By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
JULY 5, 2002
GAME 84 - DEVIL RAYS AT ANGELS
ANAHEIM -- Everyone in the ballpark yelled with anticipation. Bases loaded, tie game, bottom of the 10th inning, David Eckstein at the plate.
Could he? Again?
No, the unlikely major league-leader in grand slams this season with three did not hit another. Instead, it was a broken...
The Tampa Bay Rays have a deep and talented pitching staff, which extends into their farm system. Of the bunch, Taylor Guerrieri has a chance to be as good as any.
A 20-year-old [as of tomorrow] right-hander, Guerrieri is the team’s top pitching prospect. Drafted 24th overall in 2011, he began his professional career this summer with short-season Hudson Valley and dominated the...
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