Rays Top Offseason Priority: Consistent Offense
Despite superb ? and in some cases historic ? pitching, an inconsistent offense undermined the team's chances of returning to the playoffs.
The Rays won 12 of their final 14 games to finish with 90 wins, joining the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers as the only clubs with at least that many victories each of the past three seasons.
And while that's not too shabby, finishing third in the AL East and failing to earn their fourth postseason berth in five years was a major disappointment for a team that played as well as any contender down the stretch.
Source: Associated Press