1. Odorizzi Muscles Up to Take Bite out of Season's Grind

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Seventeen pounds heavier, Jake Odorizzi is ready to roll this season. The Rays right-hander set an offseason goal of gaining weight and strengthening himself for the coming 162-game grind...

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  2. Rays Notes: Smyly Comfortable with Different Spring Routine

    PORT CHARLOTTE — A mix-up on the daily workout sheet posted in the Rays clubhouse Wednesday morning became a cause for some concern when LHP Drew Smyly, who was scheduled to ...

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  3. Despite Losses, the Rays Are Still Contenders in the AL East

    lot changed for the Tampa Bay Rays this offseason. Long-time general manager Andrew Friedman left for greener pastures in Los Angeles. Manager Joe Maddon, long the face of the organization, departed for the Cubs soon thereafter...

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  4. Pitcher Alex Cobb Sets the Tone for the Rays

    Rays pitcher Alex Cobb is the teams 'senior slinger'. He's just 27, but is oldest man on the mound. There's no question that he's the veteran leader in the rotation, but is he the ...

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  5. Longoria Knows the Rays Always Find a Way

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Throughout an offseason of change for the Tampa Bay Rays , Evan Longoria always believed it would turn out OK...

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  6. Longoria Optimistic About Crisp, New Cash

    PORT CHARLOTTE — With much the same graceful balance he shows at third base, Evan Longoria reported to Rays camp Tuesday saying he didn't want manager Joe Maddon to leave the Rays but that they will be better for it...

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  7. Rays' Owner: 'At Some Point, We Have to Start Looking at 2028'

    The Rays ' stadium lease for Tropicana Field lasts another 13 seasons. While, at times, the club has talked about looking to get out of that lease beforehand and while the club and the city of St...

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  8. Rays' Drew Smyly Clarifies Tweet on Cuban Free Agent Yoan Moncada

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  9. Balfour Aims to Regain Role of Closer

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  10. Jepsen Eyes 'Friendly Competition' for Closer's Role

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  11. Jennings Reports to Camp Noticeably Lighter

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  12. Rays Catcher Rene Rivera a Study in Perseverance

    Rene Rivera has plenty of reasons to be thankful for the opportunity the Rays are giving him to be their everyday catcher after his breakout season last year in San Diego ...

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  13. Longoria's Performance Among Rays' Questions

    Spring Training officially opens Monday, when the Rays pitchers and catchers hold their first workout. The workout will kick off the team's 18th camp, and its seventh in Charlotte County...

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  14. Rays Face New Era, Questions as Spring Training Opens

    The Rays have been a popular topic of discussion throughout the offseason with Matt Silverman taking over for Andrew Friedman atop baseball operations, Kevin Cash hired to replace Joe Maddon as manager, and an extensive makeover of the roster...

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  15. New Ray Kevin Jepsen Adjusting to New Environment

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  16. Rays Announce 2015 Promotions

    According to a Rays press release this morning, the team will be giving away one horrifying anthropomorphic duck, Gumby in an Alex Cobb jersey, and a bunch of other really fun things! ...

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  17. 30 Rays Already Working out in Port Charlotte

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  18. With Status Uncertain, Rays' David DeJesus Keeps Options Open

    ST. PETERSBURG — Fifteen years in pro baseball and going through a couple of trades have taught David DeJesus a few things. Among them? When you are repeatedly rumored to be dealt, as he is again, get out clauses in your leases...

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  19. Coming Home: Rays' Cash Back Where It Started for Him

    ST. PETERSBURG — Leaning against the dugout fence at Tropicana Field on the morning of the first Monday of February was Mike Cash...

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  20. Joe Maddon Confident in New Rays Manager Kevin Cash

    The former manager of the Rays knows better than anyone what the new manager is getting into. And Joe Maddon is confident Kevin Cash will do well...

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  21. Rays Season Preview: Steven Souza Jr.

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  22. For Rays' Balfour, a Heartbreaking Trip from Home

    ST. PETERSBURG — His 2014 season had been mostly a mess, and that's more politely than he would put it. Concerns about the massive makeover his Rays team was undergoing heading into 2015 would have been natural...

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  23. Chris Archer Defends the Rays

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  24. Kevin Cash Won't Tinker with Rays' Lineup Like Maddon

    Joe Maddon was known for many quirks, one of which was writing out a new permutation of his lineup seemingly every day...

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  25. Rays Manager Kevin Cash Plans More Stable Lineup

    A lot of what the Rays do under new manager Kevin Cash will be similar to how they operated under Joe Maddon, such as getting statistical input from the front office and making extensive use of defensive shifts...

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