12:04 PM EST, Tue January 17, 2017
DRaysBay 20 hours ago
Rays Reportedly Open to Dealing Another Arm

Rays Reportedly Open to Dealing Another Arm

The Rays recent trade of Drew Smyly was thought to put an end to the months of speculation regarding the team’s desire to part with a piece of their rotation; however, Erik Neander breathed new life into those rumors yesterday in an interview on MLB Network Radio. After online personalities Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette asked if the team would consider parting with another arm, Neander reportedly responded as this tweet notes: #Rays GM Neander on if they'll trade another SP: "This deal does drop us down one established starter. We'll continue to have an open mind"— MLB Network Radio...

More Rays Rumors & News

Rays have 26 top prospects at Trop for development camp

Spring training is still a month away, but the Rays have 26 of their top prospects at the Trop this week for a four-day winter development camp. The players will get on the football-lined field for some baseball work, but also will participate in discussions and receive guidance on training, media relations and other issues, and make several …
Tampa Bay Times Jan 14, 2017

Competition in outfield can only benefit Rays

ST. PETERSBURG — General manager Erik Neander's comments about creating competition among the Rays outfielders for roster spots and playing time after Wednesday's trade that sent Drew Smyly to the Mariners for outfielder Mallex Smith and two prospects were not meant to light a fire under any one player. But, should a fire be …
Tampa Bay Times Jan 13, 2017

Odorizzi, Rays headed to arbitration; nine others settle

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays reached deals with nine of their 10 arbitration-eligible players by Friday's 1 p.m. deadline, with pitcher Jake Odorizzi the lone holdout.
Tampa Bay Times Jan 12, 2017

Smyly trade was intended to create competition in now-crowded Rays outfield

ST. PETERSBURG —It was unusual and somewhat refreshing to hear Rays GM Erik Neander say during a conference call Wednesday that the team acquired outfielder Mallex Smith to basically shake up the group of outfielders already on the roster.

Rays-Mariners trade: Meet Ryan Yarbrough

Here's a breakdown on left-handed starter Ryan Yarbrough, acquired from Seattle along with outfielder Mallex Smith and shortstop Carlos Vargas in exchange for pitcher Drew Smyly:

Rays-Mariners trade: Meet Mallex Smith

The Rays and the Mariners once again hooked up on a trade and, once again, the Rays shipped a pitcher to the Northwest for a package of prospects.
Tampa Bay Times Jan 11, 2017

Rays deal Drew Smyly for OF Mallex Smith, other young guns

ST. PETERSBURG — Dealing from their depth in the rotation, the Rays traded left-hander Drew Smyly to the Mariners this afternoon for a trio of young players.
Tampa Bay Times Jan 9, 2017

Report: Rays agree to terms with outfielder Colby Rasmus

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays have agreed to terms with free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus pending the outcome of a physical.

Rays announce personnel changes with the organization

The Rays announced these organization moves today:
Tampa Bay Times Dec 22, 2016

Todd Kalas leaves Rays broadcast team for Astros play-by-play job

Todd Kalas, the popular do-everything member of the Rays on-air TV crew, is leaving the team to fulfill a dream.

Kalas leaving Rays TV crew, joins Astros as play-by-play voice

Todd Kalas, the popular do-everything member of the Rays on-air TV crew, is leaving the team to fulfill his dream of serving as the play-by-play announcer for a major league team. Kalas will join the Houston Astros broadcast for the 2017 season, reuniting with Astros analyst and former Devil Ray Geoff Blum and calling games for the team that gave his father, hall of fame baseball broadcaster Harry Kalas, his first big league job. “It’s an incredible opportunity,” Kalas told the Tampa Bay Times. Kalas replaces Bill Brown, who called Astros games for 30 years until his retirement at the...
Tampa Bay Times Dec 17, 2016

Rays Superfan Jennifer McKenney bidding for USA national women's baseball team

Rays superfan Jennifer McKenney hopes to heal in time to pitch in the '19 Pan Am Games.
Tampa Bay Times Dec 17, 2016

Rays open to rebuild but stay focused on improving current squad

Though the Rays head into the final weeks of 2016 focused on filling some obvious holes and dealing just one of their short-term starters to remain competitive in the powerful AL East, that could still change.

Rays Player News

  • Mallex Smith

    Mallex Smith

    Rays Likely To Take A Step Back Against LHP

  • Jason Coats

    Jason Coats

    Rays | Tampa Bay adds Jason Coats

  • Colby Rasmus

    Colby Rasmus

    Tampa Bay Rays News and Links - Jake Odorizzi Heading for Arbitration

  • Nick Franklin

    Nick Franklin

    Mariners acquire lefty Drew Smyly from the Rays for three players, including outfielder Mallex Smith

  • Jake Odorizzi

    Jake Odorizzi

    Tampa Bay Rays News and Links - Jake Odorizzi Heading for Arbitration

Rays Photos