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Tampa Bay Rays News and Links: Name five players on every team without looking

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As we noted yesterday, the Rays are off to a franchise record setting start. Jeff Passan of ESPN took this opportunity to deliver this backhanded compliment:

Although I’m sure Passan’s tongue was placed firmly in cheek, I will admit the jab got me a little worked up. Luckily some of my favorite voices chimed in.

Including the Rays own Jeff Sullivan:

As well as Statcast guru and Yandy Diaz pioneer Mike Petriello:

The Rays look to continue their best start in franchise history today, in yet another matinee on the South Side of Chicago. A win today would secure their fourth consecutive series win to start the season. Stay tuned for the recap from yours truly!

Also, this tweet made me chuckle:

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Finally, can you name five players on every team without looking? It’s harder than you think! I myself had a little trouble with the Tigers. Let us know in the comments!