It appeared for a moment on Tuesday that there was another "Hank" story unfolding for a Major League Baseball team during Spring Training, this time in Florida. But in this case, pitcher Alex Cobb and the rest of the Tampa Bay Rays wanted...Show More Summary
Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguer Tim Beckham wants to put on a show this spring, but he might want to try to keep the ball in the field of play during batting practice moving forward. On Monday, Beckham—who has 35 career home runs in seven seasons in the minors—clubbed one over the left field wall during batting practice. Show More Summary
The greatest spring training tradition —baseball players injuring themselves in weird-ass ways—has arrived early this year. First Michael Saunders stepped on a sprinkler head and tore a ligament in his knee, and now Tampa Bay Rays reliever...Show More Summary
Some bids to buy Atlanta Hawks are reportedly for around $900 million Here’s Bloomberg reporting on the Atlanta Hawks, who are for sale: Tampa Bay Rays part-owner Randy Frankel and ComPsych Corp. founder Richard Chaifetz are among the bidders for the National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Hawks, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter. Some of the bids [...]
A couple of days ago, various baseball media outlets reported that the Toronto Blue Jays had signed free agent reliever Ronald Belisario to a minor league deal after making a strong push for him. Jim Bowden of ESPN.com was the firstShow More Summary
The Kansas City Royals made a big splash in 2012 when they traded away top-rated prospect Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for James Shields and Wade Davis. It revealed a...Show More Summary
The Oakland Athletics' impressive roster overhaul continued Saturday, as they announced a trade to acquire Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays: Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle initially reported the news,...Show More Summary
The Oakland Athletics acquired shortstop Yunel Escobar and the versatile infielder Ben Zobrist, a two-time All-Star, from the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday for catcher John Jaso and two minor leaguers.
The busy Oakland Athletics have acquired infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays.
Ben Zobrist, one of the most versatile players and best bargains in Major League Baseball since becoming a full-time player with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2009, has a new home. After playing more than 1,000 MLB games with the Rays, Zobrist...Show More Summary
Free-agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera has agreed to terms with the Tampa Bay Rays on a one-year, $7.5 million contract, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. One of the top remaining position players on the free-agent market, Cabrera...Show More Summary
It was an overall quiet year for Tampa Bay Rays prospects, as the team failed to produce impact players at the highest level like it had in previous years. Granted, the Rays received contributions from right-hander Jake Odorizzi and outfielder Kevin Kiermaier, but nothing along the lines of Wil Myers, Chris Archer and Matt Moore. Show More Summary
The Tampa Bay Rays may not be done making changes to their roster this offseason. This time, the focus of trade discussions appears to be super-utility player Ben Zobrist. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Rays will at least...Show More Summary
A busy offseason continued on Friday, as the Tampa Bay Rays officially shipped outfielder Wil Myers to the San Diego Padres. The Padres announced the full details of the blockbuster deal: The team announced this afternoon that they have...Show More Summary
St. Petersburg's city council rejected an agreement with the Tampa Bay Rays that would have allowed the team to seek new stadium sites while providing the MLB franchise an out from its lease with the city that locks them into Tropicana Field through 2027. Read more...
The Tampa Bay Rays stunned the baseball world Wednesday, agreeing to trade 2013 American League Rookie of the Year Wil Myers to the San Diego Padres as part of a three-team deal with the Washington Nationals, according to The Associated...Show More Summary
Hey, remember how clever the Tampa Bay Rays looked when they traded for Wil Myers two winters ago? Remember how they looked even smarter after he won the 2013 American League Rookie of the Year? Yeah, well, now it sounds like it's their turn to trade him. Show More Summary
The Padres might want to buy low on a cost-controlled outfielder and the Rays are listening. The Tampa Bay Rays have discussed a trade involving outfielder Wil Myers with the San Diego Padres, according to SB Nation's Chris Cotillo. The Rays have specifically asked about pitchers R.J. Show More Summary
The Angels added a primary designated hitter, a possible No. 2 hitter, some outfield depth and balance to the lineup with Tuesday’s acquisition of Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays for veteran reliever Kevin Jepsen.
The Los Angeles Angels have upgraded their already-potent offense by acquiring outfielder Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for relief pitcher Kevin Jepsen. Details of the trade were confirmed by the Angels on Twitter: The move does serve two purposes for the Angels. Show More Summary