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Talking Relationships Between The Mound And The Plate

It was a fantastic week for the Rays out west, and Steve Carney gets into all the things the team has improved while playing on Pacific time.  He’s also joined by Mike Zunino who talks about the process of developing a relationship and rapport with pitchers on a staff, and how it changes when you’re a young catcher to being a more experienced backstop.

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Steve Carney is the founder and publisher of St. Pete Nine. One of the people most associated with baseball coverage in Tampa Bay, he spent 13 seasons covering the Rays for flagship radio station WDAE, first as producer of Rays Radio broadcasts, then as beat reporter beginning in 2011. He likes new analytics and aged bourbon, and is the owner of one of the ugliest knuckleballs ever witnessed by baseball scouts.

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