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  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    January 5, 2015 at 9:10 am 1 comment

    The Ben Zobrist trade market is heating up. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Giants, Nationals, Angels, and Cubs are all “seriously” pursuing the utility man. Cafardo adds that the Rays are asking for a top prospect and a “mid-level” prospect. One thing that makes Zobrist so […]

     
  • Asdrubal Cabrera

    Rays Sign Veteran Infielder And Now Ben Zobrist Is One Step Closer To Being Gone

    December 30, 2014 at 3:58 pm 32 comments

    The Rays have signed veteran free agent middle infielder Asdrubal Cabrera according to several reports. The contract is a 1-year deal worth about $8 million according to Joel Sherman. Asdrubal played the last seven seasons with the Cleveland Indians but was traded at this year’s deadline to the Washington Nationals. […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 29, 2014 at 10:16 am 6 comments

    They played a bowl game at The Trop this weekend and all anybody wanted to talk about was how crappy the AstroTurf looked and, well, they were right. The word “KNIGHTS” in the endzone looks like it is rendered in camouflage. There was some thought that it just looks different […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 22, 2014 at 10:36 am 6 comments

    On Friday we took a look at how the 2015 Tampa Bay Rays roster is shaping up. There are still a few mysteries surrounding the roster but they are all linked to the biggest mystery of them all, how different Kevin Cash will be compared to Joe Maddon. On the […]

     
  • What The Rays’ Opening Day Roster Would Look Like If Season Started Today

    What The Rays’ Opening Day Roster Would Look Like If Season Started Today

    December 19, 2014 at 12:52 pm 20 comments

    Now that the Rays have officially announced the Wil Myers trade, let’s take a look at what the roster looks like and how it might look on opening day (some notes below). Lineup: The biggest hole is behind the plate. The Rays added Rene Rivera but lost Ryan Hanigan. The […]

     
  • Wil Myers Trade To Padres Is Now Official With Fancy Graphic

    Wil Myers Trade To Padres Is Now Official With Fancy Graphic

    December 19, 2014 at 12:21 pm 4 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays officially announced the 3-team, 11-player trade with the Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres. One new wrinkle is that reliever Brandon Gomes has been designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster. Burch Smith, Rene Rivera, and Steven Souza will all be added to […]

     
  • Durham Bulls Manager Charlie Montoyo Promoted To Rays

    Durham Bulls Manager Charlie Montoyo Promoted To Rays

    December 19, 2014 at 11:28 am 5 comments

    The Rays have finalized their coaching staff with third base coach Tom Foley moving to the dugout to become Kevin Cash’s bench coach. To fill Foley’s spot, the Rays have hired Durham Bulls manager Charlie Montoyo to be the new third base coach. In addition, former player Rocco Baldelli, who […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays Fans Need To Know Today

    December 19, 2014 at 9:25 am 20 comments

    Two weeks ago we learned that the price for the Rays to buy their way out of their contract with the city of St. Pete to use Tropicana Field — $20 million at most — turned out to be a lot less than we thought it would be. Well, it turns out […]

     
  • Catcher Acquired From Padres Is Jose Molina 2.0

    Catcher Acquired From Padres Is Jose Molina 2.0

    December 17, 2014 at 8:47 pm 5 comments

    If you were one of the many Rays fans relieved to learn that the Rays had cut Jose Molina earlier this off-season, I have some good news and some bad news. The Bad News Rene Rivera, a catcher that is part of the Wil Myers trade with San Diego, sounds […]

     
  • Rays Trade Wil Myers And Ryan Hanigan To Padres In Massive 10-Player, 3-Team Deal

    Rays Trade Wil Myers And Ryan Hanigan To Padres In Massive 10-Player, 3-Team Deal

    December 17, 2014 at 7:10 pm 30 comments

    The Rays have traded Wil Myers to the San Diego Padres in a deal that also involves the Washington Nationals and ten players in total according to several reports including Jim Bowden of ESPN. The trade is pending physicals, but has been confirmed by at least one general manager of […]