The PECOTA projection system forecasts the Tampa Bay Rays as the fifth best team in the American League, and third best team in the AL East.
40 days remain until pitchers and catchers report to camp, and all is quiet on the eastern front for the Tampa Bay Rays, at least for the moment.
All is quiet on the western front although that could change at the drop of the hat, thanks to Stu Sternberg’s rather amorphous edict to cut payroll to an unspecified level.
The 2017 Winter Meetings came to a conclusion Thursday morning with the Rule-5 Draft before heading back to sunny St. Petersburg.
The final full day of the Baseball Winter Meetings is in the books, and it had been the busiest yet…well, at least for some of the other ball clubs.