6:11 AM EST, Tue February 19, 2019
Tampa Bay Times 10 hours ago
Rays Journal: The challenge of live BP, with an additional degree of difficulty

Rays Journal: The challenge of live BP, with an additional degree of difficulty

PORT CHARLOTTE : The first day of live batting practice usually leaves pitchers shaking hands and hitters shaking their heads.The Rays played right into that Monday, sending hard-throwing Ryne Stanek out to open the session against teammates who, for the most part,
Tampa Bay Times 11 hours ago
Why 'expectations' is a big word for the Rays this year

Why 'expectations' is a big word for the Rays this year

PORT CHARLOTTE- Kevin Kiermaier was having a little trouble with the math but was pretty clear with the words, confident his renovated Rays are good enough to battle with the beasts of the American League East."I'm not trying to hype us up or anything, but given the
Tampa Bay Times 13 hours ago
In addressing new team, Jays rookie manager Charlie Montoyo says he saw promise from Rays bench late last season

In addressing new team, Jays rookie manager Charlie Montoyo says he saw promise from Rays bench late last season

DUNEDIN -- First-year Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo addressed his entire team on Monday before Toronto's first full-squad workout and offered an anecdote from his final days as Rays bench coach.In the middle of a season-ending stretch last year in which the Blue Jays played the
Tampa Bay Times 14 hours ago
Rays' Tommy Pham named to MLB.com's All-Underrated Team

Rays' Tommy Pham named to MLB.com's All-Underrated Team

MLB.com apparently felt so strongly about Tommy Pham meriting a spot on its All-Underrated Team that it's willing to play him out of position.Pham, who played 37 games for the
Tampa Bay Times 19 hours ago
Live from Port Charlotte: Rays take the field amid high expectations

Live from Port Charlotte: Rays take the field amid high expectations

PORT CHARLOTTE - The Rays took the field this morning for the first full squad workout of the spring amid grand expectations of what's to come over the next nine months."I'm not trying to hype us up or anything but given the talent and depth and versatility, we're in a very