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In fact it's more a book on the history of both the Devil Rays era and the Rays era in Tampa.
This is a regular occurrence and left me feeling like I was reading a series of articles, rather than a cohesive book.
If the business side of sports interests you, or you are a Rays fan, or like me both...you will enjoy this book!
It is a great read about strategy, making smart decisions, and finding value in overlooked areas. It has a little more history about how the rays becoming a franchise than I was... Read morePublished 3 months ago by John Taylor
This is a decent effort about a decent team, but will really only be interesting to Rays fans and now Dodfer dans, now that the Rays former GM is running the Dodger Front Office. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lee Fink
I could not get past the first few pages, and I love sports and the use of big data analytics in sports. In retrospect I wish I had borrowed from the library.Published 4 months ago by BB from Maine
I thought it would be too technical, but it was actually good story telling.Published 5 months ago by Joe
... Book arrived promptly, without problems, and as it was advertised. Thanks.Published 6 months ago by JT_Dutch
The Extra 2% is a story about the revival of the Tampa Bay Rays after an abysmal beginning to their life as a franchise in the MLB. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mark Stutzman
A wow for baseball fans. I just wish the owners of the Chicago Cubs would read this book and figure out how to implement it!!Published 6 months ago by C Frisco
I didn't know a lot about the Tampa Rays until reading this book. It's similar to Moneyball in how it outlines how a small market team is able to compete against teams have greater... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
If you like baseball lore and anecdotes, this isn't a book for you. But if you're interested in the struggle a MLB team goes through to survive, to compete with the biggest... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Marc Ranger