Monday, March 22, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, March 22, 2021 -- "Conundrums, and the Rays"

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"The Rays ran a bottom-five payroll, reached the World Series, traded two of their top starting pitchers, brought in almost no talent...and are one of the best teams in baseball again. Are they a problem to be solved, or a team producing outcomes that fans of 20 other teams wish they could root for?"