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2014 Meet the Rays

Desmond Jennings calls it "ridiculous.'' Grant Balfour refers to it as "a bird's nest.'' To Jeremy Hellickson, it's "sick.'' What are they talking about? Why, Wil Myers' hair, of course. Whether you agree with David Price, who simply says, "blah,'' or Ryan Hanigan, who wants to see even more flow from what he calls "a good salad,'' you're going to enjoy watching Myers' teammates describe his 'do. If you like this, watch the rest of our "Meet the Rays" videos to find out more about your favorite Rays players and manager Joe Maddon.

 

    1. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Chris Archer

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      Which books have had the biggest impact on Chris Archer? Is he a better singer or a dancer? What does he like most about speaking to children's groups? If he could be on any reality show, which would it be? Get to know the Rays pitcher in his Meet the Rays video.

    2. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Grant Balfour

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      What did Grant Balfour dream of becoming as a boy growing up in Australia? What did he think of the reaction to his black truck during spring training? Why is the Rays' closer so emotional on the mound? What did he think of the Balfour Rage sensation in Oakland? Watch our video profile to find out the answers to these …

    3. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Alex Cobb

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      Was Alex Cobb more nervous starting the playoff game last season in Cleveland or proposing to his fiancee? What inspired his dolphin-assisted proposal at Discovery Cove? Had the former high school quarterback chosen to pursue a career in the NFL, which signalcaller would he most closely resemble? Learn the answers to …

    4. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Ryan Hanigan

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      Who is Ryan Hanigan's favorite philosopher and why? How does the Boston native feel about playing at Fenway Park -- for the visiting team? How did the Rays catcher, whose Australian Shepherd won a Best of Breed ribbon from Westminster, get involved with dog shows? Watch our video profile of one of the Rays' most recent …

    5. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Jeremy Hellickson

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      What's the coolest thing about Jeremy Hellickson's native Iowa? Besides the temperature, we mean. Hellickson claims he can sing; will he show us? Is there any truth to the rumor that he plans to give away his dog, Jeter, to Derek Jeter when the Yankees shortstop visits Tropicana Field for this final time this season? …

    6. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings

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      What is the best meal Desmond Jennings' mother can make? Has the former high school football star ever thought about playing in the NFL? Will he show us his cabbage patch dance? Get to know the Rays outfielder in this Meet the Rays video.

    7. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Joyce

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      Why does Matt Joyce do everything righthanded but bat lefthanded? What is it like for the Tampa native to play for his hometown Rays? What is his go-to-dance move? Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the Rays outfielder in this fun video profile.

    8. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' James Loney

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      How has fatherhood changed James Loney? What's the deal with his clubhouse saxophone exploits? Who is the biggest celebrity the former Los Angeles Dodger met in Hollywood? There's a lot you don't know about the Rays first baseman. Watch our vide profile and get up-to-speed.

    9. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria

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      How has having a daughter changed Evan Longoria? What is the best thing about fatherhood? How good is he at ping pong? What was it like for him to interview the cast members of the movie, Anchorman 2? Watch our Meet the Rays video and get to know the All-Star third baseman a little bit better.

    10. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Joe Maddon

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      What does Joe Maddon like most about the RV lifestyle? What does he think of being the subject of so many team giveaways -- glasses, a gnome, now a Mr. Potato Head? How does he do answering questions so early in the morning? Watch our video profile of the Rays skipper and find out.

    11. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Moore

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      What was it like for Matt Moore to grow up as an Air Force brat? Was hot yoga really part of his offseason workout routine? And if so, why, exactly? Does he have a go-to karaoke song? Will he share it? Learn the answers to these questions and more by watching our video profile of the Rays pitcher.

    12. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Wil Myers

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      How did Wil Myers fare against teammate Evan Longoria in ping pong? What does Myers think about manager Joe Maddon's nicknames for him? Why so much fuss about his hair? Besides bashing baseballs, does Myers have any other skills? Get to know the Rays outfielder in our Meet the Rays video.

    13. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' David Price

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      Which teammates crash David Price's video shoot? How does the Rays' ace feel about his dog, Astro, being more popular than him? How would Price, who once warmed up in the bullpen wearing a Vanderbilt football uniform, have done on the gridiron? Learn the answers to these questions and more in our video profile of the …

    14. Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist

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      What was the idea behind Ben and Julianna Zobrist's autobiography, Double Play? Has the versatile Zobrist ever forgotten which position to go to in the field? What's it like to watch his wife, a Christian pop singer, perform on stage? Get to know the Rays infielder/outfielder by watching our video profile.