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Today's tank doesn't include History, but there is Trivia and the Countdown.

Sean Burroughs did not have a good time with time with Tampa Bay
Sean Burroughs did not have a good time with time with Tampa Bay
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This date in Rays History!

Nothing.

National Pastime nor Baseball Reference have anything occurring for the Rays on this date. No birthdays, transactions, or historical moments, so bah humbug.

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Trivia Time

The answer to Thursday's question was Sean Burroughs, answered correctly by nomo.red.evil

Wrong answers were Wade Boggs, Casey Fossum, & Casey Kotchman

Today's prospect:

"[Prospect] has multiple tools that rate better than average. He controls the strike zone fairly well, taking his share of walks and putting himself in good hitter’s counts. He has a short swing and projects as at least a fringe-average hitter. He also has slightly above-average speed and is a smart baserunner who likes to steal bags.

Hint: was once a top 100 prospect and twice a top 10 prospect in his organization.

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DOWN TO DOUBLE DIGITS!

There are 99 days until Opening Day!

That's the same number of runs that Cesar Ramos allowed during his Rays tenure.

Zero of those runs came during this superb outing!

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Links!

- Jake McGee and Kevin Cash spent their holidays doing separate very charitable events as Cash and his family spent some time at a children's hospital and McGee and his wife presented foster children with gifts.

- The last time Greg Golson appeared in a major league game was when he attempted to chase a line drive off the bat of Evan Longoria that soared over a small wall in the left field corner of the Trop just a half inning after his baserunning blunder probably cost the Yankees Game 162. Now the outfielder is toiling away in Mexico with hopes of one day returning.

- The Nationals went out and solved their middle infield problem as they have reportedly signed NLCS hero, Daniel Murphy to a three year deal. Many around here had wanted the Rays to try and grab the second baseman.

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