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Chicago Cubs one win away from the world series, sad times in Toronto, and Ricky Vaughn to suit back up?

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Rays History:

On October 21st, 1996 the affiliation between the Durham Bulls and Tampa Bay Rays began as the Bulls were awarded a double level promotion to Triple-A at the beginning of the 1998 season. They have remained the Rays Triple-A team through the history of the Rays franchise culminating in several championships for Durham.


The answer to yesterday’s question was Jorge Cantu, answered correctly by

Wrong answers included Yunel Escobar and Aubrey Huff


Name the player based off his prospect excerpt from Baseball America

A righthanded hitter, he has a stiff, armoriented, uppercut swing that produces below-average bat speed. He knows the strike zone and can put the ball in play. While stocky, he's agile behind the plate, with soft hands and average arm strength. He shines on defense, leading the league by throwing out 38 percent of basestealers last year. He excels at calling games and running a pitching staff

Hint: He never was a top-10 guy, but did make his system’s top-30 five years in a row