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  • Kate Upton rips Major League Baseball after 2 Rays writers leave Justin Verlander off their Cy Young ballots

    Kate Upton rips Major League Baseball after 2 Rays writers leave Justin Verlander off their Cy Young ballots

    November 16, 2016 at 8:56 pm 3 comments

    Kate Upton called for the firing of two Tampa Bay Rays media members after they left Justin Verlander off their ballots for the American League Cy Young Award. Despite Verlander receiving the most first-place votes in the 2016 American League Cy Young voting, he did not win the award. This […]

     
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    Tampa Bay Rays honor José Fernández with jersey in dugout

    September 27, 2016 at 9:19 am 0 comments

    After the death of José Fernández on Sunday, the Tampa Bay Rays honored the Miami Marlins pitcher by hanging a jersey in their dugout during Monday’s game in Chicago with his name and number on the back. Like other teams, the Rays used one of their own jerseys instead of a […]

     
  • Pregame ceremony to honor David Ortiz has been canceled

    Pregame ceremony to honor David Ortiz has been canceled

    September 25, 2016 at 10:30 am 5 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays have announced that their scheduled pregame ceremony to honor David Ortiz on Sunday has been canceled. The move comes after the tragic news that Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident late Saturday night. Ortiz asked the Rays to cancel the ceremony. […]

     
  • The Rays will not sign Tim Tebow

    The Rays will not sign Tim Tebow

    September 9, 2016 at 10:06 am 2 comments

    The Mets have announced that they have signed Tim Tebow to a minor league contract. This seems significant just because of the gamut of emotions I have gone through as a Rays fans over the last few weeks. It went something like this: Tim Tebow wants to play baseball! He’ll […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    September 6, 2016 at 9:38 am 1 comment

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Orioles 7, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Is there a more hot-or-cold hitter than Logan Morrison? He had the one bright moment on Monday, hitting a 3-run […]

     
  • [Blue Jays 7, Rays 0] What Rays fans need to know today

    [Blue Jays 7, Rays 0] What Rays fans need to know today

    August 11, 2016 at 9:32 am 3 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Blue Jays 7, RAYS 0 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The good news is that if you actually tried to watch last night’s game, you could bail after […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans will be talking about today

    August 8, 2016 at 9:43 am 9 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Twins 6, RAYS (boxscore) THE GOOD: Well, it seems like the trade for Matt Duffy has lit a fire under Brad Miller’s arse. If you recall, Miller wasn’t […]

     
  • Rays have traded Steve Pearce

    Rays have traded Steve Pearce

    August 1, 2016 at 3:07 pm 6 comments

    Steve Pearce has been traded to the Orioles for minor league catcher Jonah Heim. Jeff Passan was the first to report that Pearce had been traded. Ken Rosenthal was first to report that Pearce was going to the Orioles and that Heim was the player in return. Heim was a fourth-round pick […]

     
  • Brandon Guyer traded to Indians for 2 minor leaguers

    Brandon Guyer traded to Indians for 2 minor leaguers

    August 1, 2016 at 2:01 pm 9 comments

    The Rays have traded Brandon Guyer to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for minor league outfielder Nathan Lukes and right-handed pitcher Jhonleider Salinas, the team has announced. Lukes is a seventh-round pick from the 2015 MLB Draft and was hitting .299 with a .369 OBP in 94 games this season […]

     
  • Other teams reportedly feel Rays are ‘leaning toward’ keeping their starting pitchers for rest of season

    Other teams reportedly feel Rays are ‘leaning toward’ keeping their starting pitchers for rest of season

    July 27, 2016 at 1:50 pm 15 comments

    There are four days left until the (non-waiver) trade deadline and despite all the chatter surrounding the Rays and their starting pitchers, a few teams feel like the Rays are leaning towards holding on to those pitchers for now. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN spoke with “several teams” that have had […]