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February 5 52 28 .650 ----
February 6 48 27 .640 1.5
January 31 46 33 .582 5.5
February 22 46 34 .575 6.0
February 1 44 34 .564 7.0
February 14 44 34 .564 7.0
"The strongest penalty in the CBA is that any team that exceeds its international bonus pool by 15 percent or more will pay a 100 percent tax on the overage and won't be able to sign a player for more than $250,000 during the 2013-14 signing period. Since July 2, the Rays already have spent more than $3.7 million (not counting players signed for $50,000 or less, since there are exemptions for those players), which is 28 percent beyond their international pool. . . . Going well beyond the bonus pool is a curious move, but the Rays did pull in a considerable amount of talent, including arguably the two best 16-year-old pitchers on the market. Given that their 90-win season last year will give them one of the lower bonus pools for the 2013-14 signing period, which many scouts believe is shaping up to be a down year for international talent, perhaps it will be a worthwhile gambit."
February 21 is not only in last place, they're 10 games out of 27th. This, despite the fact that they have Alan Trammell at shortstop
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