How soon before Souza is ready for Rays?

by Gary Shelton on March 12, 2015 · 0 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Rays

Souza connects on his first home run of the spring/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Souza connects on his first home run of the spring/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Thursday, 11:42 a.m.

PORT CHARLOTTE

The bat is too young, too new.

It is fresh wood, recently polished. It hasn't had the hits that some of the others have had. It hasn't come through in the clutch. It hasn't driven enough runs home.

And yet, you cannot help but look at it and hope. There is something wonderful about its potential, about its possibilities. There is something to say about throwing it out there and seeing what it can do. There is

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