Tampa Bay Rays fans shoudl be gearing up for Opening Day tomorrow night under normal circumstances. Instead, we are left yearning for Yandy, longing for Lowe, pining for Poche, hankering for Hunter, and craving for Kiermaier.
Today we take stock of the top five players in career rWAR (Baseball-Reference). For those that aren’t familiar, Baseball-Reference and Fangraphs have different formulas to calculate WAR, so we went with Baseball-Reference.
5. Manuel Margot – 6.4
Manuel Margot is a defensive whiz with speed that kills. Over four seasons in the big leagues, he has an OPS+ of 87.