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Padres trade Hannigan for Middlebrooks from Red Sox

SAN DIEGO – In yet another move for the retooling Padres, San Diego obtained third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox for catcher Ryan Hanigan on Friday night.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Rays:  Myers trade deal too good to pass up

Rays: Myers trade deal too good to pass up

ST. PETERSBURG — Matt Silverman insists his plans since taking over the baseball operations of the Tampa Bay Rays in mid-October did not include trading Wil Myers. But, it is his responsibility to listen to any team that inquires about the ava...
Updated: 11 hours ago
St. Pete council might reconsider allowing Rays stadium talks

St. Pete council might reconsider allowing Rays stadium talks

ST. PETERSBURG — With the shockwaves from the City Council’s rejection of the Rays stadium deal still reverberating, baseball fans were left to ponder what now?
Updated: 13 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: 20 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.
Published: 12/18/14
Updated: 12/19/14
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.
Published: 12/19/14
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