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Rays Colored Glasses 6 hours ago

Tampa Bay Rays Play the Midnight Roster Shuffle

The Tampa Bay Rays did a little tweaking with the bullpen during the midnight hours, as they departed with Pruitt and Alvarado while adding a comparatively unknown in Adam Kolarek. The Tampa Bay Rays officially added tonight’s starter Blake Snell to the 25-man roster following Tuesday night’s game against the Pirates by optioning Austin Pruitt […] Tampa Bay Rays Play the Midnight Roster Shuffle - Rays Colored Glasses - Rays Colored Glasses - A Tampa Bay Rays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates Breakdown 9 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call- The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

In our Daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates. The Bucs entire season to date was summed up in Tuesday’s 4-2 extra inning loss to the Tampa Rays. The three hour, five minute game brought out the good, the bad and the ugly […] The post...
DRaysBay 6 hours ago
Rays top local television ratings, draw more than UF College World Series win and The Bachelorette

Rays top local television ratings, draw more than UF College World Series win and The Bachelorette

A busy Monday Night still had the Rays on top in the Tampa Bay market, a sign of surging popularity. The Tampa Bay Rays have always been a great television product, and this year having a competitive team in the AL East has helped their case. The Rays are contenders, and have started acting like it by adding top notch defensive SS Adeiny Hechavarria in a trade last weekend. Hechavarria made his debut last night in Pittsburgh on a busy night in the local television market, and the Tampa Bay community was tuned in: #RaysTVRatings: Last night's #Rays win v Pitt (2.8 HH) averaged more...
DRaysBay 7 hours ago

Tampa Bay Rays sign 4th overall pick Brendan McKay to record deal

The Rays have signed the best player of this year’s draft class to the highest amount ever in the bonus pool era. The Tampa Bay Rays have signed their first round selection and the 4th overall pick in the 2017 MLB draft, Brendan McKay, to a record amount. The team made the announcement last night...

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Tampa Tribune 20 hours ago
Rays journal: Alex Cobb brilliant in 10-inning victory

Rays journal: Alex Cobb brilliant in 10-inning victory

PITTSBURGH - RHP Alex Cobb couldn't have been much better for the Rays on Tuesday, taking a no-hitter into the seventh and working eight strong innings overall in a 4-2 10-inning victory over the Pirates.Cobb lost his shot at a no-hitter when Josh Harrison singled to lead off the seventh
Tampa Tribune 20 hours ago
For good of the Rays, Tim Beckham should embrace move to second

For good of the Rays, Tim Beckham should embrace move to second

PITTSBURGH - The acquisition of slick-fielding shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria said a lot of things, most notably that the Rays are serious about making in-season moves to bolster their chances to make the playoffs, with a reliever, or two, next on the shopping list.But as the ramifications of
Tampa Tribune 20 hours ago
Rays at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, Pittsburgh

Rays at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, Pittsburgh

Tonight: at Pirates7:05, PNC Park, PittsburghTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)Rays info: Toll-free 1-888-326-7297Probable pitchersRays: LH Blake Snell (0-4, 4.71)PIRATES: RH Ivan Nova (7-5, 3.06)On Snell: Rejoins rotation after six-week stint at Triple A, going 5-0, 2.66 in seven
Tampa Tribune 20 hours ago
Rays sign first-round pick Brendan McKay to record bonus

Rays sign first-round pick Brendan McKay to record bonus

PITTSBURGH - Determining whether top draft pick Brendan McKay will be more productive as a pitcher or a hitter or can handle the demands of doing both professionally will be a long endeavor that could take years.But the Rays and McKay were able to get the process started fairly quickly,
Tampa Tribune Jun 27, 2017
Joe Maddon: What my time in Tampa Bay meant — and still means — to me

Joe Maddon: What my time in Tampa Bay meant — and still means — to me

Editor's note: The Rays next week in Chicago will meet up for the first time with former manager Joe Maddon, who is in his third year leading the Cubs after nine with the Rays. In advance of the Tuesday-Wednesday series, we asked Maddon to share his thoughts in a column on what his time in Tampa
Tampa Tribune Jun 26, 2017
Rays acquire slick-fielding shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria from Marlins

Rays acquire slick-fielding shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria from Marlins

ST. PETERSBURG - Chaim Bloom said the Rays weren't necessarily in the market for a shortstop. The team has a number of those. But when the Marlins recently began shopping Adeiny Hechavarria, well, that was too much to pass up."We view Adeiny Hechavarria as one of the better defensive
Tampa Tribune Jun 26, 2017
Rays at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, Pittsburgh

Rays at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, Pittsburgh

Tonight: at Pirates7:05, PNC ParkTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)Probable pitchersRays: Alex Cobb (6-5, 4.05) PIRATES: RH Trevor Williams (3-3, 5.09)On Cobb: Is 2-0, 2.29 over past three starts and has pitched at least six innings in each. Is 9-3, 2.79 in 14 career interleague
Tampa Tribune Jun 25, 2017
Jones: Fox Sports Sun shows depth in Rays coverage

Jones: Fox Sports Sun shows depth in Rays coverage

tom jones' two centsTampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones looks back at the best and worst from a weekend of televised sports.Best coverageFun weekend to watch the Rays on Fox Sports Sun though the broadcast was missing its MVP: analyst Brian Anderson.Anderson has been on vacation for the past week,
Tampa Tribune Jun 25, 2017
Rays' bullpen stars lit up in loss to Orioles

Rays' bullpen stars lit up in loss to Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG - Saturday it was the soft underbelly of the bullpen that let one get away from the Rays, incurring the wrath of the team's faithful followers, who wondered why the high-leverage guys weren't pitching.Sunday, the A squad had its chance to protect a one-run eighth-inning lead,
Tampa Tribune Jun 25, 2017
Rays journal: Blake Snell to rejoin rotation, Erasmo Ramirez heads to bullpen

Rays journal: Blake Snell to rejoin rotation, Erasmo Ramirez heads to bullpen

ST. PETERSBURG - LHP Blake Snell is rejoining the Rays' rotation, but the move has as much to do with helping the bullpen as it does with Snell's improvement during his time at Triple-A Durham.RHP Erasmo Ramirez will head back to the bullpen to help that beleaguered unit. Ramirez is 1-0 with
Tampa Tribune Jun 25, 2017

Roger Mooney's takeaways from Sunday's Rays-Orioles game

RHP Erasmo Ramirez is not happy about moving back to the bullpen, and can you blame him? But that's the best move for the Rays now. He can fill several roles: long man, setup man, even closer in a pinch. The Rays need to settle the bullpen, and Ramirez has proven he's capable of doing that.The
Tampa Tribune Jun 25, 2017

Rays up next: at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, Pittsburgh

Today: OffUp next: at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, PNC Park, PittsburghProbable pitchers: Rays, RH Alex Cobb (6-5, 4.05); Pirates, RH Trevor Williams (3-3, 5.09)TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)On deckWednesday: at Pirates, 7:05. Rays, LH Blake Snell (0-4, 4.71); Pirates, RH Ivan
Tampa Tribune Jun 25, 2017
Rays blow another lead, lose rubber match to Orioles (w/video)

Rays blow another lead, lose rubber match to Orioles (w/video)

ST. PETERSBURG - The Orioles rallied past the Rays on Sunday, winning the rubber match of the three-game series 8-5.It was the first time the Rays lost a series at home since May 8-11 when they dropped three of four to Kansas City.The Orioles scored three in the ninth off Rays closer Alex

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