Does the Rays future look like Mahtook, Beckham?

by Gary Shelton on September 18, 2015 · 0 comments

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Glimpse of the future? Mahtook was 5 for 5 with 2 doubles./ANDREW J. KRAMER

Glimpse of the future? Mahtook was 5 for 5 with 2 doubles./ANDREW J. KRAMER

Friday, 11:50 p.m.

Squint, and see you can see him as a corner outfielder for, oh, another decade or so.

Imagine, and you envision seeing him as a middle-of-the-order hitter that will make seasons much better than this one.

Beckham reacts after putting the Rays on the board with a 2-run home run in the 2nd./ANDREW J. KRAMER

Beckham reacts after putting the Rays on the board with a 2-run home run in the 2nd./ANDREW J. KRAMER

Yeah, let your fantasies run wild, and you can imagine Mikie Mahtook being a very big thing for the Tampa Bay Rays.

Mahtook became only the eighth player in Rays history to get five hits in a game, going 5-for-5 in an 8-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Yeah, today is pretty much finished for the Rays, who are still five games

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