1. Rays Beat: Moves Make Them Different, but Are They Better?

    Beginning with the trade in July that sent David Price to Detroit and continuing to the deal earlier this month that sent Ben Zobrist and, for a brief time, Yunel Escobar to Oakland , the Tampa Bay Rays slashed close to $54 million from the payroll..

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  2. Rays' Trades Beef Up Farm System That Had Gone Dry

    ST. PETERSBURG — The top three rated prospects in the Tampa Bay Rays ' farm system where not in the organization before the July 31 trade deadline. Two of them weren't in the system when the 2014 season ended...

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  3. Mailbag: Beckham a Sleeper for Rays in 2015?

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  4. Archer Inspired, Humbled by Visit to South Africa

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  5. Steven Souza's Age Is Irrelevant to the Tampa Bay Rays

    Steven Souza is the latest Tampa Bay Rays top prospect. He is the most recent high-upside bat that has been acquired in a trade, and given the Rays' offensive struggles, the obvious ...

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  6. A Hitting Coach's Analysis of Justin O'Conner

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  7. Examining Chris Archer's Pitch Arsenal

    Chris Archer was drafted in the 5th round of the 2006 MLB Draft by the Cleveland Indians . After spending three seasons in the Indians' organization, he was traded to the Cubs with two other prospects in 2009 for Mark DeRosa...

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  8. Baldelli on Data Analytics and Joining the Rays Coaching Staff

    Recently, I had the privilege of asking the Rays new first base coach and former top prospect Rocco Baldelli about his previous role in the Rays front office, and about his new role with the coaching staff...

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  9. Rays Well-Stocked in Shortstop Prospects

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  10. Ben Zobrist Takes out Newspaper Ad to Say Goodbye to Fans, Teammates

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  11. FOX Sports: The Predictable but Unhittable Jake McGee

    There'€™s nothing more frustrating than knowing something is coming that you can'€™t do anything about. This is what it feels like to face Jake McGee...

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  12. Rays Arbitration Update: Jennings First, All Cases Settled, Cobb Gets $4M

    UPDATE, 1:43: Smyly, who was eligible for the first time as a Super Two, settled for $2.65M, plus the chance at an additional $25,000 if he makes 28 starts and $25,000 more if he gets to 30...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  13. Report: Rays and Jennings Agree to Deal Avoiding Arbitration

    The Rays have avoided arbitration with center fielder Desmond Jennings on Friday, reports CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. Both sides agreed to $3.1 million for 2015. He will also receive $25,000 for 550 plate appearances...

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  14. Report: Rays and Jennings Agree to Deal Avoiding Arbitration

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  15. Tampa Bay Rays Stick to Formula

    As the Tampa Bay Rays ' offseason of change continues, Ben Zobrist's trade reveals how some aspects of life for the franchise remain the same out of necessity...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  16. Cash Names Candidates for Middle Infield

    Speaking with the media at the annual Rays Winter Development Program, new manager Kevin Cash discussed the immediate future of the middle infield at length, naming four candidates...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  17. New Young Talent Impresses Rays at Trop Workout

    ST. PETERSBURG — Most of the focus for the past few months has been on the veterans the Rays have traded away...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  18. Report: Rays' Relocation Not Being Seriously Considered at Owners' Meetings

    The future of the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. is a hot-button topic that has picked up steam this offseason despite denials from the organization that it plans to move the club out of the Sunshine State...

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  19. Moore Targeting June Return to Rays' Rotation

    ST. PETERSBURG -- Former Rays manager Joe Maddon used to say that a player's face would let you know how he felt. Well, judging from Matt Moore's face, the left-hander is well on his way to a total recovery from Tommy John surgery...

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  20. Scenarios in Which the Rays Win the Zobrist-Escobar Trade

    After the Rays traded Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar for John Jaso, Daniel Robertson, Boog Powell and cash, I evaluated the trade from a surplus value framework...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 13 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  21. McGee's Recovery Going Well, Could Return in April

    Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jake McGee provided an encouraging update Tuesday, roughly one month after undergoing arthroscopic elbow surgery. The imposing left-hander could make his 2015 debut sooner than initially expected...

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  22. Ben Zobrist: 'Part of My Heart Is Still Stuck in Tampa Bay'

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  23. Rays Sign Juan Francisco

    According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Rays have signed corner infielder/DH Juan Francisco to a minor league contract...

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  24. The Rays Roster: 2015 and Beyond

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  25. Is Now the Time to Trade Ben Zobrist?

    How the Asdrubal Cabrera signing makes up for the loss of the Rays All-Star, with some dreaming about the potential return in prospects...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 18 days ago 1 reads 0 comments