History is still very much being written for the Tampa Bay Rays. For a team that failed to win over 70 games for each of its first 11 years of existence, heroes and MVPs have been sparse. Of course, the success of the past four years has given the franchise reason to believe that there are individual players whose contributions are incredibly valuable to the team.
Using Wins Above Replacement (WAR), I was able to pinpoint the 10 most valuable (Devil) Rays of all time. Some of these players are not at all surprising. Others,however, may cause an eyebrow or two to raise.
From a wünderkind pitcher to a journeyman shortstop, here are the 10 most valuable Tampa Bay Rays players of all time.