Crusher Casali hits 2 more HRs to pace Rays

July 29, 2015 general

Wednesday, 12:15 a.m. When he is old, when his hair is gray and his knees ache from all those days behind the plate, when baseball has defined him as only pro sports can, he will look back on this week. And Curt Casali will smile. His grandchildren will surround him, and they will beg for […]

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Cabrera would feel more comfortable at shortstop

March 17, 2015 general

CLEARWATER When it was time to take the field, he jogged toward the familiar neighborhood. Of course he did. Where else would Asdrubal Cabrera go? He is a shortstop. He feels at home there, nestled between second and third the way he has often been. He likes the action. He likes the responsibility.  He likes […]

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Ask the Expert: Doug Waechter

February 25, 2015 general

Wednesday, 6 a.m. Doug Waechter spent four of his major league seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays, his hometown team. Over his time in the bigs, Waechter won 18 games. In his first start at Tropicana Field, Waechter threw a two-hit shutout against Seattle. He joins weekly to answer your questions about major league […]

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