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Tampa Bay Rays: New Sherriff of Port Charlotte, Yoshitomo Tsutsugo Debuts

Port Charlotte, FLA- The Tampa Bay Rays are projected to finish second to the Yankees in the AL East this season, but the Rays believe they have what it takes to hang with the juggernauts of the Northeast.

The Rays rolled out the former bulk pitcher of the opener strategy, and potential 2020 backend-of-the-rotation starter, LHP Ryan Yarbrough. The Yankees countered with RHP Jonathan Loaisiga.

The Rays started several of their regular players opting to go with the following lineup:


Tsutsugo received his first crack at major league pitching.