Strike up the band! Souza leads Rays to second win

by Gary Shelton on April 7, 2016 · 1 comment

in general, Tampa Bay Rays

Thursday, 6 a.m.

Souza had his finest day in a Rays' uniform./TRAVIS PENDERGRASS

Souza had his finest day in a Rays' uniform./TRAVIS PENDERGRASS

Steven Souza didn't have a chance. His accomplishments were never going to match the expectations.

He was supposed to be instant impact, right? He was supposed be better than Wil Myers. He was supposed to be a budding star. Never was he supposed to be just another rookie.

Frankly, the Rays needed Souza. There was so much sameness in the batting order. He was the one guy who had real promise with his tools.

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Cecil DeBald April 7, 2016 at 8:42 am

We’re showing a bit of grit at the bat, and that’s with 3/4 of our new bats not yet hitting their stride. Long, long season, we’ll see how it plays out with the bats, the arms, the defense, but feeling ok at this point! Go Rays! Oh, and I think Cash is 3 for 4 on challenges, that’s quite the improvement from .047 last year!

Cecil

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