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Tampa Bay Rays open Tropicana Field for workouts

The Rays began preparations for the commencement of the MLB season by working out at Tropicana Field Monday.

Rays opening Tropicana Field to players on 40-man roster

As states throughout the nation begin to lift or ease their stay-at-home ordinances, several teams have begun to open their facilities to 40-man players.

Tropicana Field Opens Monday, Only ‘Extremely Limited Activities’ Allowed

Tropicana Field is open for business… soon. The home of the Tampa Bay Rays will reopen its doors Monday, according... Read More »

Rays ace Blake Snell doubles down on controversial remarks

Snell’s comments were met by support from some and the ire of others. Snell has since been backed up by other big-name players, including Bryce Harper of the Phillies.

ESPN's Buster Olney: Wouldn't 'bet' on MLB playing this year

There are differing opinions on beginning the MLB season among the sports talking heads.

Rays pitcher Blake Snell won't play for a reduced salary

Snell says that the risk he is taking in playing amid a global pandemic is far too great for him to accept a reduced salary.
Rays' Blake Snell on Playing During Pandemic, Taking Pay Cut: 'I'm Not Playing Unless I Get Mine'

Rays' Blake Snell on Playing During Pandemic, Taking Pay Cut: 'I'm Not Playing Unless I Get Mine'

Tampa Bay Rays ace pitcher Blake Snell is no fan of the idea of playing high-risk baseball for less money. In fact, when it comes to the question of risking infection while playing under MLB's

Remembering the No. 1 picks: 2000-09

2000-2009 yielded a wide array of hits and misses at the No. 1 overall pick in the MLB Draft.

Red Sox Classics: Relive Bizarre Brawling History Of Red Sox-Rays Rivalry

The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry gets all the headlines, and rightfully so. Despite it being reduced to a simmer in recent... Read More »
Rays Minor Leaguer Learned of Family's Murder on Facebook

Rays Minor Leaguer Learned of Family's Murder on Facebook

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguer Blake Bivens says he learned through social media of the deaths of three family members last summer.

MLB top 10 center fielders in 2020: Trout and Bellinger, a Hollywood MVP double feature

To say there is an embarrassment of riches in heart of the outfield currently would be a ridiculous understatement. Mike Trout and Cody Bellinger, aka the reigning MVPs of their respective leagues,

MLB's top 10 left fielders in 2020: Juan Soto is both the present and the future

Between its top players changing homes in the outfield, injuries and/or age or simply diminishing returns, the list of top left fielders has changed both dramatically and annually.

MLB top 10 left fielders in 2020: Juan Soto is both the present and the future

Between its top players changing homes in the outfield, injuries and/or age or simply diminishing returns, the list of top left fielders has changed both dramatically and annually.

Ex-Yankee Phil Hughes Windmill-Dunks On Rays With Masterful Troll Job

Alright, we’ll say it: Phil Hughes is better at tweeting than he was at pitching. (That’s not necessarily a dig... Read More »

MLB's top 10 second basemen in 2020

Under normal circumstances, the 2020 Major League Baseball season would be rounding into its first full month of action. However, these are far from regular times and due to the global shift in the
'I Will Sever Your Neck': Gambler Sent Threatening Messages to Athletes

'I Will Sever Your Neck': Gambler Sent Threatening Messages to Athletes

A sports bettor has been charged with sending hundreds of threatening messages to college and pro athletes over social media.

Astros Hire James Click as General Manager

Click replaces Jeff Luhnow, the G.M. who was suspended and subsequently fired over the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal last month.

Rival Rays Have Begun Dealing As MLB Winter Meetings Swiftly Approach

The MLB hot stove is about to start boiling. With Winter Meetings approaching, the offseason almost officially is over. And... Read More »

Rays, St. Pete No Longer Considering Splitting Home Turf With Montreal

The Tampa Bay Rays are staying put … for now. The Rays had considered splitting their time between their current... Read More »
Real or Imagined, Baseball Spying Causes Angst in the Playoffs

Real or Imagined, Baseball Spying Causes Angst in the Playoffs

There will always be suspicions when one team seems to know too much about what the other has planned.