01. Players

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    February 22, 2016 at 11:11 am 2 comments

    The Rays’ first full workout isn’t until Friday, but 61 of the 64 players have already reported. The only players still missing are Evan Longoria, Desmond Jennings, and infielder Juniel Querecuto. Two players who did not report early — or perhaps early enough — were pitchers Jacob Faria and Blake Snell, who […]

     
  • Anonymous MLB executives are not impressed with the Rays’ off-season moves

    Anonymous MLB executives are not impressed with the Rays’ off-season moves

    February 18, 2016 at 1:54 pm 4 comments

    With the Rays announcing the signing of reliever Ryan Webb and with spring training now underway, we now have a pretty good idea what the roster is going to look like on Opening Day and some MLB executives are not impressed. Jayson Stark of ESPN has published his annual “Best […]

     
  • David Price wearing Red Sox gear is not pleasant

    David Price wearing Red Sox gear is not pleasant

    February 17, 2016 at 9:44 am 3 comments

    David Price signed a 7-year, $217 million contract with the Red Sox this offseason, so we knew this day was coming. Still, it is unsettling to see Price in Red Sox gear. David Price heads out to the field. pic.twitter.com/Q5YYydha7c — Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) February 17, 2016 Likes(0)Dislikes(1)

     
  • Chris Archer’s hair is taking on a life of its own

    Chris Archer’s hair is taking on a life of its own

    January 11, 2016 at 11:32 am 2 comments

    Chris Archer did not cut his hair all season. It appears that the practice has continued into the off-season. Live NOW on @MLBNetwork: the one and only @ChrisArcher42. pic.twitter.com/YfUx3tc2ja — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) January 11, 2016 At this rate, Likes(0)Dislikes(1)

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    January 4, 2016 at 11:17 am 0 comments

    Here are a few links to start the week… Evan Longoria got married. [TBO.com] A recap of the past year in the Rays’ search for a new stadium. Basically nothing happened. Oh yay. [Shadow of the Stadium] One of the prospects received in the Wil Myers trade is listed as one […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    December 18, 2015 at 9:39 am 1 comment

    Here are a few odds and ends to get the day started… It doesn’t sound like anything more than standard off-season discussions at this point, but Ken Rosenthal says the Rockies and Rays have discussed a potential trade that would send an outfielder (likely a prospect) to the Rays for […]

     
  • Rays appear ready to make more trades, but may have to wait

    Rays appear ready to make more trades, but may have to wait

    December 15, 2015 at 9:43 am 1 comment

    The Rays have already made three trades this off-season and rumors abound that they are willing to make more. But despite that eagerness to make another blockbuster deal, the Rays may have to wait. The latest rumors suggest the Rays are willing to move relievers Jake McGee and/or Brad Boxberger, […]

     
  • Rays may be close to trading Jake McGee

    Rays may be close to trading Jake McGee

    December 12, 2015 at 12:02 pm 9 comments

    Jake McGee has been a constant name mentioned in Rays’ trade discussions this offseason and now there is a report that suggests the team could be close to trading their dominating co-closer. According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, trade talks involving McGee have “intensified” in recent days. “Sources: Rays […]

     
  • Kevin Cash at the Winter Meetings.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    December 11, 2015 at 11:18 am 0 comments

    Let’s get caught up on a few odds and ends. The Rays lost Tyler Goeddel in the Rule 5 Draft as he was taken with the first pick by the Philadelphia Phillies. Goeddel, who was a first-round pick in the 2011 draft, is a third baseman-turned-outfielder who has a solid all-around game, […]

     
  • Ben Zobrist to rejoin Joe Maddon with the Chicago Cubs

    Ben Zobrist to rejoin Joe Maddon with the Chicago Cubs

    December 9, 2015 at 12:22 pm 3 comments

    Another former Rays player just cashed-in big time. This time it was Ben Zobrist, who has agreed to a 4-year, $56 million contract with the Chicago Cubs, according to Ken Rosenthal, reuniting the utility player with his former manager on the Rays, Joe Maddon. Zobrist was reportedly choosing between two […]