01. Players

  • Aug 25, 2015; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Daniel Nava (7) at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    November 23, 2015 at 9:24 am 0 comments

    With the Rays needing to protect minor leaguers from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft, several players were added to the 40-man roster and several players lost their jobs. The Rays started by adding right-handed pitcher Chase Whitley off of waivers from the Yankees. Whitley started 16 games for the Yankees over the […]

     
  • Rays fans still support Joe Maddon after he wins Manager of the Year in first season with Cubs

    Rays fans still support Joe Maddon after he wins Manager of the Year in first season with Cubs

    November 19, 2015 at 12:27 pm 6 comments

    Joe Maddon was named National League Manager of the Year following his first season with the Chicago Cubs. Maddon received 18 of the 30 first-place votes, easily out-pacing Mike Matheny of the Cardinals and Terry Collins of the Mets, the two managers who also received first-place votes. This, of course, […]

     
  • Teams showing a lot of interest in trading for Jake McGee and Brad Boxberger

    Teams showing a lot of interest in trading for Jake McGee and Brad Boxberger

    November 12, 2015 at 2:57 pm 5 comments

    The Rays have to top-level relievers in Jake McGee and Brad Boxberger and a well-earned reputation for being able to build a bullpen from shopping at the salvage yard. So it makes sense that a lot of teams have inquired about the possibility of trading for one or the other. The […]

     
  • Kevin Kiermaier wins Gold Glove Award

    Kevin Kiermaier wins Gold Glove Award

    November 10, 2015 at 7:49 pm 0 comments

    Kevin Kiermaier won his first career Gold Glove Award on Tuesday night. Evan Longoria was also nominated at third base, but came up short as the award went to Manny Machado (of course). This makes it official. #OutlawGoldRush pic.twitter.com/MjAzZtkDGn — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) November 11, 2015 Kiermaier led all […]

     
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    Why the Nate Karns trade is already a huge (aesthetic) win for the Rays

    November 9, 2015 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

    Only time will tell if the Rays will in the big 6-player trade that included Nate Karns going to the Mariners in exchange for three players, including shortstop Brad Miller and 1B/DH Logan Morrison. But one thing is for certain, the trade is already a big win in terms of […]

     
  • Chris Archer attended the Bucs game, still has great hair

    Chris Archer attended the Bucs game, still has great hair

    November 9, 2015 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

    This is important. If you were worried that Chris Archer would trim his hair now that the season is over, you can now sleep easy. Archer was on the sideline for the Bucs game on Sunday, and his hair is still glorious. It is also very Chris Archerian to be wearing […]

     
  • Andrew Friedman to interview Dave Martinez for Dodgers’ managerial job

    Andrew Friedman to interview Dave Martinez for Dodgers’ managerial job

    November 7, 2015 at 2:53 pm 2 comments

    Dave Martinez will get another shot at his first managerial gig and he is getting that opportunity from a former boss, Andrew Friedman. Martinez will interview to be the next manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. “Davey Martinez will be interviewed for dodgers managerial […]

     
  • Peter Gammons thinks Brad Miller will be the Rays’ next Brad Miller

    Peter Gammons thinks Brad Miller will be the Rays’ next Brad Miller

    November 7, 2015 at 10:04 am 4 comments

      If you do the Twitter, you know that Peter Gammons occasionally says something mind-boggling. Usually it can be chalked up to an accidental spell-check or butt tweet. But this one is well, peak pgammo. He thinks the Rays’ trade for the Mariners can be big for the Rays, as […]

     
  • Trade with Mariners is bad news for Tim Beckham

    Trade with Mariners is bad news for Tim Beckham

    November 6, 2015 at 1:33 pm 6 comments

    With Asdrubal Cabrera now a free agent and unlikely to re-sign with the Rays, it looked like Tim Beckham might finally have a shot to win the shortstop job, something he was drafted to do when the Rays used the first pick of the draft on him seven years ago. […]

     
  • Rays trade Nate Karns and 2 others to Mariners for 3 players

    Rays trade Nate Karns and 2 others to Mariners for 3 players

    November 5, 2015 at 9:14 pm 18 comments

    The Rays have announced their first trade of the offseason, sending starting pitcher Nate Karns, relief pitcher CJ Riefenhauser, and outfield prospect Boog Powell to the Mariners for three players, including first baseman Logan Morrison, The Rays also received utility man Brad Miller and reliever Danny Farquhar. Miller has to […]