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Monday, Apr 27, 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.

Loney scratched from lineup


ST. PETERSBURG -- 1B James Loney was scratched from tonight’s lineup after tweaking his right side during batting practice.

Rays v. O’s: Jaso update, lineups


ST. PETERSBURG -- Nathan Karns makes his season debut tonight against the Orioles as the Rays try to win their first game of the season.

Rays v. O’s: Smith to have TJ surgery, Smyly to start rehab assignment, lineups


ST. PETERSBURG -- Welcome to Opening Day!

Cash announces batting orders, notes and lineups for Rays v Tigers


ST. PETERSBURG -- Manager Kevin Cash announced the lineup for Opening Day on Monday against the visiting Orioles.

Rays set Opening Day roster; Wilson edges out Casali

Published:   |   Updated: April 3, 2015 at 05:43 PM

Rays set Opening Day roster; Wilson edges out Casali  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.

Rays @ Tigers: Final roster decisions today and lineups for today’s game


LAKELAND -- Rays manager Kevin Cash said he will announce the Opening Day roster after today’s game with the Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium.

Rays release INF Casilla

Published:   |   Updated: March 31, 2015 at 01:10 PM

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.

Last day in Port Charlotte: Notes on rotation and lineups


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.

Rays v O’s: Morning notes and lineups


PORT CHARLOTTE -- LHP Drew Smyly (shoulder tendinitis) is scheduled to throw live batting practice Wednesday and Saturday. After that he should be ready to begin his minor league rehab assignment.

Rays @ BoSox: Smyly update and lineups


FORT MYERS -- LHP Drew Smyly (shoulder tendinitis) is scheduled to throw a bullpen this morning and said his next step is to face live hitters.