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What are the Rays waiting for?

Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via The Rays failed to land RHP Corey Kluber or RHP Joe Musgrove... What’s next? The Rays are in the hunt for at least one more top flight arm to add into the rotation now that Charlie Morton was granted free agency and Blake Snell was traded to the Padres. We have profiled some of the best options along the way, and over the weekend two have moved on. The first was two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber, who (as we put on the site) seemed destined to sign with the Yankees — and he did. Per reports the Rays were serious suitors...


Could this be the time to sell high on Willy Adames?

Photo by Ronald Martinez/ The future is coming, whether we like it or not The Rays have moved on from several faces of the franchise this offseason, despite winning the American League in 2020, but that should come to us as no surprise at this point, right? Charlie Morton was allowed to test free agency and signed with the Braves, Blake Snell was shipped out to the Padres. The previous season it was top hitter Tommy Pham and closer Emilio Pagan. The Rays sell high, and mostly when there’s a plan for another piece to step in to fill the void. That filling in may be...

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Tampa Bay Rays doing the same thing at catcher again

So much for the Tampa Bay Rays upgrading at the catcher spot this offseason. The Tampa Bay Rays had considered improving their production at catcher to be one of the keys to their offseason. This would have presumably occurred via trade, as the Rays were not about to spend much money in free agency. Michael […] Tampa Bay Rays doing the same thing at catcher again - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lefty reliever Jonny Venters available in free agency

Jonny Venters is available on the free-agent market after splitting 2018 between the Rays and Braves, compiling a 3.67 ERA over 34.1 innings About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the U