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.
As if Tuesday wasn’t busy enough with the Rays trading Matt Joyce, a mainstay of their team for the past five seasons, and announcing closer Jake McGee will begin the year on the disabled list because of minor elbow surgery, the day ended with...
The Rays signed C Bobby Wilson, OF Corey Brown and INF/OF Eugenio Velez to minor league contracts with invites to spring training. They also acquired minor league RHP Buddy Borden as the player to be named in the Sean Rodriguez trade.
The Rays have too many outfielders and they have to move at least one. But the Rays have no real interest in trading right fielder Wil Myers.
Finding a second catcher remains the priority, and Rays president of baseball operations Matt Silverman said the spot could be filled through free agency or a trade.
Former Rays first baseman Carlos Peña is going from the field to the studio.
The Rays added five players to the 40-man roster late Thursday night -- RHP Jose Dominguez, who they received from the Dodgers in a four-man trade that include RHP Joel Peralta, RHP Matt Andriese, INF Ryan Brett, LHP Grayson Garvin, OF Mike Mahtook a...
ST. PETERSBURG -- It appears catcher Jose Molina will be designated for assignment tonight as the Rays clear spots on the 40-man roster for some of the top players in their minor league system.
Here is a closer look at shortstop Andrew Velazquez and outfielder Justin Williams, the two prospects the Rays obtained Friday night from the Diamondbacks in the trade for pitcher Jeremy Hellickson.
Joe Maddon’s debut as manager of the Chicago Cubs will take place on national TV.
The “Jeremy Hellickson Will be Traded this Offseason” rumor began in earnest Monday morning when New York Post baseball columnist Joel Sherman tweeted that the Rays right-hander will be dealt this week to a National League team....