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Commissioner Manfred: Tampa Bay can be a vibrant MLB market

Commissioner Manfred: Tampa Bay can be a vibrant MLB market

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred, in an phone interview with The Tampa Tribune, said he shares the vision of Rays owner Stuart Sternberg that a major league franchise can thrive in the Tampa Bay area.
Updated: 17 hours ago
It’s not bon voyage to Rays, but time to do something
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It’s not bon voyage to Rays, but time to do something

TAMPA — On the surface, maybe even a little under it, it’s been a bad week for a Rays future in Tampa Bay.
Published: 01/29/15
Montreal threat a reminder of how MLB once touted Tampa

Montreal threat a reminder of how MLB once touted Tampa

TAMPA — Before the Tampa Bay Rays ever put bat to ball, Tropicana Field and Tampa Bay’s yearning for a ball club was the threat used by team owners unhappy with their stadium.
Published: 01/28/15
Updated: 01/29/15
Manfred's idea to ban defensive shifts not a hit with Rays

Manfred's idea to ban defensive shifts not a hit with Rays

New commissioner Rob Manfred offered a solution to halt the sport's declining offense: eliminating a longtime Rays strategy that has spread throughout baseball.
Published: 01/26/15
Updated: 01/27/15
New commissioner Manfred: Baseball could succeed in Montreal

New commissioner Manfred: Baseball could succeed in Montreal

Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball’s new commissioner, said big league baseball could succeed in Montreal.
Published: 01/27/15
Rays’ trades beef up farm system that had gone dry

Rays’ trades beef up farm system that had gone dry

The top three rated prospects in the Tampa Bay Rays’ farm system where not in the organization before the July 31 trade deadline.
Published: 01/24/15
Rays Beat: Beckham gets a chance in unsettled infield

Rays Beat: Beckham gets a chance in unsettled infield

ST. PETERSBURG — Is this the year Tim Beckham finally fits into the Tampa Bay Rays plans?
Published: 01/24/15
Hall of Famer ‘Mr. Cub’  Ernie Banks dies at 83

Hall of Famer ‘Mr. Cub’ Ernie Banks dies at 83

CHICAGO — Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope.
Published: 01/23/15
Updated: 01/24/15
Rays promote Jared Sandberg to manage Triple-A Durham

Rays promote Jared Sandberg to manage Triple-A Durham

The Rays have promoted Jared Sandberg to manage their Triple-A club in Durham, replacing Charlie Montoyo, who recently joined new Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash as third-base coach.
Published: 01/21/15
Rays Beat: Moves make them different, but are they better?
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Rays Beat: Moves make them different, but are they better?

Offseason transactions were aimed at shedding salary, yes. But they also addressed a farm system that was in need of some high-end, upper-level prospects and made the big-league roster a little younger.
Published: 01/17/15
Updated: 01/18/15
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