Rays Outright Decker, Marks, Querecuto

Teams are quickly cleaning house this time of year, and the Rays vacated several roster spots over the past weekend, outrighting outfielder Jaff Decker, left-hander Justin Marks and infielder Juniel Querecuto off the 40-man roster this weekend, per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Decker has elected free agency, per Topkin (Twitter link), and the other pair has the right to do...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
October 11, 2016

Rays outright three to Triple-A Durham

The Tampa Bay Rays outrighted outfielder Jaff Decker, left-hander Dana Eveland, and infielder Juniel Querecuto to Triple-A Durham on Friday.
October 07, 2016

Rays’ Juniel Querecuto triples for first MLB hit

The Rays are finishing out what’s been the franchise’s worst season since “Devil” was heavily involved with their identity, but there’s still room for milestones as 2016 winds down. Hitting No. 9 in Tampa Bay’s batting order Tuesday night, Juniel Querecuto laced a triple, which doubled as the rookie’s first major league hit. The Rays’ […] The post Rays’ Juniel...
Via Today's Knuckleball
September 27, 2016

Rays 9/21/16 pregame notes, Juniel Querecuto promoted, etc

The Rays will select the contract of INF Juniel Querecuto from the Montgomery Biscuits and place OF Steven Souza Jr. (hip) on the 60-day DL Thursday. (Photo Credit: Tampa Bay Rays) After a 5-3 loss to the New York Yankees, the Tampa Bay Rays look to bounce back tonight with Alex Cobb on the bump in this, his final home start of 2016. Cobb has been impressive in three starts for...
Via X-Rays Spex
September 21, 2016

Rays promote Juniel Querecuto

The Tampa Bay Rays are promoting third baseman Juniel Querecuto from Double-A Montgomery, as confirmed by Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. The 24-year-old Venezuelan-born infielder spent 2016 split between Double-A Montgomery and Triple-A Durham. In 340 at bats between both levels, Querecuto hit .241/.298/.341 with three home runs and 38 RBI. He first […] The post Rays promote...
Via Today's Knuckleball
September 21, 2016

Tampa Bay Rays prospects and minor leagues: Benton Moss strikes out ten, but loses, in solid start

Taylor Guerrieri struggles, walks six in loss Juniel Querecuto made his Triple-A debut Monday night, filling in as Taylor Motter was promoted to the majors. Class-A Bowling Green will stream on tonight, so we will be able to see many of the young Rays prospects we don't normally get to see live. Triple-A Durham Bulls (16-23) Durham was in it for most of the game but eventually fell...
Via DRaysBay
May 17, 2016

Rays reassign trio to Minor League camp

Tampa Bay pitchers Kyle McPherson and Mark Sappington, along with infielder Juniel Querecuto -- all non-roster invitees -- were reassigned to Minor League camp Friday. The roster now stands at 40 players.
March 25, 2016

Rays Position Battle: 25th Man Update

Click here to do the top photo justice. Two weeks ago I broke down the race for the backup middle infield role, aka the 25th man. Ryan Brett and Nick Franklin have been casualties of the roster crunch by being optioned to minor league camp in order to get consistent playing time. Tim Beckham and Taylor Motter have survived the roster cuts, but Juniel Querecuto has emerged as a...
Via DRaysBay
March 24, 2016

Venezuela wins in 10th for 2-0 mark in Caribbean Series

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Shortstop Juniel Querecuto singled with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning Tuesday night, driving in second baseman Hernan Perez from third base as the Aragua Tigers of Venezuela rallied for an 8-7 victory over the Escogido Leones of the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean Series. The win moved Venezuela to 2-0, matching the Mazatlan...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Minor League Update: Games of December 16-17 by Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out in winter league play, including Joey Rickard, Justin Williams, and Juniel Querecuto.
Via Baseball Prospectus
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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