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Thursday, Feb 26, 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.

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.

Multiple reports have Rays close to trading Myers


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...

Rays sign three to minor league deals, complete trade with Pirates

Published:   |   Updated: December 13, 2014 at 10:30 AM

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.

Are the Rays shopping Myers? No, but they are listening

Published:   |   Updated: December 11, 2014 at 07:32 AM

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.