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South Florida Bulls Rumors & News
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Rays reliever Brandon Gomes and INF/OF Sean Rodriguez will visit the VETSports Wounded Warriors Softball Series on Sunday at Al Lang Stadium in downtown St. Petersburg. Gomes and Rodriguez will meet with the participating teams at around 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay Times Dec 5, 2013
The Rays made official their deal to sign RHP Juan Carlos Oviedo, signing him for $1.5-million guaranteed, with up to another $1.4-million available in incentives.
Tampa Bay Times Dec 5, 2013
Former Rays OF Sam Fuld is receiving "lots of interest" since becoming a free agent on Monday night.
USF Bulletin | Tampa Bay Times Dec 4, 2013
TAMPA -- Thanks in part to a unique motivational ploy from its coordinator, USF's defense has spent the final stretch of the season playing out of its mind instead of playing out the string.With tensions mounting and bowl hopes dwindling in early November, veteran coordinator Chuck Bresnahan challenged his group to finish the last …
Rays manager Joe Maddon had high praise for executive VP Andrew Friedman and staff in pulling off Tuesday's three-team trade to acquire reliever Heath Bell and catcher Ryan Hanigan for two minor-leaguers.
Our colleague Stephen Nohlgren wrote all about the new flex ticket packages being offered and why the Rays are doing so in Tuesday's paper.
So where does Tuesday's three-way trade that landed C Ryan Hanigan and RHP Heath Bell leave the Rays?Well for one, not finished.
New Rays reliever - and potential closer - Heath Bell was one of the best in the game from 2009-2011, when he racked up 132 saves for the Padres with a 2.36 ERA.
Here is the team release on the deal, the first three-team deal by Rays executive VP Andrew Friedman:
USF Bulletin | Tampa Bay Times Dec 3, 2013
The college careers of USF defensive backs Mark Joyce and JaQuez Jenkins have ended two games prematurely.Coach Willie Taggart announced Tuesday the seniors, both of whom were suspended for Friday's loss at UCF due to an undisclosed team violation, have been dismissed from the program. Both are set to graduate in December, he …
The Rays are acquiring C Ryan Hanigan from the Reds and he is expected to take over as the starter, the Times has confirmed. Details are forthcoming, but Jose Lobaton may be on the move. Hanigan may sign a multi year deal. Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal first reported the deal.
The Rays today released renderings of the new centerfield area, part of a major renovation planned at Tropicana Field.
Having the non-tender deadline in early December forced the Rays to make some difficult choices, and the result was a decision to part ways with two players, popular OF Sam Fuld and LHP Wesley Wright. Executive VP Andrew Friedman said they would have interest in re-signing both, but at this point in the …
Tampa Bay Times Dec 2, 2013
The Rays late Monday made official their two-year, $4.5-million deal to bring back catcher Jose Molina.
USF Bulletin | Tampa Bay Times Dec 2, 2013
USF senior guard Inga Orekhova, the top returning scorer from the Bulls' NCAA Tournament team last season, has undergone left knee surgery and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks, the school confirmed. A preseason all-American Athletic Conference pick, Orekhova was spotted on crutches Monday afternoon. She had struggled to find her …