It’s hard to preach patience with an unproven Fantasy asset. That was the case with Brad Miller after his early struggles. Miller had a nice rookie year, which led to many buying into the hype for his second season. When things didn’t pan out, most owners cut bait, deciding to ride the hot hand.
Henderson Alvarez needed only 88 pitches to toss an eight-hitter for his third shutout this year, and the Miami Marlins beat Tampa Bay 1-0 Tuesday, sending the reeling Rays home after a winless eight-game trip.
Jose Lobaton hit a solo home run in the 10th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Sunday.
The Tampa Bay Rays’ Chris Archer threw a two-hitter for his second shutout in three starts, outpitching Ivan Nova and leading his team to a 1-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday.
James Loney hit a tiebreaking two-run single with two outs in the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 3-1 on Sunday.