Randy Arozarena focused on doing something special for Rays ... again

According to Rays manager Kevin Cash, "on any given night, he may be the most gifted player on the field." "He brings speed, athleticism, power, enthusiasm, and energy.

He is a very unique player for our team. He seems like the kind of athlete that baseball fans go to the stadium to see.

When September rolled along, Arozarena was just about to accomplish something noteworthy.

In 2020, he transitioned from alternate camp site workouts in Port Charlotte after an extended bout with COVID-19 to the Rays, and used his strong September showing (.288, 7 homers, 11 RBIs, 1.055 OPS in 21 games) as a platform to his record-smashing October.

His 20th home run of the season came in the final week, and he stole 20 bases on the penultimate day to record the fifth 20-20 season in Rays history. Last year, he put on a flurry towards the end (.305, 2 homers, 9 RBIs,.894 OPS over 23 games).

Then he won the American League Rookie of the Year award. Going into play Saturday with 18 homers and 27 steals, Arozarena has bigger goals in mind this year.

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