3:08 AM EDT, Fri July 20, 2018
Tampa Bay Times 5 hours ago
Rays journal: Catcher needed with Wilson Ramos on DL

Rays journal: Catcher needed with Wilson Ramos on DL

ST. PETERSBURG - The Rays did not have any answers Thursday about the state of their catching situation as to how long Wilson Ramos will be out and who will be added to replace him Friday against the Marlins.Ramos was placed on the DL Wednesday after straining his left
Tampa Bay Times 5 hours ago
Marc Topkin: Rays should trade Chris Archer

Marc Topkin: Rays should trade Chris Archer

ST. PETERSBURG - Chris Archer wants the Rays to get going.Trade more veterans. Bring back Willy Adames and bring up the next group of kids. Get on with getting better, and get back to reaching the postseason, as they did four times over six years that seems a long time ago.
DRaysBay 14 hours ago
Tampa Bay Rays mid-season top 10 prospects

Tampa Bay Rays mid-season top 10 prospects

Some new names climbing the list It’s the post All-Star game prospect frenzy as Baseball America has released their mid-season update to their top 100 rankings, as well as their team-by-team top ten lists. The Rays featured eight prospects on the Baseball America top 100, so we already knew the how the first eight players in the Rays top ten would be ranked. With that note, Baseball America released their Rays top ten list this morning. Willy Adames, SS - AAA Brent Honeywell, RHP - AAA (DL) Wander Franco, SS - R Jake Bauers, 1B - MLB Brendan McKay, LHP/1B - A+ Jesus Sanchez, OF -...
DRaysBay 15 hours ago
Rays featured in Baseball America, ESPN midseason top-prospect lists

Rays featured in Baseball America, ESPN midseason top-prospect lists

The rise of Wander Franco and addition of Matthew Liberatore have bolstered an already strong farm system. This week, Baseball America and ESPN’s Keith Law ($) released an updated top-100 and top-50 prospects list, respectively. Each list received significant updates with the addition of 2018 draft picks. BA’s list features the following Rays: 9. SS Willy Adames16. RHP Brent Honeywell26. SS Wander Franco34. 1B Jake Bauers38. 1B/LHP Brendan McKay44. OF Jesus Sanchez80. LHP Matthew Liberatore86. C Ronaldo Hernandez Law’s list includes a similar group: 16. 1B/LHP Brendan McKay17. SS...
DRaysBay 17 hours ago
View from the catwalk: Blake Snell, from optioned to All-Star

View from the catwalk: Blake Snell, from optioned to All-Star

Rays Links The Ray Tank blog did a very good profile on Blake Snell (written by Ryan Sheets and Erik Ruiz). More like this please. Jason Hanselman profiled all the Rays hitting performances through the All-Star break. Wilson Ramos is expected to be out past the non-waiver trading deadline, according to Marc Topkin. You should go ahead and get excited about Wander Franco. The Rays are reinstating the Papa Johns pizza promotion, and explain why (local franchises). The top photos of the first half of the season. Manny Machado Brian Grosnik and Wilson Karaman gave an excellent breakdown of...