Tampa Bay Rays Rays Colored Glasses 2019 season preview roundtable

By Rylan Stiles
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How many games will the Tampa Bay Rays win in 2019? Will that win total be enough for a playoff spot?

Rylan Stiles (@Rylan_Stiles): I think the Tampa Bay Rays will win 93 games this season even in an extremely tough division, and they absolutely will capture the second wild card spot.

Patrick Davenport (@OfficialPatDav): I think it would be a massive disappointment if they didn’t finish with more than their 2018 total of 90. I’m going to say 95 which will put them in second place in the division behind the Yankees and earn themselves the #1 wildcard seed for the playoffs.

Chloe Stowe (@Chloeontherocks): 91. Sadly, no.

Austin Reimann (@Reimann_Austin): 95 wins. With a full season of Pham, Morton, Zunino, Garcia, and Diaz, Adames, Meadows, and Robertson, I don’t see how this team doesn’t build upon the 90 wins they had 2018. It will absolutely be enough to make it to the playoffs. The question is whether or not they will be playing host to a Divisional Series or Wildcard game, or instead traveling to Fenway or New York for a one game play-in…

And there you have it, the Rays Colored Glasses Tampa Bay Rays season preview roundtable!

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