The bad swing of fate

Updated: April 11, 2011, 12:00 PM ET
By Buster Olney

BOSTON -- In the broad universe of the Tampa Bay Rays, this will be a very good season. The upcoming draft is regarded by talent evaluators as the best in recent memory and the Rays will have nine of the first 59 picks, a staggering haul of players to be added to the likes of David Price and Jeremy Hellickson and what is already regarded as a strong core of prospects.