PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- One of the five best teams in baseball trains right here in exotic Port Charlotte, the home of wild boars and Rick Treworgy's Muscle Car City. And it isn't the Port Charlotte Stone Crabs, either.
It's those top-secret Tampa Bay Rays, of course. And mark this down: They're the best team in baseball nobody is talking about.
Why should the rest of the AL East, if not the whole American League, be fearing this team? Here's why: