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Rays found the right mix to build

Rays pitchers (from left) Grant Balfour, Dan Wheeler, Chad Bradford, and Trever Miller share a light moment with strength and conditioning coach Kevin Barr at yesterday's workout. Rays pitchers (from left) Grant Balfour, Dan Wheeler, Chad Bradford, and Trever Miller share a light moment with strength and conditioning coach Kevin Barr at yesterday's workout. (Chris o'meara/Associated Press)
By Nick Cafardo
Globe Staff / October 10, 2008

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After 10 years of getting sand kicked in their face, of course the Tampa Bay Rays were going to turn it around, right? By drafting high in the first round every year, weren't they liable to find talented youngsters who eventually would become impact, All-Star-caliber players? (Full article: 1442 words)

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