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Rays search for better success in the first round as another draft approaches

Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock. Andrew Friedman wants better results. Criticism is fair, he says. The Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft should be the bloodline of any developmental system, but for the Tampa Bay Rays, returns have run dry when talking about the club's first-round picks after 2008. Fact: Infielder Tim Beckham, the first overall pick in 2008, stands...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays set roster, placing 3 on 15-day disabled list

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have set their opening day roster by placing injured pitchers Jeremy Hellickson and Juan Carlos Oviedo and shortstop Tim Beckham on the 15-day disabled list.
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays' Tim Beckham optimistic in injury rehab

It took INF Tim Beckham a long time to get to the big leagues, and, as the No. 1 overall pick of the 2008 draft, he took a lot of abuse along the way before making it in September. But just when he could feel some satisfaction, his career took a cruel twist as he tore the ACL in his right knee during a December workout and is expected to miss at least half the season. "Just...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays' Tim Beckham has successful ACL surgery

Tampa Bay Rays infielder Tim Beckham had successful surgery to repair the ACL in his right knee Tuesday, the team announced Wednesday. Dr. James Andrews performed the procedure in Pensacola, Fla. Beckham, 23, is expected to miss six to eight months as he rehabs. The former first overall pick tore the ligament during a workout last week. He made his major-league debut Sept. 19 against...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays: Tim Beckham tears ACL working out

The season of Tim Beckham will get started a little late. Beckham, 23, tore the ACL in his right knee while working out and will miss a good portion of the 2014 season. Beckham was the first overall selection of the 2008 draft and was to compete for a bench spot on the Rays this season. The Rays selected Beckha with the first selection of the 2008 draft. An infielder, Beckham compiled...
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays Tim Beckham Will Miss Most of 2014 With Torn ACL

Tampa Bay Rays former number one draft pick Tim Beckham sustained an a torn ACL in his right leg while working out and will miss most of the 2014 season, accruing to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Beckham finally got his big league call up in September of last year going 3-for-7 (.429) in five games, and was expected top compete for a reserve infielder spot in the spring. Beckham...
Via Baseball News Source
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays' Tim Beckham tears ACL, set to miss most of 2014 season

Tim Beckham, infielder for the Tampa Bay Rays and the top pick in the 2008 draft, has reportedly torn the ACL in his right knee, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Full details of how the injury occurred have not yet emerged, but it seems that it may have happened while Beckham was working out.#Rays INF Tim Beckham to miss significant portion of '14 season after...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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