Rays Look To Past To Determine Present Assignments

When it comes to player development, the Rays are known for their patience. From Jeremy Hellickson to Jeff Niemann to Matt Moore, there are multiple example of Tampa Bay's preference to wait to promote a promising prospect. But that approach also carries over to spring training. Other teams may make a number of their roster decisions based on who has a good, or bad, spring training, but according to Rays farm director Mitch Lukevics, it doesn't carry much weight in the Rays' roster assignments.

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