Tampa Bay Rays Take Part In Opening Day Activism: ‘It’s A Great Day To Arrest The Killers Of Breonna Taylor’

The Tampa Bay Rays used baseball’s long-awaited Opening Day to engage in a bit of social activism. The baseball team marked the kickoff of the coronavirus-shortened 2020 season with a message calling for justice in the killing of Breonna Taylor, a Kentucky woman who was shot to death during a botched police raid earlier this […]

Houston Astros Vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB American League Divisional Round Game 5 Preview

After digging themselves out of an 0-2 hole in the American League Divisional Series against the Houston Astros, the Tampa Bay Rays look to seal the deal in Game 5 and move on to the New York Yankees in the American League Championship. Rays’ Pitcher Tyler Glasnow takes the mound and has full permission to […]

Watch Houston Astros Vs. Tampa Bay Rays Stream Live: Start Time, ALDS Game 4, Rays Must Win To Force 5th Game

At 36-years-old, Justin Verlander is coming off a history-making season in which he won 21 games against just six losses, registered a 2.58 ERA to place second in the category in the American League behind teammate Gerrit Cole, and struck out 300 batters for the first time in his 15-year Major League Baseball career. Along […]

Watch Tampa Bay Rays Vs. Oakland A’s Stream Live: Start Time, Preview, American League Wild Card Game

The Tampa Bay Rays will make their fifth postseason appearance since the team entered Major league Baseball as an expansion club in 1998. In addition, this will be their first since 2013, when they traveled across the country to face the Oakland A’s in the 2019 American League Wild Card playoff game. Though the Rays […]

Viral Video Shows A Young Boy Catch A Foul Baseball And Give It To His Little Sister

For young baseball fans there is nothing more exciting than the prospect of catching a foul ball when watching your favorite team play. It’s not something that happens very often, but when it does, it’s a moment to remember. Joseph Hartman is a 12-year-old boy who couldn’t wait to watch the Tampa Bay Rays play […]

C.C. Sabathia Blows Shot At $500,000 Payday After Drilling Rays’ Jesus Sucre In 6th Inning

The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays game went in an odd direction that no one saw coming when lineup cards were exchanged at home plate. The Yankees 38-year-old former ace, C.C. Sabathia was on the mound in a game that meant something. The Yankees are trying to secure a home field advantage for […]

Watch Boston Red Sox Vs Tampa Bay Rays Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, BoSox Look To Snap Losing Streak

The team with the best record in Major League Baseball, the Boston Red Sox, have hit their worse slump of the 2018 season, losing five of their last seven games, as Baseball Reference reports. And if they fail to defeat the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, they will suffer their first series sweep of the […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Rays Seeing Significant Interest In Chris Archer

Sitting at 19 games back in the AL East, the Rays are in a position to sell, and Chris Archer has the potential to be the most lucrative chip they have to throw in the pot. After the Rays fire sale last off-season that shipped off three former All-Stars, including Evan Longoria, the Rays are […]

Milwaukee Brewers Choose Experience Over Upside By Trading Ji-Man Choi For Tampa Bay Rays INF Brad Miller

The Milwaukee Brewers’ trade for Tampa Bay Rays infielder Brad Miller is a gutsy move. It is a trade which could pay huge dividends in the Brewers’ pursuit of an MLB playoff berth. However, acquiring Brad Miller from the Rays came at a significant cost for the Brewers. Ji-Man Choi is going to the Tampa […]

MLB News: The Boston Red Sox Are In First Place Despite Opening Day Disaster

The Boston Red Sox have bounced back from wasting a dominant performance by ace Chris Sale on MLB Opening Day 2018 against the Tampa Bay Rays and now claim sole possession of first place in the American League East going into tonight’s action. In an example how professional baseball is a day-to-day roller coaster, and […]

MLB Opening Day 2018: Boston Red Sox Bullpen Falters In Tampa Bay Rays Comeback Win

MLB Opening Day 2018 appeared to be a sure win for the Boston Red Sox, who were leading 4-0 down the stretch. The Tampa Bay Rays managed only four hits against their American League East rival today. Yet in a dramatic comeback, the Rays prevailed in the game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, […]

MLB Spring Training 2018: Pittsburgh Pirates Topple Tampa Bay Rays In Bradenton

In an MLB spring training interleague matchup on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the visiting Tampa Bay Rays by a score of 7-5 at LECOM Park (formerly known as McKechnie Field) in Bradenton, Florida. In a sign that the Grapefruit League is winding down, starting position players remained in the lineup for almost the entire […]

MLB Rumors: Free Agent Alex Cobb To Sign With Orioles, Per Ken Rosenthal

There are MLB rumors that free agent pitcher Alex Cobb will officially sign with the Baltimore Orioles, as a deal is close. Ken Rosenthal was among the first to send out the news, according to his sources. That ends the drought for one of the remaining top free agents on the market just about a […]

Yankees Rumors: Alex Cobb Still In The Mix For New York, Reports ‘Newsday’

The New York Yankees are expected to start the 2018 MLB season with the current starting rotation that they have. However, the Yankees will continuously be linked to starting pitchers because they might need to shore up their rotation if they want to improve their World Series chances this season. Alex Cobb remains a free […]

Carlos Gomez Signs With Tampa Bay Rays, Fantasy Baseball Owners Should Take Note

Carlos Gomez has signed with the Tampa Bay Rays, giving the team additional outfield depth. Rays fans and fantasy baseball owners should now watch Gomez closely during Spring Training, as he may work toward finding a spot in the Opening Day lineup. A report by ESPN came out Sunday, revealing the details of the just-signed […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Possible Tampa Bay Rays Deal Of Chris Archer Addressed In Report By Jon Heyman

MLB trade rumors provide an update on the possibility of a Chris Archer trade by the Tampa Bay Rays. While it’s the worst kept secret in baseball that the Rays are trying to trade Archer, a deal still hasn’t taken place during the 2018 MLB offseason. A new report by Jon Heyman for FanRag Sports […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Get Brandon Drury, Diamondbacks Get Steven Souza In Three-Team Deal Per ‘AZ Central’

One of the latest MLB trade rumors to pop up Tuesday night from AZ Central indicates that the New York Yankees are part of a three-team deal. The Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Rays are also reportedly involved in the latest trade which has multiple players heading to new rosters. Several of those players address […]

L.A. Angels Trade News: Team In Talks With Tampa Bay Rays For Pitching

L.A. Angels trade news link the team to the Tampa Bay Rays. There had been a number of MLB trade rumors about pitching around the league and something might finally take place after prized free agent Yu Darvish signed with the Chicago Cubs. A new report by Marc Topkin at the Tampa Bay Times links […]

Chris Archer Trade Rumors: Tampa Bay Rays Still Engaged In Trade Talk

Chris Archer trade rumors now indicate that there are multiple teams “engaged in consistent trade talks” with the Tampa Bay Rays. This might indicate that the Rays are getting closer to pulling the trigger on an Archer trade. A report by Jon Morosi posted on MLB.com goes on to explain that the Rays are looking […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Tampa Bay Rays Ship Evan Longoria To San Francisco Giants

Star third baseman Evan Longoria is no longer a member of the Tampa Rays, as the Rays reportedly agreed to trade Longoria to the San Francisco Giants. After being involved in MLB trade rumors involving a litany of hitters, the Giants land a huge bat and recognizable face in Evan Longoria. According to NBC Sports […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Evan Longoria To Giants, Hunter Pence Or Denard Span To Rays?

There have been MLB trade rumors for some time involving the Tampa Bay Rays’ Evan Longoria, and the latest speculation is that the San Francisco Giants have interest. They are just one of several teams who could be presenting offers to Tampa Bay, though. In order for San Francisco to acquire him, they may have […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Evan Longoria Getting Shopped By Tampa Bay Rays

MLB trade rumors present some intriguing news about Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays. It appears that the franchise is willing to deal the former All-Star third baseman in order to save money for the 2018 MLB season. It could be another rebuilding effort for the franchise, suggesting that a Chris Archer trade wouldn’t […]

Chicago Cubs Considered A Strong Contender To Sign Free Agent Pitcher Alex Cobb

The Chicago Cubs officially added Jim Hickey as their new pitching coach, and there is some speculation that free agent pitcher Alex Cobb may soon follow. On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs announced the hiring of Hickey to take on the role as the Cubs’ pitching coach, according to NBC Chicago. The Cubs are hoping to […]

Colby Rasmus ‘To Step Away From Baseball’ For Undisclosed Reasons

The Tampa Bay Rays are without the services of OF Colby Rasmus for the remainder of the season after he decided to take a respite from baseball for undisclosed reasons. The franchise took to Twitter to make the announcement this afternoon, saying that the veteran outfielder has been placed on the restricted list. Rasmus found […]

In ‘Game of Thrones,’ Tampa Bay Rays Take 3 Of 4 From The Boston Red Sox

As part of a Game of Thrones Season 7 cross-promotion, the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox in three of the games in a hard-fought four-game series with playoff implications and playoff intensity at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, heading into the All-Star break. In so doing, the Rays (47-43) pulled into […]

Tampa Bay Rays Send Message To Boston Red Sox By Beating Chris Sale, Xander Bogaerts Injures Hand

The Tampa Bay Rays have been creeping up in the A.L. East standings and not too many people have actually noticed. They’ve noticed that the once-dominant New York Yankees are in free fall, winning just six of their last 21 games and falling from first place in the A.L. East to three-and-a-half games behind the […]

Wild Card Standings 2017: Seattle Mariners Beat Los Angeles Angels Again, Move Closer To Wild Card Leaders

The 2017 Wild Card standings have the Seattle Mariners just one-and-a-half games behind the Tampa Bay Rays now. The Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels (42-42) again on Sunday (July 2), improving to 41-42 on the same day that both American League Wild Card holders lost. The 5-3 victory was an important one, especially because […]

Tampa Bay Rays Star Kevin Kiermaier Out Two Months With Hip Injury

Kevin Kiermaier gave the baseball world yet another reason to stick with the mantra “don’t slide into first base” during the fifth inning of Tampa Bay Rays’ game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Even the outfielder himself reiterated that old adage after the game, according to ESPN. “You always see bad things happen […]

Drew Smyly Injury Update: Seattle Mariners Pitcher Takes Mound, One Step Closer To Mariners Debut

A Drew Smyly injury update has finally come from the Seattle Mariners. Smyly, who the Mariners acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays during the MLB offseason, has yet to appear in a regular season game for his new team. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, the Mariners gave up a lot in the trade for […]

Spring Training 2017: Pittsburgh Pirates Edge Tampa Bay Rays

The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the throwback-uniform-wearing Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 in an MLB interleague spring training matchup Monday afternoon as a Rays comeback fell short. The teams from opposite baseball leagues met at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Florida, the Rays’ spring training facility. The game featured something of a Grapefruit League anomaly with […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Atlanta Braves In Talks To Acquire Tampa Bay Rays Ace Chris Archer

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Braves are interested in making a deal for Tampa Bay Rays ace Chris Archer if the Rays are willing to part with him this offseason. Archer was previously the center of rumors at the 2016 MLB trade deadline as the Los Angeles Dodgers were reportedly interested in trading […]

Los Angeles Dodgers Expected To Trade For Tampa Bay’s Chris Archer

The Los Angeles Dodgers are, without question, one of the more intriguing teams to watch as the MLB trade deadline draws closer. After learning that Clayton Kershaw would miss a chunk of time due to the back injury that has been plaguing his season, the pressure is on the Dodgers to figure out how to […]

Los Angeles Dodgers Trade Rumors: Evan Longoria To L.A. At Trade Deadline? Rays Said To Be In Talks With Dodgers

Rumors that the Los Angeles Dodgers are talking trade deadline deals with the Tampa Bay Rays have indicated that the target of the talks could be three-time All Star third baseman Evan Longoria, the 2008 American League Rookie of the Year and the longest standing member of the current Rays squad. The Rays are among […]

MLB Trade Deadline: Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Rays Discussing Matt Moore

Despite getting ace Yu Darvish back on Saturday, the Rangers are searching for upgrades to their starting rotation. According to Yahoo! Sports‘ Jon Morosi, the Rangers and Rays have discussed a trade involving former American League All-Star Matt Moore. The talks between the two teams have also included relief pitchers as the Rangers seek to […]

Red Sox And Rick Porcello Prevail Over Tampa Bay Rays

The scuffling Boston Red Sox won only their 10th game in the month of June with an 8-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays last night at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Manager John Farrell’s post-game meeting after the 13-7 loss to the offensively challenged Rays on Monday night (in which Tampa broke its […]

Tampa Bay Rays Pound Red Sox, Snap 11-Game Losing Streak

Seven runs is usually more than enough offense to win an MLB game, but not when the same team gives up 13 runs to the otherwise light-hitting Tampa Bay Rays. In the first game of a three-game series, Tampa Bay ended its 11-game losing streak last night with an 18-hit attack against the visiting Boston […]

San Francisco Giants: Jeff Samardzija Recaptures Aggression In Killer Complete Game

For the past few weeks before last night’s 5-0 win against the Tampa Bay Rays, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija had not looked like himself. Yesterday, though, Samardzija returned with a vengeance, pitching his first full game of San Francisco’s 2016 season while holding the Rays to four hits and one run (a […]

Emily Austen: Former Fox Sports Reporter Shows Her Racism — Of Course She Worked For Fox News

Emily Austen used to be a reporter for Fox Sports — until she was caught on camera being completely racist. Austen was a Fox Sports Florida and Fox Sports Sun sideline reporter who covers the Orlando Magic as well as the Tampa Bay Rays. It’s not surprising that someone associated with Fox News is a […]

Boston Red Sox Place Joe Kelly On DL With Shoulder Impingement

The Boston Red Sox have placed starting pitcher Joe Kelly on the 15-day disabled list due to an impingement in his right shoulder, manager John Farrell told reporters, including the Providence Journal’s Tim Britton. Kelly left his start against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday evening after facing just four batters and walking two of […]

MLB News: James Loney Inks Minor League Deal With San Diego Padres

After being cut by the Tampa Bay Rays prior to the regular season, first baseman James Loney has signed a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. While there has been no official announcement from the Padres organization, Loney tweeted his excitement about joining the team. I’m […]

Beer Can Diplomacy: Angry Fan Protests Cuba Game, Heaves Brew Into Tampa Rays Dugout

An angry fan whipped a beer can into the Tampa Bay Rays dugout Saturday night. The Rays exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Pirates was temporarily delayed while the as-yet-unnamed 60-year-old man was restrained and taken into custody. No one was injured. The Tampa Bay Rays traveled to Cuba to play an exhibition game there against […]

Tampa Bay Rays Beat Cuba As Obama, Family Watch From Stands

The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cuba national team on Tuesday, a historic meeting of the two formerly hostile nations that symbolizes the Obama administration’s efforts to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba. As MSN reports, compared to normal Cuban baseball games — complete with raucous crowds, music, dancing, and almost nonstop horn-blowing — […]

Historic Game Between Cuba And MLB’s Rays Puts Future Relations Center-Stage

The Tampa Bays Rays defeated the Cuban National Team on Tuesday 4-1 in a historic matchup that saw United States President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro, among many other important faces, in attendance. The game is the first time since 1999 that an MLB team visits and plays in the country of Cuba. […]

Watch Tampa Bay Rays Vs. Cuba Baseball Live Stream: Historic Game From Havana, President Obama To Attend

The day after a landmark meeting in Cuba between United States President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro, the Tampa Bay Rays will take on the Cuba national baseball team in an exhibition game that will stream live from Havana, Cuba — the first game between a Major League Baseball team and a Cuba […]

MLB News: Rafael Soriano Set To Retire After 14 Seasons

Longtime relief pitcher Rafael Soriano is set to retire from baseball despite having signed a minor-league deal with the Toronto Blue Jays a few weeks ago, according to James Wagner of the Washington Post. Soriano had not yet reported to Blue Jays camp, as he was experiencing visa issues, MLB Trade Rumors noted. From former […]

Tampa Bay Rays Rumors: Who Is New Rays Closer With Brad Boxberger Injury? [Breaking]

Tampa Bay Rays rumors address who the new closer will be to replace Brad Boxberger. These Rays rumors stem from a report that he will miss about eight weeks due to a surgery. The Twitter page for the Tampa Bay Rays stated that Boxberger has undergone surgery to repair a “core muscle” on March 17, […]

Tampa Bay Rays Acquire Corey Dickerson In Four-Player Trade

The Colorado Rockies have confirmed a four-player trade, in which the team will acquire pitchers Jake McGee and German Marquez from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for outfielder Corey Dickerson and third base prospect Kevin Padlo. OFFICIAL: #Rockies acquire pitchers Jake McGee & German Marquez in exchange for OF Corey Dickerson & 3B Kevin […]

New York Mets News: Asdrubal Cabrera Is An Upgrade At Shortstop

While he may not be an elite player at his position, the New York Mets’ new shortstop, Asdrubal Cabrera, still represents an upgrade over what the team had, Mark Simon of ESPN writes. On December 9, Cabrera agreed to a two-year, $18.5 million deal with the Mets, SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo first reported. The 30-year-old […]

MLB News: Pittsburgh Pirates Sign John Jaso

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to sign left-handed swinging and versatile seven-year veteran John Jaso to a two-year contract, the club announced via Twitter. The #Pirates have announced the signing of first baseman/outfielder John Jaso to a two-year contract. pic.twitter.com/e18NkAO1p5 — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) December 23, 2015 Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that Jaso […]

Rays, Mariners Agree To Six-Player Trade Involving Miller, Morrison, And Karns

The Tampa Bay Rays acquired shortstop Brad Miller, first baseman/outfielder Logan Morrison and reliever Danny Farquhar from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for outfielder Boog Powell and pitchers Nate Karns and C.J. Riefenhauser, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. #Rays announce trade: They acquire SS Miller, 1B/OF Morrison and RHR Farquhar from #Mariners for […]