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

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  2. 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 ...

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  3. 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.....

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  4. 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...

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  5. Smyly (Shoulder) Could Miss Start of Season

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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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  9. Cash the Center of Attention as Rays Begin Spring Play

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

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  11. Cash Sees Benefits of Zobrist-Type Utility Player

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  12. 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...

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  13. 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 2 months ago 578 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 ...

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  15. Belisario Injures Shoulder Getting out of Pool

    Tampa Bay Rays reliever Ronald Belisario will have the start of his spring training delayed as the right-hander reported to camp with an injury.....

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  16. Josh Sale released by the Tampa Bay Rays

    Sale was suspended in three consecutive years from 2012-2014, including an indefinite suspension that covered most of the 2013 season after an article on Deadspin title "On Facebook, ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 2 months ago 52 reads 0 comments

  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. Rays' Drew Smyly Clarifies Tweet on Cuban Free Agent Yoan Moncada

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  25. Balfour Aims to Regain Role of Closer

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