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DRaysBay Jul 24, 2015

Rays trade rumors: High likelihood team could deal from bullpen

Yesterday afternoon, SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reported the Rays are listening on veterans David DeJesus, John Jaso, and Kevin Jepsen, while rebuffing requests for any pitchers under long term control. All of this coincides with the Rays also being in the market for a catcher, and asking for non-rentals in any major league pieces offered. In other words, they want players with years of control. The Rays have plenty of outfielders and made it this far without Jaso, so the first two rumors are less of a surprise. DeJesus and the DH Jaso could be rentals for any team that comes calling and, in...
DRaysBay Jul 23, 2015

Reports: Rays Open To Trading DeJesus, Jaso, and Jepsen

According to Chris Cotillo, the Rays are open to trading the three veteran players. This report coming from Chris Cotillo of SBNation can be read in it's entirety here. If the Rays are willing to sell, the veterans who are the most likely to be moved are David DeJesus, John Jaso and Kevin Jepsen, according to a source. Multiple teams have reached out with interest in the team's controllable starters (Nathan Karns, Erasmo Ramirez and Alex Colome) and relievers (Brad Boxberger and Jake McGee), though the Rays would have to be overwhelmed to part with any of those arms. The fact that the...
Tampa Bay Times Jul 9, 2015

Jaso a needed positive for Rays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Even with Thursday's 8-3 loss completing a four-game sweep by the Royals and a 1-6 road trip, the Rays had something to be encouraged about as John Jaso made an impressive return to the lineup.
Tampa Tribune Jul 9, 2015

Rays Notes: Jaso bringing life to top of lineup

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- At least Rays DH/OF John Jaso is hitting. Jaso returned this week from an 83-game stay on the disabled list with a left wrist contusion and was 7-for-12 with two walks in the four games against the Royals. He reached base in his first plate appearance of each game.
Tampa Tribune Jul 7, 2015

Rays place Souza on DL, activate Jaso

KANSAS CITY -- The Rays placed right fielder Steven Souza Jr., on the 15-day disabled list with a right finger laceration and activated designated hitter John Jaso from the disabled list. The clear space on the 40-man roster, RHP Preston Guilmet was designated for assignment. Jaso has not

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