Rays somehow remain in first despite loss

by Gary Shelton on May 26, 2015 · 0 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Rays

Logan Forsythe circles the bases after his run got the Rays on the boards//JEFFREY S. KING

Logan Forsythe circles the bases after his run got the Rays on the boards/JEFFREY S. KING

Monday, 11:55 a.m.

A few days ago, first place was the ultimate compliment to the Tampa Bay Rays.

Why, they were plucky. They were scrappy. They overachieved. They had great pitching and great defense and they found a way to score a few runs. All was good.

But lately, first place for the Rays is the ultimate indictment of the American League East.

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