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.
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.
Kevin Cash, 37, was introduced Monday as Tampa Bay's new manager at Tropicana Field. This week, he will meet with some of his new players, having lunch with some of his new coaches. Then, "it's go time."
The Tampa Bay Rays formally introduced their new manager on Monday, Dec.15 at Tropicana Field.
ST. PETERSBURG — You want pressure? Try replacing a Hall of Fame manager who just won a World Series.
Mayor Rick Kriseman, after agreeing to wait another week for a vote on a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays, told the city council that terms of the arrangement are not up for negotiation.
The Rays left the annual winter meetings Thursday closer perhaps than when they arrived to making some deals, yet without any new players in hand.
The Diamondbacks took Rays minor-league C Oscar Hernandez with the first pick in Thursday’s Rule 5 draft.
Evan Longoria is one of three players Rays president of baseball operations Matt Silverman talked about this week as having bounce-back years in 2015. Desmond Jennings and Wil Myers were the others.
ST. PETERSBURG — An OK for the Tampa Bay Rays to seek a new home will not come for at least one more week.