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.
ST. PETERSBURG -- C Bobby Wilson was designated for assignment after Thursday’s 6-2 loss to the Angels when his roster spot was needed to help replenish an bullpen that needs a few fresh arms and a rotation that needs a starter for tonight.
ST. PETERSBURG -- Kevin Cash still has not announced a starting pitcher for Friday’s game against the visiting White Sox.
ST. PETERSBURG -- OF Desmond Jennings had arthroscopic surgery today in Vail, Colo., and Dr. Steven Singleton cleaned up the inflammation in the plica band that surrounds the left knee cap.
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays placed RHP Jake Odorizzi on the 15-day disabled list today with a left oblique strain and recalled RHP Andrew Bellatti to take his spot on the roster.
SEATTLE -- With Chris Archer on the mound the afternoon at Safeco Park, the Rays have a chance to finish this three-city, two-coast road trip at 7-3. They will try to do it, however, with a lineup that does not include 3B Evan Longoria and SS Asdruba...
ANAHEIM -- The Rays recalled RHP Andrew Bellatti to fill INF Tim Beckham’s spot on the roster.
BALTIMORE -- INF Tim Beckham said his right hamstring is still sore and will continue to have it treated during today's game. But, Beckham said he thinks he could pinch-hit if needed and doesn't think the injury will land him on the disabled list....
BALTIMORE -- The Rays make their first trip to the Inner Harbor this season after the first scheduled trip was shifted to St. Petersburg because of the unrest in the city following the death of Freddie Gray in mid-April while he was in police custody...
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays placed 1B James Loney on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a broken left middle finger suffered in Sunday’s loss to the A’s.
ST. PETERSBURG -- LHP Drew Smyly talked Thursday afternoon about his decision to rehab his torn labrum and not have surgery to repair the injury.