Steve Pearce signed with the Rays this off season on a rebound contract that will pay him $4.75MM, and includes $2MM of incentives including $250k trade bonus. That bonus will prove to be prescient. Pearce has been one of the bright spots on this last place Rays team as he’s been trying to replicate his 2014 season with the Orioles — where he put up 4.9 fWAR in 383 plate appearances...
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Due to prolonged injuries, needing versatility along with a productive bat in their lineup, several teams have begun contacting the Tampa Bay Rays on the availability of Steve Pearce. Not nearly as popular as some of the starting pitchers that the Tampa Bay Rays have to offer as the trade deadline nears the witching hour, […] Rays Trade Rumors: Pearce Inquiries Heating Up - Rays...
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The stove has cooled a bit on Rays trade rumors, but that doesn't mean a deal won't happen. With only four days remaining until the trade deadline, let's check in on the latest trade rumors. Tier 1 - Most Likely to be Moved Steve Pearce - Pearce is the most likely Ray to be traded before August 1st. His contract is up after this season, and he has been so productive and offers...
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One has a wRC+ of 147, the other is an All-Star third baseman. Technically. According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Cleveland Indians are showing interest in Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Steve Pearce as well as Minnesota Twins third baseman Eduardo Nunez. The Indians were interested in Steve Pearce during the offseason, but interest in Eduardo Nunez is certainly new. Pearce was signed...
The Indians are among the teams that have reached out to the Rays with interest in infielder/outfielder Steve Pearce, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post (via Twitter). Cleveland is reportedly also considering Eduardo Nunez of the Twins, so it seems evident that the club has interest in a solid hitter with some defensive versatility. From an outsider perspective, third...
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Steve Pearce may not be a big name, but he'll be highly in demand as the Rays enter the trade deadline. As a versatile lefty-masher without a big salary, he should be the type of piece every contender wants to add to a postseason bench.
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Steve Pearce went on the 15-day disabled list on June 21 after straining his right hamstring in a loss to the Indians, rehabbed for two games over the weekend with high Class A Charlotte and was back in the lineup on Tuesday against the Rockies, playing first base and batting fifth.
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Rays infielder/designated hitter Steve Pearce (strained hamstring) was scheduled to join the club in Denver on Monday night, and manager Kevin Cash said the plan is to activate Pearce from the disabled list on Tuesday.
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Not much as gone right in 2016 for the Tampa Bay Rays. They are in last place in the AL East, sitting seven games back of first place. The Rays have lost four of their last five series, with the only series victory coming against the 16-40 Minnesota Twins. They have a losing record against the AL Central, AL West, and NL. Tampa Bay has a losing record at home, on the road, in one...
Your browser does not support iframes. A fan seated right above the visitor’s dugout should be thanking his lucky stars he didn’t wake up in a few weeks in a hospital after a medically induced coma after very nearly having his skull crushed in by an absolutely smoked foul ball off the bat of the […] The post Fan nearly has cranium caved in by Steve Pearce’s smoked foul ball...
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