1. UPDATED: Rays Alex Cobb Leaves Game with Forearm Tightness

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 2 months ago 4 reads 0 comments

  2. Cobb Exits Spring Start with Forearm Tightness

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  3. McGee to Throw off Mound for 1st Time Tuesday

    Rays closer Jake McGee told Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune on Sunday that he is planning to throw his first bullpen session of the spring on Tuesday — probably a 20- or 25-pitch workout of all fastballs...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 months ago 403 reads 0 comments

  4. Rays honor the father of GrantBalfour

    Grant Balfour's father David died from pancreatic cancer last week in Australia. David Balfour was a longtime executive with the Sydney Blue Sox of the Australian Baseball League, and ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  5. Rays' Jaso Takes Long Path Back from Concussions

    Working out on the field trying to get back from his second concussion in just more than a year was troubling enough for John Jaso...

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  6. Drew Smyly Expected to Miss First Regular-Season Start

    Rays left-hander Drew Smyly is making progress in his recovery from shoulder tendinitis, but he has not yet resumed throwing off a mound and looks to be running out of time...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 months ago 221 reads 0 comments

  7. Matt Silverman: “The Wheels Are Spinning” on Potential Rotationupgrades

    The Rays are in a bit of a pickle as starters Drew Smyly and Alex Colome are both currently out of commission with a shoulder injury and pneumonia, respectively.....

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  8. Karns Makes Pitch for Rays' Rotation

    Tampa Bay right-hander Nathan Karns faced Baltimore for the second time this spring when the Rays took on the Orioles Saturday afternoon at Sarasota's Ed Smith Stadium.....

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  9. RHP Colome 'Out Indefinitely' with Pneumonia

    Rays right-hander Alex Colome, who has a good chance to crack the Opening Day rotation after impressing down the stretch last season, is now “out indefinitely” after being diagnosed with pneumonia...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 3 months ago 7 reads 0 comments

  10. Rays' Kiermaier Honing His Craft, Hopes to Cut Down on Errors

    All those diving catches last season? That was Kevin Kiermaier. The laser-like throw to the plate to nail a base-runner? That was Kevin Kiermaier. But the errors and the overthrows and the poor throws? “That wasn't me,” Kiermaier said...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Spencer Oshman about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Lee Powers Up, Hits First Spring Homer

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Shortstop Hak-Ju Lee connected on a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning to help lead the Rays to a 5-2 win over the Twins on Wednesday at Hammond Stadium...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  12. Cash: Kiermaier Will Only Play Center Field for Rays

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  13. Rays to Sign Jonny Venters

    The Rays have agreed to a two-year, minor league deal with lefty Jonny Venters, according to Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune (via Twitter). Venters had spent all of his professional career with the Braves ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  14. Father of Rays Pitcher Balfour Dies at 62

    PORT CHARLOTTE -- David Balfour, father of Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Grant, passed away Wednesday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  15. Archer Makes Spring Debut vs. Phillies

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Chris Archer, who will begin the season as the Rays ' No. 2 starter, made his first start of the spring...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 months ago 40 reads 0 comments

  16. Smyly (Shoulder) Could Miss Start of Season

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 8 reads 0 comments

  17. Rays Confirm Smyly Idled Due to Shoulder Tendinitis

    The Rays this morning confirmed the Times report that No, 3 starter LHP Drew Smyly is indeed behind schedule, with concern that he may not be ready to open the season due to tendinitis in his left shoulder...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 2 reads 0 comments

  18. Longoria Embracing His Chance to Clean Up

    BRADENTON — The Rays used nine different cleanup hitters in 2014. This year, manager Kevin Cash would like to use just one — Evan Longoria...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 89 reads 0 comments

  19. Brandon Guyer Injures "Left Side" in Batting Practice

    Brandon Guyer will be missing some valuable playing time for at least a few days with a strain on his left side. The injury removes him from covering center field in today's Spring Training lineup...

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  20. Cash the Center of Attention as Rays Begin Spring Play

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  21. Search for owner of dog found by Tampa Bay Rays' Alex Cobb takes a turn

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  22. Cash Sees Benefits of Zobrist-Type Utility Player

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 20 reads 0 comments

  23. Rays, Jim Miller Agree To Minor League Deal

    The Rays and right-hander Jim Miller have agreed to a minor league contact with an invitation to Spring Training, MLBTR has learned (Twitter links). Miller's deal is pending a physical...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 3 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  24. Cobb Named Rays Opening Day Starter

    The Rays named RHP Alex Cobb their opening day starter. Cobb will be followed in the rotation by RHP Chris Archer and LHP Drew Smyly in the April 6-8 opening series vs. Baltimore at the Trop...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 3 months ago 578 reads 0 comments

  25. Fish out of water: Rays RHP hurt exiting pool

    It isn't unusual for players to work on their stroke in spring training. But that phrase has a whole different meaning for Tampa Bay Rays reliever Ronald Belisario, who will miss ...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 3 months ago 12 reads 0 comments