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Rays notes: Smyly says amateurs deserve same rules

Rays notes: Smyly says amateurs deserve same rules

LHP Drew Smyly caused a bit of a stir Monday night with his tweet regarding the reported $31.5 million signing bonus the Red Sox gave to 19-year-old Cuban free agent infield prospect Yoan Moncada.
Published: 02/25/15
Cabrera shows versatility in first Rays workout

Cabrera shows versatility in first Rays workout

INF Asdrubal Cabrera reported to camp Monday and worked out at both shortstop and second base.
Published: 02/24/15

Rays’ Balfour delays throwing to build arm strength

RHP Grant Balfour, who plans on earning the closer role he lost last season, will delay the start to his throwing this spring by a few days. The idea is so he can build his strength up so that he is ready to go when the season begins and not have to ...
Published: 02/24/15
Rays owner Sternberg talks timeline for stadium deal

Rays owner Sternberg talks timeline for stadium deal

Team owner Stuart Sternberg says the goal for having a new stadium, wherever that would be, has to begin with the assumption the Rays would have a stadium in place by the time its contract with St. Pete is over in 2027.
Published: 02/23/15
Updated: 02/24/15
Rays notes: Archer says team will be exciting to watch

Rays notes: Archer says team will be exciting to watch

The Rays began spring training Monday at Charlotte Sports Park confident about what lies ahead in 2015.
Published: 02/23/15
Updated: 02/24/15
With Price gone, Cobb now considered ace of Rays’ pitching staff

With Price gone, Cobb now considered ace of Rays’ pitching staff

It wasn’t too long ago that Alex Cobb had doubts. Now, Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons wrote this offseason that Cobb is the only “legitimate No. 1 starter in the (American League) East” until Masahiro Tanaka of the Yankees is fully healthy.
Published: 02/23/15
New-look Rays have good feel for how the roster will look

New-look Rays have good feel for how the roster will look

The offseason is over. Pitchers will be pitching and catchers will be catching this morning when the Rays officially open camp at Charlotte Sports Park with the first workout of the spring.
Published: 02/22/15
Rays’ Silverman engineers seamless transition after Friedman

Rays’ Silverman engineers seamless transition after Friedman

PORT CHARLOTTE — They are close friends, Matt Silverman and Andrew Friedman, always bouncing ideas off each other during their years together in the Rays’ front office, always seeking and valuing each other’s opinion....
Published: 02/22/15
Rays Beat: Need for speed will be work in progress

Rays Beat: Need for speed will be work in progress

PORT CHARLOTTE — Much will be said this spring about baseball’s attempt to speed up the pace of games. Marlins pitcher Mat Latos already weighed in: “Terrible. You rush a hamburger, it’s not going to be completely done.&#x...
Published: 02/22/15
Rays notes: DeJesus says status isn't a distraction

Rays notes: DeJesus says status isn't a distraction

It's business as usual this spring for Rays OF David DeJesus even though he could be playing for another team on Opening Day.
Published: 02/21/15
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