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The Tampa Bay Rays, whose offseason has rivaled that of the Marlins in terms of self-immolation, were dealt a blow yesterday that was not self-inflicted.

Top pitching prospect Brent Honeywell, who projects to be really good, got on the mound to throw some live batting practice at spring training. Get ready to read three sad tweets:

On the bright side, at least Rays fans will still get to root for Chris Archer until July.