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Sunday, Mar 01, 2015

Rays Report

A baseball blog by Roger Mooney

Roger Mooney covers the Tampa Bay Rays for The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com. He has covered the Rays since their first season in 1998, including 11 years for the Bradenton Herald.

Rays to continue ‘Cut for a Cure’ tradition

Published:   |   Updated: January 28, 2015 at 06:50 AM

The Rays will continue to raise money and awareness for children battling cancer when coaches, players and front office staff shave their heads prior to the March 6 game against the Twins at Charlotte Sports Park.

Rays announce minor league coaching staff


The Tampa Bay Rays announced their minor league coaching staff. Here is the release ...

Sandberg to manage Durham, Johns hired to manage Stone Crabs


ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays are expected to officially announce their minor league coaching staff this week, but Class A Charlotte sent out a release Wednesday morning announcing Michael Johns as the new Stone Crabs manager, replacing Jared Sandberg.

Applications being accepted for Rays Community Fund Grant Program

Published:   |   Updated: January 20, 2015 at 04:13 PM

The Rays Baseball Foundation is accepting applications for its Community Fund Grant Program.

Deadline is today for 8 arbitration-eligible Rays

Published:   |   Updated: January 16, 2015 at 10:24 AM

Update: The Rays and CF Desmond Jennings reached an agreement on a one-year, $3.1 million deal for 2015, according to a team source. Jennings made $517,000 last season.

Rays Fan Fest set for Feb. 21 at Trop


The 2015 Tampa Bay Rays Fan Fest is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21 at Tropicana Field. Admission and parking are free.

A closer look at the 2 prospects Rays received from A’s


Here are bios put together by the Rays PR staff on the two minor league prospects acquired Saturday from the A’s in the Ben Zobrist/Yunel Escobar trade.

Spring training tix go on sale Jan. 16

Published:   |   Updated: January 9, 2015 at 09:12 PM

Single-game tickets for the Rays spring training games at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte go on sale, based upon availability, according to the following schedule:

Sun Sports to replay 8 games from 2014


Sun Sports announced the schedule for Tampa Bay Rays 2014 encore games, which will feature replays of eight of the best games from last season.

My baseball hall of fame ballot


Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Craig Biggio and John Smoltz were elected to the baseball hall of fame today.