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DRaysBay Apr 14, 2017
Tampa Bay Rays news and links: Seattle, where ex-Rays with long hair find power

Tampa Bay Rays news and links: Seattle, where ex-Rays with long hair find power

Also, how worried are we about the LHP in the ‘pen? Getting swept by the Yankees isn’t fun, but this hit was. And more importantly, whoever is behind the Rays twitter has a sense of humor (we already knew this, but continued props): Noted home run hitter Peter Bourjos was geared up for this fastball.#RaysUp pic.twitter.com/heQU7mCZM2— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) April 14, 2017 Bill Chastain has the best post-game collection of quotes, from Mallex Smith on his injury (he was trying to get into a rundown on purpose so that the run could score), and from Kevin Cash on Xavior...
DRaysBay Apr 6, 2017
Luke Maile claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays

Luke Maile claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays

Maile will report to the Blue Jays Triple-A affiliate The Tampa Bay Rays lost another player on the waiver wire. After losing Nick Franklin to the Milwaukee Brewers yesterday, the Toronto Blue Jays have claimed Luke Maile off of waivers. The Rays designated Maile for assignment on Opening Day as they needed a roster spot to add Peter Bourjos to the active roster. Luke Maile made his major league debut during the 2015 season as he was added to club when rosters expanded. Originally drafted in the 8th round of the 2012 draft, Maile made it to the majors fairly quickly. Last year with the...
DRaysBay Apr 5, 2017
Peter Bourjos fought the B-Ring and lost

Peter Bourjos fought the B-Ring and lost

Welcome to Tropicana Field Rays fifth outfielder Peter Bourjos was acquired from the White Sox for his ability to cover any outfield position with defensive competence, and because the Rays bench is currently short on right handed hitting outfielders, Bourjos received a start today against the Yankees and CC Sabathia. This was the second game of the season, and Peter Bourjos’s first action in Tropicana Field in some years. Let’s see how it went: At first it seemed like Peter Bourjos merely lost the ball in the off-white rooftop of Tropicana Field, but that is typically...
CSN Philly Apr 1, 2017

MLB Notes: Former Phillie Peter Bourjos makes Rays' opening day roster

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Reliever Tommy Hunter, outfielder Peter Bourjos and first baseman Rickie Weeks, Jr. will be on Tampa Bay's opening day roster after
Washington Times Apr 1, 2017

RHP Hunter, OF Bourjos, INF Weeks to begin season with Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Reliever Tommy Hunter, outfielder Peter Bourjos and first baseman Rickie Weeks, Jr. will be on Tampa Bay's opening day roster after joining the Rays on minor league contracts. The team said Saturday that Hunter, Bourjos, Weeks and catcher Jesus Sucre will be selected and added ...
DRaysBay Mar 31, 2017
Meet your 2017 Tampa Bay Rays

Meet your 2017 Tampa Bay Rays

A link to our collected Season Preview articles Below you will find links to our collected season previews for the 2017 Tampa Bay Rays below. With only a few left to publish, we will continue updating this article with links to season previews as they reach the site. Catcher Wilson Ramos (DL) Derek Norris Jesus Sucre Infield 1B Logan Morrison 1B Rickie Weeks 2B Brad Miller - to be published 3B Evan Longoria SS Matt Duffy (DL) SS Tim Beckham UT Nick Franklin UT Daniel Robertson Outfield LF Corey Dickerson CF Kevin Kiermaier RF Steven Souza Jr. OF Colby Rasmus (DL) OF Peter Bourjos OF Mallex...
Outside Pitch Mar 30, 2017

The Chicago White Sox curious case of Peter Bourjos

Veteran major leaguer Peter Bourjos was closing out the best Spring Training of his career with the Chicago White Sox and seemed to have the starting role in center field locked up before he was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday. After Charlie Tilson suffered what seemed to be an innocuous stress reaction […] The post The Chicago White Sox curious case of Peter Bourjos appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
DRaysBay Mar 30, 2017
Tampa Bay Rays news and links: Truck Day Two

Tampa Bay Rays news and links: Truck Day Two

Heading north. It’s the other truck day. Moving day at Charlotte Sports Park. Last spring game for #rays in Port Charlotte pic.twitter.com/GRQbdqW5k7— Roger Mooney (@RogerMooney50) March 30, 2017 All the reporters are taking arty phone pictures at dawn today. I think Neil’s is best? One last time in Port Charlotte #RaysUp pic.twitter.com/VfLKXzxPdM— Neil Solondz (@neilsolondz) March 30, 2017 Speaking of the sun, Peter Bourjos likes it. Peter Bourjos went 3-for-5 with a HR and 3 RBI in his Rays debut.Hear more of what the speedy outfielder had to say this morning....
Tampa Tribune Mar 29, 2017
Peter Bourjos debuts with a bang for Rays

Peter Bourjos debuts with a bang for Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE - On his first day as a Ray, OF Peter Bourjos made a leaping catch at the centerfield wall, had three hits - including a two-run homer - and three RBIs."You always want to make a good first impression," Bourjos said."A pretty good first impression," manager Kevin
Tampa Tribune Mar 29, 2017
Veterans Rickie Weeks, Tommy Hunter make Rays roster; Peter Bourjos trade completed

Veterans Rickie Weeks, Tommy Hunter make Rays roster; Peter Bourjos trade completed

PORT CHARLOTTE - The first challenge for veterans Tommy Hunter and Rickie Weeks was showing the Rays after signing minor-league deals that they were worthy of earning spots on the opening day roster, and both got word in advance of Tuesday's contractual deadline that they had.Next comes the
CSN Chicago Mar 28, 2017

White Sox reward Jacob May with starting job after all-out performance

With Peter Bourjos out of the picture now the White Sox will start Jacob May in center field when the regular season begins next week.
Outside Pitch Mar 28, 2017

Peter Bourjos added to Tampa Bay Rays outfield mix

Reports came in early Tuesday that the Tampa Bay Rays acquired outfielder Peter Bourjos from the Chicago White Sox for cash considerations or a player to be named later. Known primarily as a skilled center fielder, Bourjos’ addition gives the Rays a veteran backup option who could see early season action with offseason signee Colby Rasmus […] The post Peter Bourjos added to Tampa Bay Rays outfield mix appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Chicago Tribune Mar 28, 2017

Jacob May feels ‘awesome’ about White Sox shot after Peter Bourjos trade

Jacob May began to receive text messages Monday night alerting him of the news. On Tuesday morning, he read one from his great-uncle, former White Sox outfielder Carlos May. “He was like, ‘I’m excited for you -- get used to the cold,’” May said. “It’s awesome to kind of be able to carry on that...
Chicago Tribune Mar 28, 2017

Outfielder Jacob May on the Peter Bourjos trade

White Sox outfielder Jacob May on the Peter Bourjos trade and receiving congratulations from his uncle, Carlos May. (Colleen Kane/Chicago Tribune)
South Side Showdown Mar 28, 2017

White Sox Trade Peter Bourjos to Rays for Cash Considerations

White Sox trade veteran outfielder to Tampa Bay before end of Spring Training. The South Siders outfield depth gets thinner after trade. The number of players attempting to win the starting center field job for the Chicago White Sox is now down to two. According to Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago, the Rays acquired veteran […] White Sox Trade Peter Bourjos to Rays for Cash Considerations - Southside Showdown - Southside Showdown - A Chicago White Sox Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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