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Tampa Bay Rays news and links: The Rays are Road Warriors

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Thanks in part to a 10-2 mark on the road, the Rays own baseball’s best record at 19-9

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‘It’s still April,’ they’ll say. ‘It’s still too early to tell,’ they’ll say.

That’s usually the response you get when you point out the fact that the Tampa Bay Rays have the best record in Major League Baseball.

But as other hot starters (Mariners, Padres, Tigers, Pirates) have already begun to fade, the Rays have remained constant, and don’t appear to be going anywhere any time soon.

When is it finally too late to say it’s still early? After all, in one more day:

(I only hate myself a little bit for doing that)

Rays news and links

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It was the hardest hit ball of the game

He chatted about the experience with Rays on-field reporter Tricia Whitaker:

Other news and links

And old friend came up in the clutch, again: