Rays’ Ruggiano More Mature This Time Around
he news wasn't any better, but at least Justin Ruggiano knew how to take it this time. And, more than the torrid numbers he posted this spring, that might have been the most significant sign of the progress he's made. Ruggiano knew coming into spring training there wasn't really anything he could do about his chances to make the Rays opening day roster, and even hitting close to .500 and playing excellent defense didn't change that. But before he headed back to Triple-A Durham for a fourth straight season, Ruggiano showed he also had matured.