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Under The Orange Roof: Don’t Fiddle With The Formula

The trade deadline has come and gone, and the Tampa Bay Rays didn’t make any splash plays immediately at the July 30 cutoff, but Steve Carney explains why he feels the front office has been ahead of the curve all year long when it comes to dealing for talent.

We also get into the weekend sweep of the Boston Red Sox that vaulted the Rays back into first place, and Steve and Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom discuss the former Rays executive’s role from a previous life that he thought would remain hidden forever.

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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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