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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:14:24 EDTNow that the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center is in the rearview mirror, as well as another Winter Meetings, Rays' front office must try and complete the puzzle for next season's team, particularly in the aftermath of Boston's acquisition of Chris Sale.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:32:23 EDTThe Rays have not been a team to make headlines at the Winter Meetings. However, they did grab the spotlight when news broke Tuesday night that they had agreed to terms with catcher Wilson Ramos on a two-year deal. Meanwhile, the club continued to field offers from teams hoping to deep into its deep pool of starters.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:44:34 EDTMajor League Baseball's Rule 5 Draft took place Thursday morning, and the Rays escaped relatively unscathed.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 11:28:16 EDTWhile the baseball world awaits the official announcement that the Rays have signed free-agent catcher Wilson Ramos to a two-year contract -- pending his passing a physical -- the club remains mum on the deal. That situation put manager Kevin Cash in an awkward situation Wednesday during his early-morning media session.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 08:17:13 EDTThe Rays have reached a two-year agreement with free-agent catcher Wilson Ramos -- pending a physical -- sources told MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi on Tuesday. The club has not confirmed the deal.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:43:20 EDTThe Rays did not trade Chris Archer on the second day of the Winter Meetings. Life in the American League East did become a little more interesting, though, on Tuesday.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 09:37:07 EDTRay manager Kevin Cash answers questions at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday.
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 18:23:08 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.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDTWith the World Baseball Classic just a few months away, the rosters are beginning to take shape. More names surfaced Monday as the World Baseball Classic released an initial list of 30 players, spanning 16 countries, who are confirmed to be participating in this year's tournament.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:09:44 EDTAsk Kevin Cash what advice he'd give someone who's about to take over a Major League team and who's never managed at any level, and there's little hesitation. "Prepare yourself for the unexpected," Cash said, followed by a chuckle.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:00:09 EDTThe Arizona Fall League announced it's official Top Prospects Team on Monday. Selected by Fall League managers and coaches, the team recognizes 24 players who distinguished themselves throughout the league's six-week schedule against other top prospects from every organization in Major League Baseball.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 20:47:40 EDTThe Rays tendered contacts to all of their arbitration-eligible players before Major League Baseball's non-tender deadline passed Friday.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:36:59 EDTThe Rays have hired Joey Greany as their Major League strength and conditioning assistant.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDTThe Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:35:02 EDTSteve Geltz will not be back with the Rays in 2017 as the Brewers claimed the 29-year-old right-handed reliever off waivers Monday.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:33:28 EDTRays outfielder Mikie Mahtook appreciates having a platform to make a difference. That has allowed him to address a cause that is dear to him because of family circumstances. Mahtook's father, Mikie, died of cardiomyopathy at age 32, when Mikie was only 4 years old.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:39:49 EDTJim Callis identifies the top 25 prospects from the 2016 Arizona Fall League.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:02:46 EDTSteven Souza Jr. has been an enigma throughout his two-year tenure with the Rays. Though Souza is not a lock to be the club's right fielder in 2017, he appears to be the most likely candidate.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:06:04 EDTShould the Rays use their starting-pitching depth to address areas of need? Will Matt Duffy be ready for Spring Training? Beat reporter Bill Chastain has answers in the Inbox.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:16:04 EDTThe Rays acquired three Minor League prospects from the Mariners in exchange for Richie Shaffer and Taylor Motter on Friday.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:05:31 EDTThe Rays announced their 2017 Spring Training schedule, with the first workout for pitchers and catchers set for Feb. 14. The first full-squad workout will be on Feb. 19, and the team's first game is set for Feb. 24 on the road against the Twins.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:14:27 EDTBeat reporter Bill Chastain answers fans' questions in the latest Rays Inbox.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 20:05:56 EDTRays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier on Friday night was named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year for the position.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:00:48 EDTSteven Souza Jr. didn't really know how much he was hurting until after his season-ending hip surgery took place.
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 22:20:04 EDTRespect is the best word to describe Kevin Kiermaier winning a second consecutive Gold Glove as the American League's best defensive center fielder.