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11-15
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1dScott Spratt

Forecasting MLB's best, worst fielders

Coming off a season in which he earned his second Gold Glove despite missing nearly two months to injury, Kevin Kiermaier is projected to lead the majors in defensive runs saved.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Close to landing in San Juan alongside Team Puerto Rico. Manager Edwin Rodríguez alongside Rays pitcher José de León.

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Kiermaier finalizes $53.5M deal with Rays

Defensive standout Kevin Kiermaier and the Tampa Bay Rays have finalized a six-year, $53.6 million contract extension that keeps the center fielder with the team through 2022.

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7d

Rays' Archer won't rejoin Team USA for WBC

Rays ace Chris Archer said he will not rejoin Team USA for the World Baseball Classic after being told that he would not pitch in the final round of the tournament.

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Pedro Gomez MLB 

New Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Jose De Leon, winning pitcher on Saturday for Puerto Rico, parties with fans after the game.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

El lanzador ganador por Puerto Rico, José de León, entra a las gradas a firmar autógrafos al terminar el partido.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

José de León has also joined the "rubio" team!

ESPN Stats and Information  

Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier ranks first among all players in defensive runs saved over the last 3 seasons with 81. He also ranks 3rd among outfielders in Wins Above Replacement in that span, trailing only Mike Trout and Mookie Berra.

Jim Bowden ESPN Baseball Analyst 

Tampa Bay Rays have agreed on a six-year contract extension with center fielder Kevin Kiermaier as confirmed by both sides and first reported by Marc Topkin from Tampa Bay Times.

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12dDavid Schoenfield

Make-or-break season ahead for Corey Dickerson

Dickerson showed his power can play outside Coors Field, but he didn't show he's a .300 hitter away from Colorado. The power alone isn't enough.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Rays SP Chris Archer has not allowed a hit in his four innings of work in the World Baseball Classic. Archer, Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman and Royals SP Danny Duffy have combined for 14 Ks, 0 walks and 0 runs in 12 2/3 innings for the United States.

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17dBradford Doolittle

Could Wilson Ramos be the next Daniel Murphy?

Ramos has a great exit velocity, but if he can make the proper swing adjustments to improve his launch angles, he could benefit from getting more balls into the air.

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Chris Archer talks about the importance of Team USA & the WBC: "It's a beautiful country of diversity & freedom"

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs67224th
Batting Average.24328th
On Base Percentage.30727th
Slugging Percentage.42613th
Earned Run Average4.2016th
Quality Starts74Tied-14th
WHIP1.3214th
BAA.25512th

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