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Links from around the game, plus more in today's tank!

One of the few games, Hank Blalock donned a Rays uniform
One of the few games, Hank Blalock donned a Rays uniform
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Welcome to the Rays Tank!

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This date in Rays History!

Nothing notable involving the Rays

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Trivia Time!

The answer to yesterday's question was Hank Blalock, answered first by jtmorgan

Wrong answers included Melvin Upton Jr, Pat Burrell, Carl Crawford and Delmon Young

Today's prospect:

"[Prospect] may be the top hitting prospect in the minor leagues. Watching [Prospect] take batting practice can be reminiscent of a Mark McGwire show. He is adept at lining pitches down and away to right-center field, works counts like a leadoff hitter and adjusts his swing to different pitchers and situations. He has significantly improved his ability to get his hands through the hitting zone on plus inside fastballs."

Hint: was once one of the top two prospects in the game at the turn of the century.

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There are 97 days until Opening Day!

That's currently the same number of runs that Kevin Kiermaier has scored in his career.

Here's the first of which that came via his first home run.

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Links!

- At Rays Colored Glasses, they continued their ranking of the team's top 50 prospects with Daniel Robertson at #14 and Ryne Stanek at #24.

- Also at Rays Colored Glasses, they took a look back at what turned out to be a very quiet month of December.

- Major League veteran of 14 years (1981-1994), Dave Henderson passed away yesterday morning at the age of 57

Random Ray of the Day!

Original uniform petition.