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Season Preview 2012

Four Reasons Wil Myers will start the year in AAA

Contract status, batting, fielding, and necessity are all reasons why Wil Myers should not start the year at the major league level.

The Complete 2012 Rays Season Preview

2012 Season Preview: The Ides of April

2012 Season Preview: The Ides of April

Rays Season Preview 2012: Fernando Rodney

Rodney has not exactly been the model of excellence over the past four sesasons with an ERA of 4.46, FIP of 4.34, and xFIP of 4.47, all of which are below the league average over those four seasons. So what do the Rays see in him?

Rays Season Preview 2012: Matt Moore

Matt Moore is the most thrilling rookie on the Tampa Bay's roster since Evan Longoria -- but what should we expect from him?

Season Preview: The Catchers

Rays Season Preview 2012: B.J. Upton

Rays Season Preview 2012: B.J. Upton

2012 Season Previews: J.P. Howell & The Return Of The Dude

2012 Season Previews: J.P. Howell & The Return Of The Dude

2012 Season Previews: Kyle Farnsworth

2012 Season Previews: Kyle Farnsworth

2012 Season Previews: Jeff Keppinger And Elliot Johnson

Jeff Keppinger and Elliot Johnson may not exactly be platoon partners but we could see the two interchanging for each other during the season.

2012 Season Previews: David Price And James Shields

2012 Season Preview of David Price and James Shields.

2012 Season Previews: Evan Longoria

Evan Longoria hits well; he fields well; he runs well -- he is well.

2012 Season Previews: Desmond Jennings

What was the cause of Jennings' late season fade? An in-depth look at Jennings' development and his 2011 performance.

Rays Season Preview 2012: Jake McGee & Brandon Gomes

2012 Season Preview: Sean Rodriguez

Sean Rodriguez looking to seize upon an opportunity to prove that he can assume the everyday role as big league starting shortstop.

2012 Season Preview: Jeff Niemann

Jeff Niemann comes into the 2012 season actually having to fight to hold onto his spot in the starting rotation as the Rays have more starting pitching depth than at any other time in history of the organization. The former fourth overall draft pick has shown many things in his first three seasons as a starting pitching, but he has not shown much durability. What can be expected from NIemann in 2012?

Rays Season Preview 2012: The Luke Scott Shift

2012 Season Preview: Reid Brignac

Reid Brignac and the competition for the Rays 2012 shortstop.

Rays Season Preview 2012: Joel Peralta And Fastball Success

From 2010-2011 Peralta's wFB is +24 and his wFB/C is +2.47, good for the second best mark in all of baseball.

BABIPdeedo, I Do What I Want

Jeremy Hellickson and his BABIP have been all the rage in recent weeks. Here's more on the topic

Rays Season Preview 2012: Wade Davis, The Bullpen Is Calling

Rays Season Preview 2012: Matt Joyce And 161 PAs

Have 161 PAs unfairly doomed Joyce? Find out in this in-depth glance at Joyce's struggles put in perspective.

Rays Season Preview 2012: Carlos Pena

2012 Season Preview: Burke Badenhop - Rays Designated Worm Burner

2012 Season Preview: Burke Badenhop - Rays Designated Worm Burner

2012 Season Preview: Vogt Early, Vogt Often?

In 2010, Sean Rodriguez turned a great spring into a 25 man roster spot. In 2011, Casey Kotchman previewed his 2011 regular season with a red-hot March. Could Stephen Vogt be that guy in 2012?

DRaysBay's 2012 Season Preview Series

Josh Lueke's Case For A Bullpen Spot

The Hidden Value of Alex Torres

Alex Torres is a talented pitcher in an organization with a wealth of both starting pitching and relief pitching talent. Where can this prospect make an impact for the Rays in 2012?

Robinson Chirinos and Premature Judgement

Is Chirinos bad defensively? An in-depth look at the tricks that one year sample sizes can play on us regarding Chirinos.

Ben Zobrist: The Guy We Should Have Predicted

Ben Zobrist's break out was a surprise to many Rays fans, but it should not have been. Who else on the roster should not surprise us if they succeed in 2012?