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Where the team has an identity crisis and they're saved by the crimedog!
In 2012, the Rays signed the pitcher formerly known as Fausto Carmona as they inked Roberto Hernandez to a one year deal. Hernandez was once a dominating groundball pitcher for the Indians, but faced some struggles on the mound, and then in 2012 he came into legal troubles due to his fake identity in which he had a fake name and age. With that, plus a sprained ankle, Hernandez missed most of the season.
With the Rays, Hernandez showed flashes of his prior dominance but couldn't harness that for a prolonged length of time. Overall, Hernandez was 6-13 with the Rays with a 4.89 ERA and a 4.63 FIP over 32 games (24 starts) and 151 innings pitched.
The answer to yesterday's question was Josh Phelps, answered first by jtmorgan
Wrong answers included Dioner Navarro, Kelly Shoppach, Evan Longoria, Wil Myers, and John Flaherty
Which Rays pitcher holds the team record for most hit batters in a season with 20?
There are 107 days until Opening Day!
That's the same number of times that Fred McGriff struck out during the 1999 season.
However, the archive is limited so here are two monstrous home runs from him during that season.
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