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.
A Los Angeles Times report says the Dodgers could be targeting Andrew Friedman, the Rays’ executive vice president of baseball operations, to replace general manager Ned Colletti.
CLEVELAND – The Tampa Bay Rays end a disappointing season this afternoon against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field, which was the site of one of the biggest wins in Rays history — last year’s Wild Card game.
OF David DeJesus returned to the team after missing 64 games with a left hand fracture.
BALTIMORE – The Rays will try to get it done tonight with Drew Smyly on the mound in the third game of this four-game series with the Orioles.
BALTIMORE – Rays manager Joe Maddon spoke with SS Yunel Escobar this afternoon to let Escobar know how the waiver process worked and to alleviate any fear Escobar had of being traded to the A’s.