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  • Juan Francisco and Eugenio Velez

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 3, 2015 at 9:32 am 0 comments

    Here is the Rays’ TV broadcast schedule, which will include 150 games  on Sun Sports and three more on Fox Sports 1. That leaves nine games that will not be broadcast locally. Most of those are mid-week afternoon games or late-night west coast games. On a related note, I just […]

     
  • Steven Souza

    Rays have no ‘elite’ prospects according to minor league expert

    March 2, 2015 at 4:27 pm 1 comment

    John Sickels of the highly-respected Minor League Ball has released his annual list of the top 20 prospects in the Tampa Bay Rays farm system and a couple of things stand out. The first is that Sickels did not give any Rays prospects an A grade, his grade for elite […]

     
  • Yunel Escobar was upset when he was traded by the Rays

    Yunel Escobar was upset when he was traded by the Rays

    March 2, 2015 at 2:44 pm 8 comments

    In the past month and a half Yunel Escobar has been traded twice, has been forced to switch positions, and he wasn’t happy about any of it. Escobar was “upset” about being traded by the Rays to the Oakland A’s as part of the Ben Zobrist deal according to James […]

     
  • Evan Longoria, Alex Cobb, and Asdrubal Cabrera on Photo Day

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 2, 2015 at 8:49 am 2 comments

    Veteran relief pitcher Ronald Belisario is a non-roster invitee to Rays spring training camp and his chances of making the team just took a big hit when it was announced he has a broken bone in his non-throwing shoulder. But it is when Balisario broke his shoulder that will leave […]

     
  • Rays release former 1st-round pick who had been suspended 3 times

    Rays release former 1st-round pick who had been suspended 3 times

    February 27, 2015 at 3:58 pm 9 comments

    The Rays have released Josh Sale, the 17th pick of the 2010 MLB draft, according to multiple reports. Sale had been suspended three times by the Rays and played in just 224 games in the four seasons since being drafted. The first suspension came in 2012 when Sale was one […]

     
  • Evan Longoria ranked as the 51st best player in MLB

    Evan Longoria ranked as the 51st best player in MLB

    February 27, 2015 at 10:50 am 6 comments

    The MLB Network is working their way through their annual list of the top 100 players in Major League Baseball and even though the top 40 have yet to be revealed it seems safe to say that there won’t be any Rays among them and it appears that just two […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    February 27, 2015 at 9:22 am 2 comments

    Jake Odorizzi put on 17 pounds this off-season. his goal was 20 and he told Fox 13 Sports that it wasn’t easy. “It was hard, it wasn’t easy … It was a lot of eating. Sounds like it would be easy, but you get to a point where food doesn’t […]

     
  • Ben Zobrist in an Oakland A’s uniform is a jarring sight

    Ben Zobrist in an Oakland A’s uniform is a jarring sight

    February 25, 2015 at 4:49 pm 4 comments

    I hope you are sitting for this one because you really need to be sitting. And here is one more. Likes(0)Dislikes(2)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    February 25, 2015 at 10:55 am 4 comments

    The mayor of St. Pete and the Rays have reached a new agreement that would allow the Rays to look for new stadium sites in Hillsborough County. However, the mayor will not present the deal to the city council unless he feels it will be approved according to Charlie Frago […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    February 24, 2015 at 9:53 am 0 comments

    The Boston Red Sox have signed 19-year-old infielder Yoan Moncada. The international free agent will get a $31.5 million signing bonus. However, because the Red Sox went over their international bonus limit, the signing will actually cost them $63.0 million between the bonus and the tax. The signing impacts the […]