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Offense was by far the Rays' biggest issue last season, but with some new acquisitions it looks like it should be better in 2013.
Tampa had atrocious offensive production from the DH and first base positions (Luke Scott and Carlos Pena), who combined for just 33 homers and 116 RBI while posting a wOBA of under .310 and a wRC+ of under 100.
Their production as the shortstop position wasn't much better either, as Sean Rodriguez and Elliot Johnson struggled throughout the year until Ben Zobrist took over the position later in the season.
Over the past couple of months the Rays have found players via both the trade and free agent market who will likely upgrade the lineup. James Loney—who's a career .282/.339/.419 hitter—will replace Carlos Pena at first, and Yunel Escobar—a career .282/.353/.390 hitter—will surely provide the Rays with an offensive boost at shortstop (barring injury).
The DH spot is still a hole in the lineup, but it could be filled in the final weeks of the offseason if the Rays decide to pick up an additional bat.