The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe.
Red Sox 2, RAYS 1 (boxscore)
THE GOOD: Chris Archer Is Emotional
- Former Rays prospect Justin Ruggiano to Matt Joyce on playing for the Rays: “Whatever you do, don’t ever leave there.” That quote is from a cool piece by Bob Nightengale on Joe Maddon. [USA Today]
- The Rays have signed their second round pick, Riley Unroe. His signing bonus was “above slot” meaning the Rays paid more than Major League Baseball recommends for that spot in the draft. [MLBTR]
- Luke Scott is slumping…again. [TampaBay.com]
- The Lightning are part of the evolution of the NHL since the “Original Six” (which is a bit of a misnomer). [BI Sports]
- Who is making the decisions over at One Buc Place? [JoeBucsFan]
DOWN ON THE FARM…
DURHAM. No game scheduled
MONTGOMERY. No game scheduled
Tampa @ CHARLOTTE. postponed
BOWLING GREEN 11, Dayton 6. Blake Snell struck out 4 and allowed 2 runs (1 earned) in 5 innings…Justin O’Conner homered for the 3rd straight game and the 4th time in his last 5 games.