Tale Of The Tape: 2002 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Vs 2014 Tampa Bay Rays

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  • Record
    21-43 on June 13, 2002
    25-42 on June 13, 2014
  • Manager
    Hal McRae - 1 1/2 seasons as Devil Rays manager, went 111-196
    Joe Maddon - 9 seasons as Rays manager, currently 702-662
  • Team Batting Average
    .253 in 2002 - 11th out of 14 American League teams
    .242 currently in 2014- 13th out of 15 American League teams
  • Runs Scored
    673 total in 2002
    242 so far in 2014
RESULTS
2014 Rays are still the better team ... for now, but if this misery continues for the 2014 Rays, we may have to revisit this Tale of the Tape at the end of September!