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Season Preview 2019

Breaking down the 2019 Rays offseason

Here’s everything you need to know about the Rays 2019 offseason

Tampa Bay Rays most underrated move of the offseason

The Rays locked up the biggest hole on the 2019 roster early in the off-season, and the deal deserves a second look.

Rays reveal Opening Day starters for 2019

There is a surprise!

Rays set 25 man roster for Opening Day

Adam Kolarek has made the club.

Guillermo Heredia is here

The Cuban outfielder is the 25th man. But for how long?

Mike Zunino is the catcher you’ve been waiting for

The Rays starting backstop is poised to surprise some folks in 2019.

It’s Sink or Swim for Matt Duffy

New year, same story: Health is the big question.

With several plus pitches, Hunter Wood could become a dominant reliever

His debut season was inconsistent. Can he find his "groove" in 2019?

Adam Kolarek is a puzzle

Will his unusual repertoire play in the majors? We have questions.

Tommy Pham is a dark-horse MVP candidate for 2019

In the words of JP: "It could happen."

Who should the Rays target next for a contract extension?

The team should lock down the next generation of All-Stars now.

2019 Contingency Plans for Centerfield

What are the plans if Kevin Kiermaier misses significant time?

Avisail Garcia is a perfect hedge for 2019

Whether he shares right field with Austin Meadows, earns more playing time, or falls apart, Avisail Garcia is the right bet for the Rays in 2019.

Dreaming on Michael Perez and Nick Ciuffo

Everybody loves the backup quarterback.

Emilio Pagan might be something special

If only the HR’s would subside.

2019 Tampa Bay Rays preview: Joey Wendle is (still) good

The unheralded "stopgap" grabbed second base by the throat and Tampa Bay fans by the heartstrings.

Chaz Roe’s 2018 was a wipeout success

And other slider related puns

Yandy Diaz is a mystery the Rays think they can solve

But if they don’t, it’s fine.

2018 surprise Brandon Lowe can hit at any level

Lowe’s rapid rise through the minors brings excitement for what could be next

Rays Roundtable: 2019 bold predictions we actually believe

This one is all positive, so get your homer caps on

Ryan Yarbrough: King of the bulk guys

Yarbrough was a super-utility pitcher in 2018

Faria from home

He has 2018 totally in the rear view

Tampa Bay Rays Season Preview: Uncle Charlie has reported for duty

Charlie Morton brings his elite curve and mid-90s fastball to the 2019 Rays

Tampa Bay Rays season preview: The time is (Glas)now

Ji-Man and the Masters of Right-Handed Pitchers

The Rays added an under-the-radar impact bat in 2018; Choi will play a key role in the 2019 lineup

This is Daniel Robertson’s time

A man with skill, but no set position

The 90-win Rays are stacked with ambiguity

A closer look at the projected 2019 roster shows nothing is guaranteed.

The Future Arms Race: Previewing the Rays injured starting pitchers

Despite a setback in 2018, the Rays’ young arms are looking to come back stronger

Who is Yonny? Chirinos looks to contribute, perhaps as “bulk guy”

Yonny Chirinos was a surprise when he made the team out of Spring Training last year. Does he have what it takes to improve on an inconsistent rookie campaign?

Jalen Beeks could be a key arm for the 2019 Tampa Bay Rays. Or not.

Time for some Remedial Beeks Theory

Dear Kevin Kiermaier: don’t slow down!

Yes, his daring style creates injury risks, but KK needs to go all out to create that magic in center field.

Ryne Stanek is the best 2018 breakout story no one is talking about

The reliever-turned-opener showed that he belongs in the big leagues and in important roles