Tampa Bay Rays

Tyler Glasnow
Matt Graves - Sep 7, 2022

Tyler Glasnow is going to start a rehab assignment with Triple-A Durham. The right-hander will throw one inning for the Bulls in his first game back since Tommy John surgery. He last appeared for the Tampa Bay Rays on June 14, 2021, against the Chicago White Sox. Glasnow tore the UCL and flexor strain in […]

al east
Jeremy Breland - Apr 7, 2022

The AL East will be a dominant force in baseball this year. The division possesses four teams, all capable of winning 90 games or more this season. Just like in 2021, there figures to be a battle for playoff contention among the top four teams in this division. Only the lowly Baltimore Orioles figure to […]

Astros Rays
Justin Merrlles - Mar 6, 2022

Astros 3, Rays 2 (This game was the result of a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the Tampa Bay Rays All-Time Team against the Houston Astros All-Time Team. This game did actually happen, but this simulation took place at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.) This game was a pitching duel between Astros […]

Justin Merrlles - Feb 23, 2022

The Tampa Bay Rays have seen their fair share of great players in their 24-year franchise history. For their history, they have been classified as having two different reputations. Firstly, they are seen as a small market team that does not spend much on team payroll. This means that not many big free agents sign […]

Rich Hill
Anthony Walsh - Jul 23, 2021

The New York Mets have a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays for veteran left-handed pitcher Rich Hill. The 41-year-old is in his 17th season in MLB. He made 19 starts for Tampa this year, posting a 3.87 ERA over 95.1 innings.  The Mets gave up veteran reliever Tommy Hunter and Single-A catcher Matt Dyer […]

Rangers Rays
Nate Miller - Jun 6, 2021

Rays 7, Rangers 1 ARLINGTON, Texas, June 6 — There is really no point in hiding it. Late May and early June have not been kind to the Texas Rangers at all. The Rangers limped into Sunday’s contest with a record of 1-10 over their last 11 games, and it was crystal clear to everyone […]

Rangers Rays
Nate Miller - Jun 5, 2021

Rangers 5, Rays 4 ARLINGTON, Texas, June 4 — Here is the question of the day. What is one of the best feelings in the world? If you’re unsure, it is coming home to your own surroundings after a very long trip, no matter what your occupation is. With this in mind, the Texas Rangers […]

100-win seasons
Caleb Begley - Apr 8, 2021

One of the truly great marks in the game of baseball is the 100-win milestone. If in a single season, one team manages to emerge victorious 100 times, it’s something that is truly outstanding…yet also something that is somewhat trivial. A team makes the playoffs and that seems to be the end. They celebrate, pouring […]

Previewing the 2021 Tampa Bay Rays
Steve Wynocker - Mar 29, 2021

When a team makes it to the World Series, only one question can really be asked for the following season.  Can they get back to the Fall Classic?  The Tampa Bay Rays will try to answer that in 2021 with a fun group of veterans and prospects. Let’s take a look at what the team […]

AL MVP Candidates
Jeremy Breland - Mar 24, 2021

The American League East is stacked with talented players and teams, and some are more well known than others. The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox receive much of the attention. The Tampa Bay Rays and Toronto Blue Jays have performed better in recent years, but appear to be heading in two different directions. […]

Marlins Acquire John Curtisss
Andrew Brown - Feb 19, 2021

In the continued effort to hit on their offseason priority, the Miami Marlins acquired another bullpen arm. That move was in a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays. Minor league first-basemen Evan Edwards will head to Tampa while the Marlins acquire John Curtiss. Curtiss joins the Marlins after 25 innings pitched as a member of Tampa Bay […]

Steve Wynocker - Feb 3, 2021

Why Fans Should Be Excited About Chris Archer’s Return to Tampa Bay Chris Archer is back with the Tampa Bay Rays and there are many mixed feelings from the Rays faithful. His one-year, $6.5-million contract comes after the Rays let go their top two arms in Blake Snell and Charlie Morton. Are the Rays so desperate […]

Rays Acquisitions
Steve Wynocker - Jan 17, 2021

When hearing Tampa Bay Rays, many think right away to the way the team wheels and deals. That thought often circles around a star being traded for some prospects. While that seems to be the case more than not, the Rays have made some very beneficial moves in the offseason. They have come via trade […]

Corey Kluber news
DJ Kleinbard - Jan 13, 2021

In the latest Corey Kluber news, the free agent held a workout Tuesday to showcase his progress to interested teams. Approximately 60 scouts from 25 different teams appeared to watch Kluber, who is entering his age-35 season, throw 30 pitches at the Cressey Sports Performance facility in Florida. The general consensus is that Kluber impressed […]

Rays rotation
Steve Wynocker - Jan 3, 2021

The Tampa Bay Rays success always begins with their pitching. After letting Charlie Morton move on, and trading away Blake Snell, there are definite questions heading into the 2021 season regarding the Rays rotation. So what exactly can we expect to see when the season rolls around? Let’s start right at the top. Opening Day […]

Yankees rivals
DJ Kleinbard - Dec 28, 2020

No team that goes all in for a championship wants to feel the disappointment of unmatched expectations in October. For four consecutive years, the New York Yankees have felt that pain, losing to three AL rivals in that span. Their championship window is still open, and general manager Brian Cashman plans to run with a […]

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Rangers Guardians
Nate Miller - Dec 28, 2020

Guardians 4, Rangers 2   ARLINGTON, Texas, Sep 24 — The Texas Rangers dropped the middle game in their series against the Cleveland Guardians on Saturday evening by a final score of 4–2. It was a low scoring affair all evening at Globe Life Field. The only highlight that the crowd of 28,415 would see […]

Bubba Thompson
Nate Miller - Dec 28, 2020

Speed can be a powerful weapon to any major league roster. That is just one of the things that Bubba Thompson provides for the Texas Rangers. Since joining the big club in early August, the 24-year old outfielder has made quite an impression. He has quickly become a fan favorite at Globe Life Field, and […]

Astros Trade Acquisitions
Braden Herb - Dec 28, 2020

At the 2022 MLB trade deadline, the Houston Astros did not make any major blockbuster trades. However, they did make a few big moves to shore up the depth of their roster. The Astros acquired utility man Trey Mancini, catcher Christian Vazquez and left-handed reliever Will Smith in three separate deals. With under two weeks to […]

Luis Castillo
Matt Graves - Dec 28, 2020

Luis Castillo and the Seattle Mariners agreed on a five-year extension. According to Jeff Passan of ESPN, the deal is worth $108 million with a full no-trade clause for the 2023 to 2025 seasons. There’s a $1 million assignment bonus if the right-hander is moved following that. In addition, a sixth-year vesting option can take […]

Off guard
Nate Miller - Dec 28, 2020

Guardians 6, Rangers 3   ARLINGTON, Texas, Sep 23 — The Texas Rangers were caught off guard by the Cleveland Guardians on Friday evening at Globe Life Field as they lost by a final score of 6–3. Catcher Kevin Plawecki made a nice first impression in his Rangers debut with an RBI single in the […]

Ben Zobrist
Caleb Begley - Dec 28, 2020

Ben Zobrist has become something of a household name. Well known for his postseason heroics, the utility man helped both the Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs to World Series titles. However, it wasn’t always this way. In fact, some might say that he burst onto the scene in 2009 with an unexpected campaign. A […]

Turner Rodon
Evan Ferguson - Dec 28, 2020

The Cubs have a lot of money to spend this coming offseason, and they’ll look to start investing in high profile players once again. After the Chicago Cubs victory over Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets earlier this month, NBC Sports Chicago’s David Kaplan dropped a mini bomb of an announcement. “Heard something interesting today. Trea […]

Minnesota Twins Collapse
Jim Marshall - Dec 28, 2020

The Minnesota Twins‘ collapse the last six weeks of the season will have them missing the playoffs. The Twins’ playoff chances have dropped from “unlikely” to “needing a miracle” status. Yes, there are still 11 games left, but with the Cleveland Guardians staying hot; it appears the AL Central title will elude the Twins. In […]