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Ranking Tampa Bay Rays' Best All-Star Game Candidates

Who will represent the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game?

This question is a reflection of how the team has played so far this season both individually and collectively. 

Since 2008 the question surrounding the Rays' All-Star selections has been how many players the team would send. The franchise has sent at least two players to the Midsummer Classic each season since changing the name to the Rays.

 

Jamie Edmondson Announces Engagement to Evan Longoria with Adorable Pic

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but Jaime Edmondson only really needed a few to convey her tremendous news. She and Tampa Bay Rays star Evan Longoria are getting married. 

4 Questions Facing the Tampa Bay Rays in the Postseason

The Tampa Bay Rays have a tough road ahead.

After 162 games, the Rays finished the season tied with the Texas Rangers for the second Wild Card spot in the American League. A tiebreaker Game 163 was required to answer the question of whether the Rays would even make the postseason in 2013.

Monday night the Rays answered the question by defeating the Rangers 5-2.

The road will only get tougher for the team that has not been home since September 23.

MLB All-Star Voting 2013: Elite Stars Who Need a Late Push to Make the Cut

With the American League and National League All-Stars set to be announced on Saturday evening, there is plenty of speculation about who will and won't make the cut.

While the final voting tallies for starters have remained under wraps, it's not too difficult to predict who will make the teams through that manner.

Evan Longoria Injury: Updates on Rays Star's Foot

The Tampa Bay Rays may be receiving some unfortunate news soon—star third baseman Evan Longoria was pulled from Friday's home game against the Detroit Tigers. 

UPDATE: Friday, June 28, at 10:48 p.m. ET by Ian Hanford

Tampa Bay Times reporter Joe Smith provided an update on Longoria:

 

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Tampa Bay Rays: 5 Takeaways from the First Week of the Season

The 2013 MLB season is now in full swing, and the Rays haven't had very good start to their year. Tampa Bay stands at 3-4 after the first week of baseball, dropping a couple of tough games but showing some bright signs as well.

It's just the beginning of what should be an exciting year for this talented Rays team.

Here are five things I've taken away from the first seven games of the season.

Five Dark Horse Contenders for Major MLB Awards in 2013

Every year, there's at least one surprise when it's time to dole out the hardware. Last year, R.A. Dickey was the first knuckleballer to ever win the Cy Young, but he's not alone when it comes to the seemingly out-of-nowhere greatness that we see on podiums every fall.

2013 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 10 Third Basemen

The population of third basemen in Major League Baseball is talented and getting increasingly young, and with the promotion of Manny Machado and impending ascension of top prospects Anthony Rendon, Nick Castellanos and Mike Olt (if he stays at 3B), the position is getting deeper and becoming even younger.. 

MLB's 10 Injured Players Whose Return We Can't Wait to See

With several surprises and disappointments, the 2012 MLB season has been a compelling one to watch thus far. 

However, something that has made the game less fun to follow is the number of superstar players that have suffered significant injuries. Yes, sometimes new players can emerge when established veterans go on the disabled list. Look at Bryce Harper with the Nationals or Freddy Galvis for the Phillies. (Unfortunately, Galvis has joined the ranks of the injured.) 

Why the Nationals Should Lock Up Strasburg, Harper to Long-Term Deals NOW

Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper are the future of the Washington Nationals

Strasburg will be the ace of a formidable starting rotation for years to come, and Bryce Harper will anchor the outfield and the lineup with his five-tool talent. The future is in good hands. 

Here are seven reasons why the Washington Nationals need to quickly sign both players to long-term contracts to ensure the successful future of the franchise.

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