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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015

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Rays name Archer Opening Day starter

PORT CHARLOTTE -- Rays manager Kevin Cash named RHP Chris Archer the Opening Day starter on Thursday, confirming what everyone suspected when RHP Alex Cobb was shutdown with forearm tendinitis.
Updated: 49 mins ago
MLB commissioner: Stadium is Rays’ biggest issue

MLB commissioner: Stadium is Rays’ biggest issue

PORT CHARLOTTE — New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday morning the biggest issue facing the Tampa Bay Rays is the need for a new ballpark that would attract more fans and generate a bigger revenue stream.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Rays injury updates: Cash ‘excited’ about Cobb’s progress

Rays injury updates: Cash ‘excited’ about Cobb’s progress

RHP Alex Cobb (forearm tendinitis) was re-evaluated by team doctors Tuesday and everything checked out well, Cobb said.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Andriese makes another strong pitch for place in Rays’ rotation

Andriese makes another strong pitch for place in Rays’ rotation

Rays rookie right-hander Matt Andriese is showing his moxie in a bid to claim one of the two remaining spots in the rotation.
Updated: 15 hours ago

Rays Triple Play: Nice theory, anyway

Nice theory, anyway
Updated: 15 hours ago
St. Pete mayor to pitch new Rays exploratory deal

St. Pete mayor to pitch new Rays exploratory deal

TAMPA — In what seems a last ditch effort to salvage a deal before opening day, Mayor Rick Kriseman will this week unveil a revised agreement to let the Tampa Bay Rays explore new stadium sites across Tampa Bay.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Rays Notes: Forsythe gets extended time at second

Rays Notes: Forsythe gets extended time at second

Rays manager Kevin Cash said Logan Forsythe will get the bulk of the playing time at second base until Nick Franklin (strained oblique) returns. Oblique injuries can take anywhere from 4 to 8 weeks to fully heal.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Rays will retire Zimmer’s No. 66

Rays will retire Zimmer’s No. 66

The Rays will retire Don Zimmer’s No. 66 during a pregame ceremony on Opening Day, April 6 against the visiting Orioles.
Published: 03/25/15

Rays Triple Play: Karns has productive day

RHP Nathan Karns threw 29 pitches (20 for strikes) in two innings Tuesday during a Class A game against the Orioles at Charlotte Sports Park.
Published: 03/25/15
Full speed ahead for Rays righty Karns

Full speed ahead for Rays righty Karns

Nathan Karns keeps his answers short during sessions with the media. His clichés are in midseason form. He’s not shy or standoffish. It’s just he has work to do this spring to prepare for the opportunity to leave camp as one of the members of the Rays rotation.
Published: 03/25/15
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