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After a collective sputter out of the gate, the Rays sit in the middle of the pack as a slightly above-average offensive club. Evan Longoria continues to lead the way but unlikely production from a first-base platoon, consisting of James … Continue reading
Jeff Niemann’s attempt to come back from an injury-plagued 2012 season has ended before throwing an official pitch in 2013.
When Roberto Hernandez beat Jeff Niemann out for a rotation spot I wrote this: Portraying the Hernandez-Niemann decision as a choice between upside maximization and risk minimization feels off. It implies Niemann’s beta is low, which is a stretch due … Continue reading
We’ve covered two of the controversial roster decisions made this spring in recent days. Let’s talk about a third today, one that seems overblown: Jamey Wright over Brandon Gomes.