Found October 02, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
We now bid adieu to the Rays, who were eliminated in game 160 this year after sneaking into the playoffs on game 162 last season. It was a typical Rays season, in that they contended all year without spending a lot of money while relying on cost-controlled players. If you're new here (which about 90% of our reader base is in comparison to last year), here's a brief explanation: after a team is eliminated from the playoffs, we're going to put their season under a microscope and look at just what the hell went wrong, what went right, and so on and so forth. The goal is to post these the day after a team is eliminated. What Went Right: Out of everything in this Rays season, you could argue that the biggest thing that went right was the starting rotation. The team used just eight starters all season, with four starters making 30 starts. David Price has the best season of his career and is a Cy Young candidate, while James Shields did what James Shields does. Rookie Matt ...
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