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Tampa Bay Rays news and links: The market for Steve Pearce

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He’ll surely be going somewhere.

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Well, the Rays can finally cross this one off their bucket list.

You’d think an accomplishment like that —joining a club that every one else is already a part of—would make a manager happy. But it didn’t. Kevin Cash made that very clear when he said “"We're not good enough right now."

What does it mean to be “good enough?” Maybe it means more diving into the stands.

In the rehab report section of Topkin’s notes, Alex Cobb is set to start a new rehab assignment after halting his first one. Chase Whitey’s rehab continues on schedule, but Desmond Jennings was scratched from his start with neck stiffness.

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Okay, now we can get to what people actually care about.

Once I figured out that they didn’t wear green-and-purple uniforms anymore, I really felt like I had a feel for what the Rays were all about.

  • Prompted by the trade deadline, Trevor Strunk wonders if the MLB Players’ Association is representing and protecting the interests of minor leaguers.

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