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Rays finalize 11-player, three-team Myers trade

Rays finalize 11-player, three-team Myers trade

The Rays make it official. Outfielder Wil Myers, catcher Ryan Hanigan and two minor league pitchers go to the Padres in return for five players, two of whom come from the Nationals. And Hanigan may now be headed to the Red Sox.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Rays name Foley bench coach, Baldelli first-base coach

Rays name Foley bench coach, Baldelli first-base coach

ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays finalized their coaching staff Friday morning with internal hires.
Updated: 6 hours ago
St. Pete council rejects deal to let Rays look for stadium sites

St. Pete council rejects deal to let Rays look for stadium sites

The future of the Tampa Bay Rays in the area seems more uncertain than ever after the St. Petersburg City Council on Thursday rejected a deal to let the team explore new stadium sites in the region.
Updated: 10 hours ago
New Rays outfielder Souza's journey rocky at times

New Rays outfielder Souza's journey rocky at times

Outfielder Steven Souza and catcher Rene Rivera, two of the players acquired in the Wil Myers trade, are expected to begin the season on the big-league roster and, perhaps, in the Opening Day lineup. For Souza, it's a long climb back after a positive drug test.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Rays to part with Myers in three-team trade

Rays to part with Myers in three-team trade

ST. PETERSBURG — After less than two full seasons in the big leagues, the Tampa Bay Rays have apparently given up on the potential of Wil Myers and are close to moving the once-promising prospect in a three-team, 11-player deal that also invol...
Published: 12/17/14
Updated: 12/18/14
COLUMN

Rays made a decision, but is it right one?

The Wil Myers trade brings the Rays the most dreaded word to fans: prospects. Columnist Martin Fennelly asks: Is this any way to build a ballpark or team?
Published: 12/18/14
Elbow surgery sidelines Rays reliever McGee

Elbow surgery sidelines Rays reliever McGee

Rays reliever Jake McGee will begin the season on the disabled list after having arthroscopic surgery last Friday to remove a loose body from his left elbow. He expects to return in late April or early May.
Published: 12/16/14
Updated: 12/17/14
St. Pete businesses bemoan Rays’ deal to explore

St. Pete businesses bemoan Rays’ deal to explore

Some chamber members and other local business leaders say letting the Rays leave would hurt the economy and mean job losses in St. Petersburg and Pinellas County.
Published: 12/17/14
Rays deal Joyce to Angels for reliever Jepsen

Rays deal Joyce to Angels for reliever Jepsen

ST. PETERSBURG – Matt Joyce followed the winter meetings on television, listening closely in case his name was mentioned in any of the trade rumors. He occasionally checked the Internet to gauge the latest on his trade status.
Published: 12/16/14
Updated: 12/17/14

Report: Rays, Padres discussing trade for Myers

The Tampa Bay Rays are discussing a possible multi-player trade involving outfielder Wil Myers with the San Diego Padres, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting.
Published: 12/17/14