1. Cash: Honored to Follow Maddon with Rays

    SAN DIEGO -- Kevin Cash says he is excited, rather than nervous, about replacing Joe Maddon as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays .....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 109 reads 0 comments

  2. Rays Owner Says Team Will Be Sold, Moved Without a New Stadium.

    Speaking with Marc Topkin this afternoon from San Diego 's Winter Meetings, Rays principal Stu Sternberg owner reflected on the deal announced this morning that would allow the Rays ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 39 reads 0 comments

  3. Rays Looking to Sell Outfielders, Acquire Catcher

    Day one of the annual Winter Meetings in San Diego brought us the first media wide press conferences of Matt Silverman and Kevin Cash, who together followed in the foot steps of a cautious sounding GM and a super-laid-back Manager...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 230 reads 0 comments

  4. Rays Could Favor Internal Candidate for Bench Coach Job

    SAN DIEGO — As the Rays seek to fill their bench coach position, they may end up further shuffling their coaching staff...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  5. Tampa Bay Rays Reach Agreement to Search for New Stadium Site

    St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman has granted the Rays permission to search for a new stadium site in Hillsborough County, Florida . Rays owner Stu Steinberg has indicated he will sell the team if a new stadium fails to come to fruition...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 5 months ago 21,249 reads 70 comments

  6. Rays and TB Mayor Reach Agreement to Allow Stadium Search

    ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman and the Tampa Bay Rays have reached an agreement to let the team search for new stadium sites in Hillsborough County in exchange for payments ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 months ago 51 reads 0 comments

  7. Kevin Cash Named Rays Manager: Latest Details and Reaction

    After a lengthy and thorough search, the Tampa Bay Rays have chosen Kevin Cash to become the fifth manager in team history. Roger Mooney of The Tampa Tribune made things official: Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 23,240 reads 20 comments

  8. Report: Rays, and Other TB Sports Teams, Had Indentured Servants Working

    This report from the Tampa Bay Times is a couple of days old, but I just saw it via Deadspin, who picked up and brought it to our attention on Sunday.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 310 reads 0 comments

  9. Baseball Prospectus Releases Rays Top 10 Prospects List

    Baseball Prospectus released their 2015 top 10 Rays prospect list, and agreed with Baseball America's high praised for Willy Adames and Adrian Rondon, but there was a surprise at No...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 166 reads 0 comments

  10. Joyce Among Six Rays Tendered Contracts for 2015

    ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays tendered 2015 contract offers to their six arbitration-eligible players on Tuesday...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 5 months ago 203 reads 0 comments

  11. The Rays Will Begin Interviewing Managerial Finalists Today

    Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Rays ' managerial search — which has played out publicly and at length, akin to a game show or something, enters the lightning ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  12. Taylor Guerrieri Twitter Rant: "I'm Sober"

    Former Rays top prospect and 2011 first round draft pick, Taylor Guerrieri, went on a twitter rant this evening, noting that he's sober and here to inspire others......

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  13. Carlos Pena Joins MLB Network as Studio Analyst

    In a move that presumably signals his retirement as a player, longtime big leaguer Carlos Pena has joined MLB Network as a studio analyst for the upcoming season...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 5 months ago 88 reads 0 comments

  14. Rays Sign Ernesto Frieri, Designate Sean Rodriguez

    The Rays have signed right-hander Ernesto Frieri to a one-year, Major League contract with an $800K base salary, which allows him to earn a total of $3.15MM via performance incentives...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 5 months ago 255 reads 0 comments

  15. Could Rays End Up in Montreal? Club's Future Home Up for Debate

    The future of Major League Baseball in the Tampa Bay region remains in doubt. But now clarity on the issue appears more attainable than ever — for interested parties in Florida and Quebec...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 5 months ago 473 reads 0 comments

  16. Dave Martinez Will Not Return to Rays

    Dave Martinez did not make the final cut for the Rays ' vacated manager's post. Now he has decided not to return in his role as the team's bench coach...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 5 months ago 62 reads 0 comments

  17. Rays Place Jose Molina, Cole Figueroa on Release Waivers

    The Rays placed C Jose Molina and INF Cole Figueroa on release waivers Monday, the last step before they become free agents...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 5 months ago 60 reads 0 comments

  18. Molina and Figueroa Put on Release Waivers

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 5 months ago 7 reads 0 comments

  19. Rays Have Made Matt Joyce “Available” for Trade

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 5 months ago 339 reads 0 comments

  20. Jose Molina to Be Dropped from Rays Roster

    Veteran C Jose Molina will be designated for assignment tonight as the Rays clear space on their 40-man roster, the Times has learned...

    Sean Jordan Written by Sean Jordan about 6 months ago 53 reads 0 comments

  21. Ray DFA Jose Molina to Clear Cap Space

    Sean Jordan Written by Sean Jordan about 6 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  22. Tampa Bay Rays Position Analysis: Outfielders

    The offseason has arrived, and the time has come for the Tampa Bay Rays to study what went right and wrong from a season that ended short of October.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  23. Rays Must Shuffle Roster to Protect Prospects

    ST. PETERSBURG — The deadline to finalize the 40-man roster is tonight at 11:59, which means the Tampa Bay Rays have some work to do to protect some of their top prospects from the Rule 5 draft on Dec...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 7 reads 0 comments

  24. Longoria Sits with Bruise After Hit by Pitch in Japan

    SAPPORO, Japan -- Rays third baseman Evan Longoria left Tuesday's Japan Series game as a precaution after being hit by a pitch in Game 5. Doctors diagnosed Longoria with a bruise, and he did not undergo any further testing at the Sapporo Dome...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 6 months ago 44 reads 0 comments

  25. Would Rays Be Big Spenders with New Stadium? Unlikely

    People make some basic assumptions about why the Tampa Bay Rays need a new stadium, one close to the center of the market...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 30 reads 0 comments