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"The Rays will shine when balls are put in play against them. The projected starting outfield of Kevin Kiermaier, Manuel Margot, and Hunter Renfroe is easily the best defensive group in baseball. That’s two of the best center fielders in the game and a strong right fielder with a terrific arm. The Rays have toyed with five-man infield concepts in part because of the range Kiermaier and Margot have."