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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:15:44 EDTChris Archer set the tone for the Rays on Sunday in a 7-3 win over the Red Sox at Charlotte Sports Park.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:59:30 EDTJesus Sucre continued to impress in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Red Sox. Saturday, Sucre hit a solo home run. Sunday, he had an RBI single, threw out a would-be basestealer and threw out another runner on a bunt attempt.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:03:42 EDTStart or relieve? That is the question the Rays face with right-hander Jaime Schultz. The right-hander spent all of 2016 at Triple-A Durham, where he made 27 starts and collected 163 strikeouts in 130 2/3 innings. He has the big fastball, which would play well in relief. It also could look good folded into the rotation.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:51:21 EDTThe Academy Awards are Sunday night, but it's not likely many of the Rays will stay up to watch what actors and films receive Oscars for the simple reason that the ceremony runs too late and their next day starts too early.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:44:02 EDTThe Pirates used a six-run fifth to fuel a 7-2 win over the Rays Saturday afternoon at Charlotte Sports Park. Jacob Stallings, the son of University of Pittsburgh men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings, started the fifth-inning fireworks when he jumped on a 2-1 offering from Rays right-hander Danny Farquhar and deposited the ball over the wall in left.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 12:20:23 EDTJose De Leon has not yet pitched in a game for the Rays this spring, but the right-hander -- acquired from the Dodgers in the Logan Forsythe trade -- isn't worried.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:06:16 EDTShortstop Tim Beckham, competing for a utility role, doubled and tripled to help lead the Rays to a 3-0 win over the Twins in the Grapefruit League opener for both teams Friday night at Hammond Stadium.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:26:45 EDTWhere does a 103-mph fastball put Ryne Stanek, the Rays' No. 13 prospect? According to Statcast™, 31 Major League pitchers hit 100 mph at least once last season. Only two, Aroldis Chapman and Mauricio Cabrera, hit 103. Chapman did it 101 times, and Cabrera did it nine times.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:03:54 EDTWho do the Rays have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Tampa Bay's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:25:49 EDT"Positional flexibility" is a popular phrase around Rays camp. It has been ever since Joe Maddon arrived to manage the team prior to the 2006 season.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:03:32 EDTMLB.TV is back, and it's better than ever. Watch live out-of-market games -- including almost 300 Spring Training games and the World Baseball Classic (in U.S.) without blackouts -- on more than 400 devices.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:04:03 EDTGear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Rays are wearing
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:24:14 EDTOnce upon a time, Rays manager Kevin Cash was seen as a rarity -- a man in his thirties leading a pro franchise -- but these days, it has become more common across the sporting landscape.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:07:09 EDTSince he was taken by the Rays in the first round of the 2013 Draft, Ryne Stanek has bided his time in the Minors and waited for his break. This spring, it appears the wait may nearly be over.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:04:11 EDTFrom baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Rays' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:19:27 EDTAfter missing two days with a bug, Evan Longoria was back with the Rays on Wednesday. "Rough couple of days," Longoria said. "I feel much, much better today. Just fever and aches. Couldn't kick it. Last night was a sweat bucket, but I finally got it out of my system.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:03:27 EDTThe silence inside the Rays' clubhouse was broken this month when the Rays decided to bring back Logan Morrison for another season. That's because there's no such thing as a quiet clubhouse with Lo-Mo in it.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:18:44 EDTEverybody knows about Kiermaier's defense. But what about his offense? The athletic native of Fort Wayne, Ind., has a .258 career average with 32 home runs and 112 RBIs in 365 games. He knows that to be considered one of the top players in the game, the offensive side of the ledger needs to get better.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:55:26 EDTColby Rasmus has already shaved his Photo Day beard
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:51:50 EDTGeorge Hendrick used to tease Tim Beckham about getting an outfield glove.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:49:40 EDTMatt Wieters agreed to a deal with the Nationals on Tuesday, thereby ending any speculation that the Rays might sign the veteran catcher.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:37:08 EDTYou're taking Uber to the airport, and the driver looks familiar. Finally, it comes to you: Nick Franklin.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:14:48 EDTAlex Cobb threw live batting practice on Monday and the right-hander told reporters, "It was a good day."
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:36:36 EDTChristmas in March. Such was the feeling early Monday morning when Wilson showed up to deliver gloves to Rays players for the coming season.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:52:17 EDTAs America celebrates Presidents Day, Rays president Brian Auld sent along a message to his constituents, the fans of the Rays.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:09:42 EDTMallex Smith could be latest player to wear No. 0
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:19:49 EDTChris Archer doesn't like looking in the rearview mirror. A proactive approach better suits the Rays' right-hander, so his eyes are constantly looking forward.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:27:56 EDTOn Sunday morning, the Rays held their first full-squad workout, affording Kevin Cash the opportunity to make his remarks to the team about the coming season. The Rays' manager said that his message might have lasted 90 seconds, but it was clear nonetheless.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:59:55 EDTBrad Miller has moved around a lot during his four Major League seasons.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:17:19 EDTMaybe no player on the Rays is harder on himself than projected starting right fielder Steven Souza Jr., who enters his third season with the club knowing he has to dial it back.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:24:45 EDTThe face of the franchise has a different face this spring.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:59:10 EDTThe Atlanta Falcons may have lost the Super Bowl, but they helped deliver the Rays a brand new addition to their clubhouse this spring: a ping-pong table.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:36:28 EDTRickie Weeks Jr. is old school. And that's not a bad ingredient to have inside the young Rays' clubhouse.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:32:47 EDTBrad Miller will get to show off his versatility by getting a lot of work at second base this spring, manager Kevin Cash said.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:26:58 EDTTommy Hunter arrived at the Rays camp Friday after reaching a Minor League deal with a Spring Training invite.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:00:13 EDTMajor League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred addressed the Rays' stadium situation on Thursday at MLB Spring Training Media Day at Joker Marchant Stadium.