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Tampa Bay Rays News and Links: From Super Sam to the Mallex Effect

On the Anniversary of the origin of Super Sam Fuld, the Rays get a much needed win in front of dozens of Chicagoans

Tampa Bay Rays v Chicago White Sox Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

On April 9th, 2011, Sam Fuld gained superpowers and made this incredible bases load, full extension diving catch against the White Sox, in Chicago.

The Rays at the time were 1-7, and really struggling to put wins on the board to start the season.

Exactly 7 years later and it was again a diminutive, speedy, and absolutely impossible not to love RF that helped give the Rays a spark.

Super Sam to the Mallex Effect. Let’s hope the regular season story ends a similar way.


  • Alex Colome has had only stressful appearances on the season. After his last two chances at saves were blown, Colome got some redemption and notched his 86th save, now moving him to second most in team history:

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