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10 Possible Tampa Bay Rays Defensive Alignments Versus Lefties

By Robbie Knopf
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This lineup corrects for the issue of having all right-handed batters and acknowledges a pretty simple fact: Rivera is a better platoon bat than Forsythe. Especially if Wilson is starting at catcher no matter what, Loney’s improved defense and left-handedness may be enough to warrant starting him over Forsythe. Especially if Loney is hitting lefties decently anyway, the Rays could find themselves using this alignment a handful of times.