1 min ago
The Rays Tank: Pooches and Carats
The Rays will be releasing their 2014 Players and Pooches calendar, just in time for the holiday season! You can head on over to petpalanimalshelter.com to pick yours up for $15! Or if you live in the Bay area and want to pick one up in person, you can head to the following locations: @WriteforGod Tampa team store, Pet Pal Animal Shelter and Pet ... (more)
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Taking an Early Look at the Tampa Bay Rays' 2014 Roster
The offseason remains young. If you are unsure whether that is actually the case, David Price remains a starting pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays and there remains a real chance some other team will head until 2014 wtih a legitimate ace at the top of their staff and an excited fan base looking forward to a year to remember.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Loney proves good fit with Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays extended themselves in bringing back 1B James Loney with a three-year, $21 million deal that is the largest given to a free agent in Andrew Friedman 's tenure.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Would the Rays Accept Less MLB-Ready Prospects for David Price?
Whenever we think about the return the Rays will get for David Price , there is always one type of player that comes to mind: a nearly big league-ready prospect among the most highly-touted in baseball poised to make his presence felt before long.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
MLB trade rumors: Why Kemp-for-Price makes sense
Maybe LA believes that Kemp figures to bring more in return than Andre Ethier, but the fact that Kemp was limited to 73 games this year by multiple injuries has to be at least mildly concerning.
Could a Matt Joyce-Mitch Moreland Swap Make Sense?
While most of the rumors surrounding them involve ace left-hander David Price , the Rays have another move they have to make in the coming weeks, and that is finding a first baseman.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Price pluses to Rays outweigh trade value
They are going to trade their ace pitcher sooner or later. I vote for later. Like sometime next season, maybe even next year.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Some New Trades to Consider
Over the past week, the Yankees have made two significant free agents signings, Brian McCann , and Jacoby Ellsbury .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Tampa Bay Online
Rays turning their focus to first base
Now that the Tampa Bay Rays found an upgrade at catcher and added a relief pitcher capable of either taking over the closer role or getting high-leverage outs in the late innings, Andrew Friedman can focus on what was his top priority when the offseason began in October.
How Serious Are the Rays About Mark Ellis?
A rumor came into the news today that seems quite curious to many. According to Ken Rosenthal , the Tampa Bay Rays are one of three teams interested in free agent second baseman Mark Ellis along with the Kansas City Royals and Ellis' former team, the Los Angeles Dodgers .
Don't Underestimate Jose Molina's Hustle
Sep 20, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA;Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Molina scores during the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field.
BTF's Baseball Primer
Keri: MLB Trade Value Rankings, Part 1
Welcome to the second edition of Grantland's MLB Trade Value Rankings, where we'll try to make sense of it all by addressing the question that fuels so many bar-room debates: Would you trade this guy for that guy? Answering that requires engaging in a thought experiment.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Deep Left Field
Indians Tender Contracts to Several Players
The Indians chose to tender 2014 contracts to six of the nine players who were eligible for arbitration, electing to non-tender catcher Lou Marson , outfielder Matt Carson and reliever Tyler Cloyd .
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Sam Fuld To Be Non-Tendered By Rays
According to Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Sam Fuld will not be tendered a contract by the Rays before tonight's deadline.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Rays turn focus to filling opening at first base
With C Jose Molina all but officially announced as re-signed and the bullpen reconstruction, even with Mark Lowe and Juan Carlos Oviedo added, expected to be ongoing into January, the Rays presumably will turn their attention to first base.
Call to the Pen
2013 Season in Review: Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays made the playoffs once again in 2013, but came up short in the post season.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Rays keep catcher Jose Molina with two-year deal
The Rays and free agent catcher Jose Molina have agreed to a two-year contract, reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Tampa Bay Rays Have Few Holes Left to Fill in Offseason
Sep 30, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers is welcomed back to the dugout after scoring a run against the Texas Rangers during the first inning at Rangers Ballpark at Arlington.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The Rays will use a DH rotation
Edgar Martinez's and David Ortiz 's Hall of Fame cases often get bogged down in "they're only part-time players" and "anyone can just DH" arglebargle.