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Rays cut ties with Rodriguez, add Frieri to bullpen

Rays cut ties with Rodriguez, add Frieri to bullpen

Sean Rodriguez was designated for assignment as the Rays cleared room on the 40-man roster for right-handed reliever Ernesto Frieri, 29, who signed a one-year major-league deal with a base salary of $800,000 and an incentive package that can bring it to $3.15 million.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Martinez, bypassed for Rays’ manager job, leaving organization

Martinez, bypassed for Rays’ manager job, leaving organization

Less than a week after learning he was not among the three finalists to be the Rays’ next manager, bench coach Dave Martinez announced his decision to leave the organization and pursue a job with another team.
Published: 11/25/14
Updated: 11/26/14
Rays Beat: Martinez has a right to feel disappointed

Rays Beat: Martinez has a right to feel disappointed

ST. PETERSBURG — Anyone who has been passed over for a promotion certainly can identify with Dave Martinez, the Rays’ longtime bench coach who is not among the final three candidates to replace Joe Maddon as manager....
Published: 11/23/14
Rays manager’s list cut to three; Martinez not on it

Rays manager’s list cut to three; Martinez not on it

Kevin Cash, Raul Ibanez and Don Wakamatsu will get second interviews. Dave Martinez, the Rays' bench coach under Joe Maddon, will not. The team says it is looking for a new voice at the top.
Published: 11/21/14
Updated: 11/22/14
Rays drop Molina, trade Peralta at roster deadline

Rays drop Molina, trade Peralta at roster deadline

The Rays were the last team to set their 40-man roster Thursday, and when they did it was without reliever Joel Peralta and catcher Jose Molina.
Published: 11/20/14
Updated: 11/21/14
Rays must shuffle roster to protect prospects

Rays must shuffle roster to protect prospects

ST. PETERSBURG — The deadline to finalize the 40-man roster is tonight at 11:59, which means the Tampa Bay Rays have some work to do to protect some of their top prospects from the Rule 5 draft on Dec. 11.
Published: 11/20/14
Rays stadium talks slowly advance

Rays stadium talks slowly advance

CLEARWATER — The newfound optimism among St. Petersburg leaders that a breakthrough in the Tampa Bay Rays stadium dispute is imminent may be a little premature.
Published: 11/17/14
Maddon says opt-out was ‘unique window’ he had to open

Maddon says opt-out was ‘unique window’ he had to open

TAMPA — It happened so quickly for everyone involved, for Joe Maddon and the Rays front office, for the players and the fans, that three weeks later it seems everything is still swirling, that the flakes in the snow globe that is Rays Baseball...
Published: 11/16/14

Rays meet with Larkin, wrap up first manager interviews

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays finished phase one of their search for a manager Saturday when they interviewed Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin.
Published: 11/15/14
Rays interview Glanville for manager’s post

Rays interview Glanville for manager’s post

TheRays interviewed Doug Glanville on Friday, leaving Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin as the last of the 10 candidates to interview for their vacant managerial position.
Published: 11/15/14
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