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They have added a second knuckle baller to their spring training invitees

Not this guy, although it is in the realm of possibility that he'll sign in the near future.
Not this guy, although it is in the realm of possibility that he'll sign in the near future.
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This Date in Team History!

In 2003, the Rays signed Travis Lee to a one year deal, after he was displaced  in Philadelphia by the Jim Thome signing. Lee would go on to enjoy the best season of his nine year career with Tampa Bay. At the end of the regular season, Lee had set career highs in average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, wRC+, and WAR as he slashed .275/.348/.459 with 19 home runs, good for 112 wRC+ and 3.4 WAR over 145 games.

Trivia Time!

The answer to yesterday's question was Sam Fuld, answered correctly by Dbullsfan

Wrong answers included Gabe Gross, Damian Rolls, Nathan Haynes, and Fernando Perez.

Prospect is more than an all-or-nothing power hitter. He also can run, legging out 36 doubles and stole 12 bases without being caught. Defensively, He brings the intangible of outstanding character as well. He’s smart and hard-working, and he has an advanced understanding of how to play the game. He can be a franchise centerpiece on and off the field."

Hint: he was the number one prospect in two different systems in consecutive years.

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There are 57 days until Opening Day!

That's the same number of runs scored by John Jaso during the 2010 season.

One of those runs scored on this 440 foot blast that led off a game.

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Links!

The Process Report continues their Player Card series with another Rays trade acquisition, Brad MIller.

The Rays a minor move late last night as they signed Jeff Howell and gave him an invite to spring training.

Grant Brisbee looked at the most underrated lineups, rotations, and bullpens in baseball with the Rays making an appearance.

- Fan Fest will be coming up on February 27th, here are some details on the event.

- This has been n unknown known for awhile now, but now it's confirmed, the Rays are interested in signing Tyler Clippard.