Sep 16, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria (3) talks with starting pitcher Alex Cobb (53) as they walk back to the dugout after he pitched the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers at Tropicana Field. Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Texas Rangers 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Between star third baseman Evan Longoria, topflight pitchers Alex Cobb and Chris Archer, and new manager Kevin Cash, the Tampa Bay Rays should be just fine in the leadership department in 2015. If the Rays’ leaders can help the team’s young players acclimate quickly to the major leagues, there could be much excitement in store for fans when the season begins.