in 2016

Random Ray of the Day!

- Need a baseball fix? Check out this game from 2007