I have no earthly idea why the Tampa Bay Rays are taking time to pay tribute to Allen Iverson having his jersey retired by the Philadelphia 76ers, but I'm thankful that they did. Here's manager Joe Maddon paying his respects to The Answer by doing the only thing that's suitable - a parody of his famous practice rant. Show More Summary
The spring training game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles game has been canceled because of rain.
Not the game. Not the actual game. Practice. The Tampa Bay Rays congratulated Allen Iverson on his jersey retirement (for some reason) by getting manager Joe Maddon to recreate Iverson’s greatest moment — a clear, succinct explanation of whether we’re talking about an actual basketball game or practice. It’s cute, and I think Maddon’s hat is the star of the video.
Ben Zobrist, Desmond Jennings and Matt Joyce homered to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Wednesday.
Chris Archer pitched two scoreless innings in his spring training debut, Jose Molina reached base three times and scored twice, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Tuesday.
Philadelphia Phillies starter Roberto Hernandez allowed one hit in three shutout innings against his former team in a 6-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.
Wandy Rodriguez had a solid spring training debut while facing major league batters for the first time in nearly nine months, and the Pittsburgh Pirates and Tampa Bay Rays played to a 2-all tie in 10 innings.
Chris Tillman pitched two scoreless inning in an impressive spring training debut, helping the Baltimore Orioles open their exhibition schedule with a 4-2 victory over Erik Bedard and the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday.
The Tampa Bay Rays have most of their roster spots already locked in for 2014. Unless a player like Sean Rodriguez has a completely terrible spring, there are only two spots available on the 25-man roster. Those openings are for theShow More Summary
Of the 16 MLB teams that finished with a.500 record or better in 2013, seven (Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays) began the season with...Show More Summary
With Major League Baseball’s spring training now in full swing, Rookies, the St. Louis-based startup producing custom-made vintage-style baseball cards, has landed a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays that has the company eying record sales...Show More Summary
The Tampa Bay Rays have the necessary pieces to win the American League East in 2014. Most franchises and fanbases probably feel that way at this time of year only to be disappointed as the season develops. For the Rays, there is more...Show More Summary
Sometimes video games can actually be useful in real life. Catcher Jose Lobaton spent the past few seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays, but an offseason trade sent him to the Washington Nationals. Now he has to get used to catching a new pitching staff. Nationals fans shouldn't be too worried, however. Show More Summary
Athletes have the ability to purchase luxury cars, so it's always cool to see what kind of rides they decided to buy. Some might buy sports cars, some might buy classics. Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Grant Balfour decided to get a supersized truck: It looks like Balfour can have some fun with that ride. [Tampa Bay Rays] Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier has appeared in only one major league game in his career, but he has already found a way to make a name for himself at this year's camp before games get underway. The 23-year-old took a few seconds...Show More Summary
Every spring training, there are players that break out from the pack and perform above any expectation. Shelley Duncan fit that role for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2013. He signed a minor league deal with the team that included an invitation to spring training in January 2013. Show More Summary
Spring training has barely begun, and already, a trade involving a trio of prospects has taken place. On Thursday, a swap occurred between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Washington Nationals, per Bill Ladson of MLB.com, in which the most...Show More Summary
For teams like the Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays, deciding which starter will take the mound on Opening Day 2014 is nothing but a formality. However, for most MLB clubs around the league, the process of selecting an Opening Day starter can be far more complex. Show More Summary
Alex Cobb just put himself atop the early list for the best proposal of 2014. The Tampa Bay Rays pitcher got help from a dolphin at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Fla., to pull off a spectacular proposal. When the dolphin surfaced to meet Cobb's girlfriend, Kelly, it had a buoy which read "Kelly, will you marry me?" in its mouth. Show More Summary
The Tampa Bay Rays are preparing to begin their spring training for the 2014 season. The team is coming off another successful season, making the postseason for the fourth time in six seasons. Unlike many recent years, the Rays do not...Show More Summary