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Rays Triple Play: It’s your world, Jose

Rays Triple Play: It’s your world, Jose

RHP Jose Dominguez, acquired from the Dodgers on Nov. 20, 2014, in the Joel Peralta trade, has had his fastball clocked at 100 mph, and there are those who claim to have seen him hit 103 mph.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Rays Notes: Archer feels benefits of new winter routine

Rays Notes: Archer feels benefits of new winter routine

Rays RHP Chris Archer has been picking the brain of manager Kevin Cash this spring, wanting to know how Indians RHP Corey Kluber transformed himself into the pitcher who won the 2014 American League Cy Young Award.
Updated: 11 hours ago
New Rays reliever Frieri eager to work with coach Hickey

New Rays reliever Frieri eager to work with coach Hickey

It is unusual to see the pitching coach suggest a mechanical adjustment during a pitcher’s second bullpen session of the spring. However, there were Jim Hickey and reliever Ernesto Frieri working on foot placement Thursday morning, and there was Frieri placing his right foot in a different place on the rubber when he resumed throwing.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Rays Triple Play: What does Cash do?

Rays Triple Play: What does Cash do?

Manager Kevin Cash, a lifetime .183 hitter in the big leagues, has said since Day 1 he’s not going to work with the Rays hitters.
Published: 02/26/15
Wilson willing to put in work to be Rays’ backup catcher

Wilson willing to put in work to be Rays’ backup catcher

Seminole High graduate Bobby Wilson feels his performance behind the plate this spring will help him land a spot.
Published: 02/26/15
Rays Notes: Smyly comfortable with different spring routine

Rays Notes: Smyly comfortable with different spring routine

A mix-up on the daily workout sheet posted in the Rays clubhouse Wednesday morning became a cause for some concern when LHP Drew Smyly, who was scheduled to throw a bullpen session, instead stood behind the practice mounds while his throwing group got its work in.
Published: 02/25/15
Updated: 02/26/15
Longoria excited about Rays changes as he seeks old form

Longoria excited about Rays changes as he seeks old form

Evan Longoria walked into a changed clubhouse Tuesday afternoon when he reported to the Tampa Bay Rays' spring training camp. There is the new manager and the new teammates, and they bring a freshness to the place.
Published: 02/25/15
Rays Triple Play: Souza could be Rays’ ‘Kam Chancellor’

Rays Triple Play: Souza could be Rays’ ‘Kam Chancellor’

The Rays could field an outfield this season of Desmond Jennings (6-foot-2, 210 pounds), Kevin Kiermaier (6-1, 215) and Steven Souza Jr. (6-4, 225). Sounds more like a trio of NFL safeties, right?
Published: 02/25/15
Cash: Balfour could return as Rays' closer

Cash: Balfour could return as Rays' closer

Manager Kevin Cash said it's possible Grant Balfour will return to the role he lost last June after a rough start.
Published: 02/25/15
Rays notes: Smyly says amateurs deserve same rules

Rays notes: Smyly says amateurs deserve same rules

LHP Drew Smyly caused a bit of a stir Monday night with his tweet regarding the reported $31.5 million signing bonus the Red Sox gave to 19-year-old Cuban free agent infield prospect Yoan Moncada.
Published: 02/25/15
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