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The Molina era in Tampa Bay may not be over with after all.
by Steve Carney / 620 WDAE
The Tampa Bay Rays have not made a move in free agency yet, but Buster Olney of ESPN says that could change very soon.
Brace yourselves, Rays fans...
Tampa Bay Rays making progress in effort to retain Jose Molina. Could be a two-year deal.— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 21, 2013
Molina spent the last two seasons in Tampa Bay after twelve seasons with the Cubs, Angels, Yankees, and Blue Jays. The 38-year-old has averaged 100 games played in his two years with the Rays after having played more than 78 games in a season just once his his first twelve years in the bigs.
In 201 games since the start of the 2012 season, Molina has hit .228 / .288 / .328 with ten home runs and 50 RBI.