8:16 PM EST, Wed December 08, 2021
DRaysBay 6 hours ago
2022 DRaysBay Community Prospect List No. 9

2022 DRaysBay Community Prospect List No. 9

Tommy Romero of Puerto Rico pitches on the 5th inning during the game between Colombia and Puerto Rico as part of Serie del Caribe 2021 at Teodoro Mariscal Stadium on February 03, 2021 in Mazatlan, Mexico. | Photo by Hector Vivas/ Tommy Romero wins the previous vote is pictured here pitching for team Puerto Rico. Previous Winner RHP Tommy Romero (6’2 225, 24 in 2022) 2021 statistics with Double-A Montgomery and Triple-A Durham: 110 1⁄3 IP, 2.61 ERA, 0.96 WHIP, 7.1 BB%, 33.3 K% Romero remained one of the best statistical pitchers in the minors in 2021. He was tied...
DRaysBay 8 hours ago
Rays Roster Review

Rays Roster Review

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Over the past few weeks the Tampa Bay Rays roster congestion has been cleared and the 2022 roster has come into focus. The expected 26-man roster looks much like it did at the beginning of the winter, but players have moved on the fringes of the roster. Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports Catchers Mike ZuninoFrancisco MejiaRene PintoFord Proctor The Rays catching tandem of Mike Zunino and Francisco Mejia is scheduled to return. In 2021 the Rays catchers were the third most productive group in the majors putting up a...
DRaysBay Dec 7, 2021
Rays Your Voice: R.J. Anderson joins the show to talk Brooks Raley, Corey Kluber signings

Rays Your Voice: R.J. Anderson joins the show to talk Brooks Raley, Corey Kluber signings

Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports How well has the offseason gone pre-lockout? On this week’s episode of Rays Your Voice, Danny Russell and I are joined by R.J. Anderson of CBS Sports to discuss the offseason prior to the lockout. in R.J.’s recent offseason grades article, the Rays were one of the few teams to receive an ‘A.’ R.J. breaks down why that is and what to expect from teams such as the Yankees once business resumes. In the last sentence of R.J.’s blurb on the Rays, he hints that the team might still be actively shopping Tyler Glasnow and Kevin...
DRaysBay Dec 6, 2021
Drew Rasmussen has not reached his final form

Drew Rasmussen has not reached his final form

Photo by Adam Glanzman/ The Rays believe Rasmussen is a starter, but he may need to make some changes to his arsenal Before the Rays acquired Drew Rasmussen and J.P. Feyereisen, both pitchers were filling similar, middle relief roles for the Milwaukee Brewers — the two were even catch partners at one point. Once coming over to Tampa Bay, both saw their roles change. Feyereisen immediately joined The Stable, while Rasmussen was slowly but surely stretched into being a full time starter while working with an extra day’s rest, with his last eight games being...
DRaysBay Dec 4, 2021
Rays and Rowdies announce week of Giving Events

Rays and Rowdies announce week of Giving Events

Photo from an event in Sarasota at The Mall at University Town Center in 2020. The individuals pictured told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune their wishes: Michael Murphy would like a new girlfriend and Michael LaRocca would like more happiness and to be closer to Jesus. The photo caption did not clarify which Michael was which. | THOMAS BENDER/HERALD-TRIBUNE / USA TODAY NETWORK Events focus on Tampa Bay nonprofits and families this holiday season via team press release The Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies will share the magic of Rays baseball and Rowdies soccer with a week of...