Re: Tampa Bay may have sports writers worse than Cincinnati
Originally Posted by hebroncougar
At least the Tampa writers seem to be aware that their offense isn't what won them games. IMO, their MVP is their entire starting pitching staff, esp. when you consider the offenses they face in the AL East.
Really truth be told it was the trade that made Barrett a Ray that greatly helped put them over the top.
Garza was an important part, obviously. But acquiring Barrett allowed the Rays to completely realign their infield which dramatically impacted their defense.
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