The Tampa Bay Rays won’t be the youngest of the world championship circuits this year – their defense of the 2020 MLS championship is over. At the 2021 MLB Playoffs, the Rays were unable to beat the league series against the Boston Red Sox, an Eastern American League competitor, They won eight matches in the division standings during the regular season. There are no excuses for losing to Wild Cards, although the particularly controversial decision in Game 3 certainly didn’t help the Tampa Bay affair before the tough Game 4 loss that ended the series.
Rays is one of the best managed franchises in the game, on the field at least, where you win regularly with low pay and a surprising or even confusing mix of players who challenge to be more than their sum. cutting. But now, with some stars in the making like Franco’s walk And Randy Arosarina Added to the mix, Tampa Bay could become an even more awesome team for years to come. David Schoenfield looks at Rays’ situation and answers three key questions as the club progresses into 2022 and beyond.