USA has dipped into their designated pitcher pool to swap Drew Smyly for Mark Melancon
Can Marcus Stroman, Jon Gray or Drew Smyly take a big step forward in 2017? Chris Towers looks at why they could.
The Tampa Bay Rays took steps to stockpile talent in their farm system starting next season by trading starting pitcher Drew Smyly to the Seattle Mariners. Per the Rays' official Twitter account, they received outfielder Mallex Smith,...Show More Summary
Drew Smyly had a down year in Tampa Bay in 2016, which means he'll have a great shot at redeeming himself in Seattle in 2017!
Mallex Smith was dealt about an hour after becoming a Mariner
The Tampa Bay Rays announced Wednesday they traded Drew Smyly to the Seattle Mariners for Mallex Smith and two minor leaguers: Carlos Vargas and Ryan Yarbrough. Smyly, one of the centerpieces of the trade that sent David Price to the...Show More Summary
Drew Smyly allowed just a solo homer over seven innings of one-hit ball, Logan Forsythe and Kevin Kiermaier each homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the San Diego Padres 8-2 on Monday night.
In a season that has seen the losses pile up, Drew Smyly finally put two wins together.
Drew Smyly struck out Alex Rodriguez three times en route to stopping an 11-start winless streak, and the Tampa Bay Rays sent the New York Yankees to their third straight loss, 6-3 Saturday night.
Steven Souza Jr. homered twice on his 27th birthday and the Tampa Bay Rays went deep five times in all, finally giving Drew Smyly some run support Sunday in an 8-1 victory over the New York Yankees.
Drew Smyly is still looking for his first win of the season despite striking out 22 over his past two starts.
Drew Smyly pitched four hitless innings and struck out seven in his final spring training start to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-3 victory Wednesday over a Boston Red Sox split squad.
Drew Smyly allowed two hits in 3 1/3 shutout innings and Desmond Jennings hit his first home run Thursday in the Tampa Bay Rays' 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Drew Smyly retired all six batters he faced, Curt Casali was 3 for 3 with three RBIs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat a Baltimore Orioles split-squad 10-6 on Saturday night.
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Drew Smyly has won baseball's first salary arbitration case this year.
Drew Smyly won his fifth straight decision, Grady Sizemore had a three-run double and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Wednesday night.
Drew Smyly pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and John Jaso's two-run double keyed a three-run eighth to carry Tampa Bay to a 6-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, keeping the Rays out of last place.
J.P. Arencibia homered and drove in six runs to back an impressive pitching performance by Drew Smyly, and the Tampa Bay Rays breezed past the free-falling Baltimore Orioles 11-2 Tuesday night.
Drew Smyly pitched into the sixth inning for his first win in more than 11 months and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Friday night.
Adrian Beltre and Ryan Strausborger hit solo home runs to spoil Drew Smyly's return, and the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Sunday afternoon.