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DRaysBay Mar 17, 2018
12 days to go

12 days to go

A Hall of Fame third baseman is the only player to wear the number 12 in team history There are now 12 days until Opening Day. Thanks to Vince Naimoli, and Wade Boggs, there has only been one player in franchise history to don the number 12. Wade Boggs (1998-1999) In December of 1997, the Devil Rays signed veteran third baseman and Tampa native, Wade Boggs. The future Hall of Famer would be the starting third baseman for the team during their inaugural game, bashing the team’s first home run during the sixth inning. During the 1998 season, Boggs provided the Devil Rays with a quality...
DRaysBay Mar 16, 2018
Rays Top 50 prospects: No. 20, Austin Franklin

Rays Top 50 prospects: No. 20, Austin Franklin

One of the youngest right-handers to be headed to full season play this season, Austin Franklin is a Florida native that many believe will develop into a staff leader, No.20, RHP Austin Franklin, 20 years old Born: October 2nd, 1997 in Laurel Hill, FL Height/Weight: 6’3” 215 lbs Bats/Throws: R/R Signed: by the Rays for $597,500 after being selected in the 3rd rd of the 2016 draft Twitter handle: NA Twitter profile statement: NA Baseball America Rankings Ranked as the 11th best Rays prospect post 2016 Ranked as the 17th best Gulf Coast League prospect post 2016 Ranked as the 10th...
Bluebird Banter Mar 17, 2018
Blue Jays sign Danny Espinosa

Blue Jays sign Danny Espinosa

It’s a Minor League deal with an invite to Spring Training. The Blue Jays have signed veteran infielder Danny Espinosa to MInor League deal that includes an invite to Spring Training. Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports says he is already in camp. Espinosa (31 in April) played 7 seasons for the Washington Nationals before hitting free agency after his 2016 season. 2017 saw him sign on with the Los Angeles Angels, putting up a forgettable 77 games before being traded to the Mariners, who kept him around long enough to play in 8 games. They then shipped him to Tampa Bay where the Rays also had him...
SNY TV Mar 16, 2018

Vargas sent for X-rays after getting hit in glove hand with liner

Vargas, who signed a two-year deal worth $16 million earlier this offseason, is expected to be in the starting rotation.

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