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Tampa Bay Rays News and Links: The Future (and Present) is Bright

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Rays farm system are all over another top 100 list, Brent Honeywell is on his way back for #Honeyday, and Snellzilla get his Cy

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays-Media Day Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Rays Links

Bright future: Rays land 6 prospects on Top 100 - Juan Toribio, MLB.com: No matter which list you read this offseason, the Rays farm system is incredibly well represented.

Honeywell on mend, excited about 2019 - Juan Toribio, MLB.com: One of those amazing prospects, Brent Honeywell, is recovering, focused, and confident as ever. I can’t wait for #Honeyday!

Snell honored for AL Cy Young at BBWAA dinner - Manny Randhawa, MLB.com: Blake Snell getting honored among the best in baseball at the Baseball Writers’ Association of America Awards Dinner.

Cy Young winner Blake Snell (that is still very fun to say) showing off the hardware.

Rays Minors Deals: RHP Casey Sadler - Mat Germain, Wander Rays: Mat has a great breakdown of an interesting spring training invite for the Rays.

Rays Tales: And the team’s first Hall of Famer will be ... - Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times

Around the League

Whit Merrifield and the Royals agree to a 4 year deal carrying through the final 4 years of team control (1 pre-Arb + 3 Arb years)

The Bill Ripken F*** Face card, 30 years later - Grant Brisbee, SBNation: A very fun and very Brisbee retrospective about a unique baseball card.

Masters of Some: The Rise of Superutility MLB Players - Ben Lindbergh, The Ringer: Lindbergh is always a tremendous read, and his look into the rise in prominence and importance of the Superutility player.