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.
MIAMI -- Manager Kevin Cash has said since the roster was set a week ago that the team will try to piece things together until the starting pitching gets healthy and that's what they are doing tonight as they open a three-game series with the Marlins...
ST. PETERSBURG -- The injuries keep coming for the Rays, who placed 1B James Loney on the 15-day disabled list today with a mild right oblique strain.
ST. PETERSBURG -- 1B James Loney was scratched from tonight’s lineup after tweaking his right side during batting practice.
ST. PETERSBURG -- Nathan Karns makes his season debut tonight against the Orioles as the Rays try to win their first game of the season.
ST. PETERSBURG -- Welcome to Opening Day!
ST. PETERSBURG -- Manager Kevin Cash announced the lineup for Opening Day on Monday against the visiting Orioles.
Bobby Wilson has made the Opening Day lineup as the backup catcher, beating out rookie Curt Casali, who played in 30 games for the Rays last season.
LAKELAND -- Rays manager Kevin Cash said he will announce the Opening Day roster after today’s game with the Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium.
PORT CHARLOTTE -- The Rays released INF, Alexi Casilla, who was a six-year minor league free agent and due $100,000 if he was still on the roster today.
PORT CHARLOTTE -- Manager Kevin Cash still won’t name the order in which Jake Odorizzi and Nathan Karns will pitch during the season-opening series against the Orioles. Cash also won’t name the fourth starter.