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Two traded Rays prospects set to debut in Texas

Two traded Rays prospects set to debut in Texas

Former Rays prospect Nick Solak | Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The future is now for two former Rays prospects shipped out The Rays have made several trades over the last year, but two in particular raised eyebrows, and both involved the Texas Rangers. In the off-season the Rays traded away rising LHP Brock Burke to acquire RHRP Emilio Pagan, a deal that also sent INF Jurickson Profar to the Athletics. Tampa Bay seemed to be getting the short end in terms of top talent, but Pagan has proven the team right thus far. Betting on a small sample size in September, the Rays had high hopes...

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GDT: Remember Mallex Smith?

GDT: Remember Mallex Smith?

Photo by Stephen Brashear/ The Rays are a better team without him, but I still miss the guy. Anyway go Rays, let’s not try to lose this series against an inferior team...like they so desperately wanted to do with the Tigers.
Tampa Bay Times 9 hours ago

With Brendan McKay sent down, what's next for Rays?

Sending rookie lefty Brendan McKay back to Triple-A, even if it's just for 10 days to do some bullpen work to get re-calibrated, sure seemed like the right move given how he struggled again in
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Rays prospects and minor leagues: Kevin Padlo continues to tear up the International League

Rays prospects and minor leagues: Kevin Padlo continues to tear up the International League

Kevin Padlo hit his 9th double and 18th extra base hit since his promotion. Triple-A Durham Bulls (69-57) The Durham Bulls fell to the Charlotte Knights 13-11. Kevin Padlo’s RBI double in the fourth inning scored the only run for Durham while falling behind 11-1 through the middle of the sixth inning. In the bottom of the sixth the Bulls scored three runs. Padlo and Rocky Gale hit RBI singles and Daniel Robertson contributed a RBI groundout. In the seventh Padlo walked with the bases loaded and a wild pitch scored a second run to cut the deficit to 11-6. In the eighth the Knights extended...
Tampa Bay Times 12 hours ago
Home run robbers, including Rays' Kevin Kermaier, get praise -- and swag -- for spectacular plays

Home run robbers, including Rays' Kevin Kermaier, get praise -- and swag -- for spectacular plays

It was late in the 2015 season when Baltimore's Manny Machado smoked a pitch from Tampa Bay's Chris Archer into center field at Camden Yards.Kevin Kiermaier sprinted to the wall, turned and leaped high above it before reaching back and snatching the ball. He banged off the wall and landed
Tampa Bay Times 18 hours ago
Marc Topkin's takeaways from Rays 9-3 loss to Mariners

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Rays 9-3 loss to Mariners

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Rays 9-3 loss to Mariners:* If there was a highlight for the Rays on the mound, it was infielder Mike Brosseau working a 1-2-3 ninth, their only pitcher to do so, mixing speeds from 53 to 77 and keeping the Mariners off balance. He was cheered for
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Mariners 9, Rays 3: Honestly, saw this one coming

Mariners 9, Rays 3: Honestly, saw this one coming

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports My subtle attempt at reverse jinx in the Tank this morning was to no avail woof. After a full walk-off weekend, the Rays left a bit of a stain in their pants Monday, getting demolished 9-3 by the 53-73 Seattle Mariners. The offense continued to look limp, Brendan McKay had his second straight rough start (and he honestly hasn’t looked great in over a month—when he was likely performing a bit over his head), and the defense had a rare off night. The Offense It’s not too hard to spot the silver linings on Monday night actually, so let’s get those out...
Tampa Bay Times 21 hours ago
Brendan McKay falters, Rays fall to Mariners in ugly 9-3 loss

Brendan McKay falters, Rays fall to Mariners in ugly 9-3 loss

ST. PETERSBURG - The walkoff victories the previous two days provided a mask for what's been an ongoing concern about the Rays recent lack of offense. At least they scored enough when it mattered to win another series.But Monday's abysmal two-inning outing by
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Rays have a plan to get Tyler Glasnow back on the mound sooner in September

Rays have a plan to get Tyler Glasnow back on the mound sooner in September

ST. PETERSBURG : Tyler Glasnow was one of the top starters in the league until being sidelined by a forearm strain in early May. With Glasnow seemingly recovered and on track to rejoin the team next month, the Rays are planning to bring him back as a reliever, which will expedite
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GDT: Hey hey, it’s McKay Day!

GDT: Hey hey, it’s McKay Day!

Photo by Mike Carlson/ Whadd’ya say? Go Rays!
Tampa Bay Times Aug 19, 2019
Injured Rays Tyler Glasnow, Brandon Lowe, Joey Wendle move closer to return

Injured Rays Tyler Glasnow, Brandon Lowe, Joey Wendle move closer to return

The Rays seem to be getting healthier as they head into the final five weeks of the season, with several key injured players making progress to returns.* Pitcher Tyler Glasnow, sidelined since May with a forearm strain, threw off the the mound Monday for the first time since June
Tampa Bay Times Aug 19, 2019

Rays vs. Mariners lineups for Monday series opener

After pulling out back-to-back walkoff wins over the Tigers, the Rays open a series tonight against the Mariners team they just swept in Seattle.Brendan McKay will be on the mound for the Rays, looking to give them a better and longer performance than his last outing. The Mariners
Tampa Bay Times Aug 19, 2019
Not long ago, the Rays bullpen looked like a disaster. Now it just may carry them to October

Not long ago, the Rays bullpen looked like a disaster. Now it just may carry them to October

ST. PETERSBURG - Rock bottom wasn't so long ago. Barely three weeks, as it turns out.It was late July in Toronto when the Tampa Bay bullpen had its worst meltdown in a summer full of them.
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Tyler Glasnow preparing September return as a reliever or Opener

Tyler Glasnow preparing September return as a reliever or Opener

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Plus, an update on Blake Snell! Rays would-have-been ace Tyler Glasnow was sidelined by a forearm strain on May 10, but has slowly been rehabilitating his arm to the point he was able to throw a bullpen today. And the reports from that bullpen are positive! #Rays Glasnow “optimistic” after 15 pitch all fastball bullpen, says chances are “very high.” Will rehab to come back as a reliever, at least initially.— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) August 19, 2019 Topkin further reported the chances that Glasnow will be able, “to pitch for #Rays in...

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