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Under The Orange Roof: Let’s Start Playing For Real

The Rays will begin the 2022 regular season later this week.  Steve Carney begins this week’s episode by discussing how Tampa Bay has appeared to dodge a big bullet regarding injuries in a shortened spring.  We also discuss which players unlikely to start the season in the big leagues have the best chance to contribute at some point this year, and what reasonable expectations should be regarding the start of the regular season.

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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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