Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


COLE FIGUEROA RUMORS

Rays place Jerry Sands on DL with wrist injury, promote Cole Figueroa

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays announced late Monday that outfielder Jerry Sands will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained tendon in his left wrist. Infielder Cole Figueroa will be recalled from Triple-A Durham to take Sands' place on the roster. Sands, who had his left arm in a splint Monday at Tropicana Field, has hit .190 with one home run and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays beat Red Sox

Cole Figueroa is one of those heady players considered a student of the game. So with all the baseball he has watched, he took note of how players react, specifically what evasive maneuvers they take to avoid raucously celebrating teammates, after getting walkoff hits. That research came in handy Friday when Figueroa, the rookie infielder in his eighth major-league at-bat, delivered...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Another dramatic victory provides Rays with one more step in climb out of AL East basement

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A climb from the basement begins with a single step. Or in Cole Figueroa's case, a raised right fist on a sprint to second base, then a beeline to shallow right like he ran with his heels on fire, then a leap into an impromptu mosh pit that began in the dirt between first and second after scoring Desmond Jennings on a bloop double that found the turf in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Cole Figueroa makes Rays a walk-off winner

(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cole Figueroa comes up clutch, gives Rays walk-off win over Red Sox

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Cole Figueroa hit an RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Tampa Bay Rays past the Boston Red Sox 1-0 on Friday night. Desmond Jennings drew a one-out walk in the ninth off Andrew Miller (1-3). Burke Badenhop entered and, after Jennings stole second, Figueroa drove in the winning run on a drive to right- center. Juan Carlos...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Maddon gives out ‘Sex Panther’ cologne to team’s player of the game (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Tampa Bay Rays skipper Joe Maddon continues knocking it out of the park as it relates to his unconventional, quirky and usually effective approach he takes to motivate his players. And now, his doling out of Sex Panther cologne — of course of “Anchorman” fame — to the team’s […] The post Joe Maddon gives out ‘Sex Panther’ cologne...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Durham Bulls’ Tim Beckham jukes out catcher to score run (VIDEO)

YouTube Former first overall draft pick Tim Beckham made a heck of a move behind home plate to put a run on the board for the Durham Bulls Friday night.  Teammate Cole Figueroa singled up in the middle and Beckham was not about to be denied as he tried to score from second base.  Scranton Wilkes-Barre’s Melky Mesa came up firing and threw a strike to catcher Jeff Farnham, who...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Durham Bulls’ Tim Beckham juked his way to one of the more impressive runs you will ever see

Durham shortstop Tim Beckham scored an absolutely incredible run in the Bulls’ 8-4 win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Friday night, on a play that he had no business scoring on in the first place. Following Beckham’s two out double in the bottom of the 7th, Cole Figueroa hit a soft liner to centerfield that the Bulls infielder tried scoring on from 2nd base. Scranton/WB outfielder...
Via The Last Angry Fan
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Figueroa Beginning to Figure Out AAA

After a scorching month of April and a promotion to Triple-A Durham, Bulls infielder Cole Figueroa has had to make adjustments to his game at the highest level of the minor leagues. Despite his initial struggles with the Bulls at the plate, Figueroa is slowly and patiently learning the different nuances of Triple-A pitching and seems on track to take the next step forward in his development.
Via rays.scout.com
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Montgomery Notebook: Biscuits Stepping Up

Despite the promotions of 3B Cole Figueroa, 1B Henry Wrigley and opening day starter Shane Dyer the Montgomery Biscuits are 10-7 in May. After slugging in April, the Biscuits have used their speed to rack up wins in May. Inside pitching coach R.C. Lichtenstein and hitting instructor Ozzie Timmons discuss some of the players who have since stepped up and the keys to their performances.
Via rays.scout.com
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>
Rays News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Pats WR benched for mouthing off?

What to watch in the NL Wild Card game

Sammy Watkins calls out EJ Manuel

Donnell benches himself in fantasy and loses

Gordon: Drug policy is harrassment

Who is the new face of baseball?

Steve Smith blasts Panthers coach, GM

What will the A’s look like in 2015?

All-Disappointment Team in MLB

Ryan Lochte: Phelps made dumb decision

WATCH: Brett Favre in new commercial

Brady snubs rookie after TD pass

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.