Rays Injury Update: Ryan Hanigan, Wil Myers

The Tampa Bay Rays have halted catcher Ryan Hanigan's Minor League rehab assignment after he played just one game as a designated hitter for Class-A Charlotte. Hanigan will sit out for another week before trying to resume his rehab assignment. Meanwhile, outfielder Wil Myers will work out with Rays Minor League affiliates this week and possibly begin his own assignment by August...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Ryan Hanigan aiming for Friday return

Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan is doing better and eyeing rehab games this week. He would like to rejoin the Rays on Friday after fully recovering from a oblique injury as reported by Marc Topkin.#Rays Hanigan (oblique) doing better, eyeing rehab games this week with @StoneCrabs, rejoin #Rays Friday— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) July 29, 2014#452283158 / gettyimages.comHanigan...
Via MLB Injury News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Ryan Hanigan heading to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays enter the second half of the season tomorrow against the Minnesota Twins with a record of 44-53, fourth in the American League East. To have any chance to make a run a wild card, the Rays will need good health and more production throughout the roster. But they'll begin the second half without the services of Ryan Hanigan, who is heading to the disabled list...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays place catcher Ryan Hanigan on 15-day disabled list

The Tampa Bay Rays placed catcher Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain Thursday, a move that's retroactive to July 9. A corresponding transaction will come later. Hanigan, 33, has hit .212 with four home runs and 27 RBI this season. On June 11, he was activated after being placed on the disabled list May 28 (retroactive to May 27) with a right hamstring...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays place Hanigan on DL, call up Casali

The Tampa Bay Rays placed catcher Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain Thursday, a move that's retroactive to July 9. They also selected the contract of catcher Curt Casali from Triple-A Durham. In addition, outfielder Wil Myers (wrist) was moved from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Myers is eligible to come off the disabled...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Ryan Hanigan, Desmond Jennings

When the Tampa Bay Rays return to the field on Friday, two of their starters will be returning to the lineup as well.  Matt Baker of The Tampa Bay Times is reporting that both Desmond Jennings and Ryan Hanigan are expected to return from their recent injuries.  Baker reported that Jennings was injured by fouling a ball off of his knee on Friday and Hanigan was scratched after...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays fend off Orioles rally, win 5-4

From where he stood near second base, Logan Forsythe saw catcher Ryan Hanigan signal for a curveball. “Huh,” Forsythe thought. “Let’s see how this works.” On the mound was Jake McGee, who was in his second inning of pumping high-octane fastballs toward Orioles hitters. At bat was Manny Machado, whose two-run homer in the eighth started a furious Baltimore rally and who...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Ryan Hanigan scratched with neck stiffness

The Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday by the score of 6-5. The loss dropped the Rays to 31-48, thirteen games behind the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East. Logan Forsythe had three hits and four other players had two hits for the Rays in the losing effort. One of those players was catcher Jose Molina, who was starting for Ryan Hanigan, who has...
Via MLB Injury News
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays smash three home runs to take opener from Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Jerry Sands, Yunel Escobar and Ryan Hanigan homered Monday night, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4. Sands' first homer since Sept. 20, 2011, a two-run, pinch-hit shot off Brian Matusz, snapped a 3-3 tie in the eighth inning. Escobar hit a solo homer in the first and Hanigan added a two-run drive in the fourth for a 3-0 lead...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Ryan Hanigan eager to be back on field for Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- His wait was long enough for him, so call Ryan Hanigan eager to appear in the Tampa Bay Rays' lineup once more. The catcher was activated from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday and batted ninth against St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha at Tropicana Field in the finale of an eight-game homestand. The return was welcomed for Hanigan, who had...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Hanigan to catch Hellickson in rehab game, hopeful to return soon

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Catcher Ryan Hanigan knows there's healing left to go, but he's optimistic that his return to the Tampa Bay Rays' lineup could come next Wednesday. "I feel good, man," he said Friday. "I can do everything. I'm ready to get back on, you know?" Hanigan, placed on the disabled list May 28 (retroactive to May 27) with a strained...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Ryan Hanigan placed on DL

As reported on Monday by SportsInjuryAlert, Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan was removed from the game with a sore right hamstring, a continuing issue. The Rays placed him on the 15-day DL (retroactive to May 27) and called up outfielder Kevin Kiermaier from Triple-A Durham to take Hanigan's roster spot, reports Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times. Kiermaier appeared in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays place catcher Ryan Hanigan on DL with sore right hamstring

Ryan Hanigan's sore right hamstring will receive time to rest. The Tampa Bay Rays placed the catcher on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, after the strained hamstring gave him trouble in recent days. He first suffered the injury May 16 in a victory over the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium, and he aggravated it Monday in a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre....
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Ryan Hanigan exits with hamstring soreness

As reported by Kerry Kauffman of SportsInjuryAlert on Saturday, Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan has not completely recovered from a right hamstring strain and is alternating with 39-year-old Jose Molina behind the plate. In Monday's 10-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, Hanigan was removed as a precaution in the sixth inning, according to Jamie Ross of MLB.com. Manager...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Ryan Hanigan not back to full health

The Tampa Bay Rays won the first of a weekend series against the Boston Red Sox by the score of 1-0. The win improved the Rays to 21-28, fourth in the American League East. The only run of the game came on a Cole Figueroa pinch hit double. Chris Archer struck out 11, but was not involved in the decision. On the injury front, catcher Ryan Hanigan, who started and went 0-for-3...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan won't have to go on DL

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays received good news regarding a health concern Tuesday: Catcher Ryan Hanigan will avoid the disabled list. Hanigan, who left a victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday at Angel Stadium early because of right hamstring soreness, worked out with head athletic trainer Ron Porterfield before the Rays began a three-game series against the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Hanigan injured, leaving Rays catching thin

The Rays are a bit thin behind the plate. C Ryan Hanigan left Friday's game and may be sidelined until at least Tuesday due to a sore and tender right hamstring that may be pulled. Hanigan is holding out hope it was just a cramp or a mild strain. Manager Joe Maddon said before Saturday's game that head athletic trainer Ron Porterfield was still deciding on a diagnosis....
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays' Ryan Hanigan left last night's game with hamstring issues

The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Los Angeles Angels last night by the score of 3-0. Yunel Escobar had three hits, including a home run, for the Rays. The win improved the Rays to 19-24 on the season. Catcher Ryan Hanigan left the game after going 0-for-2 due to a right hamstring injury and was replaced by Jose Molina. #488820451 / gettyimages.comTodd Kalas, broadcaster for the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Ryan Hanigan possibly to DL with hamstring strain

The Tampa Bay Rays are currently exhibiting why some teams prefer to go with three catchers on their 25-man Major League roster. Ryan Hanigan left between the top and bottom of the 8th inning of Friday’s game against the Angels with a right hamstring ‘issue’ as MLB.com’s Bill Chastain writes. The team is currently waiting to see how Hanigan feels over the next couple of...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds catchers on season-long hot streak

CINCINNATI -- There was a hole in the Reds lineup last season when it came to the catching position. Defensively Ryan Hanigan and Devin Mesoraco were fine but offensively their place in the batting order was a trouble spot the entire season. This season has been a different story. Whoever has been putting on the catching gear has produced behind the plate and with the bat in their...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Andover Native Ryan Hanigan Makes Fenway Debut With Rays (Video)

Andover, Mass., native Ryan Hanigan will play his first-ever major league game at Fenway Park when the Tampa Bay Rays visit Boston on Tuesday for a three-game series. The Tampa Bay catcher was certainly excited for the opportunity to play in front of his family and friends, but Hanigan said the focus is solely on winning. He might not be getting caught up in the hoopla of his homecoming...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Dumpster Diving — Ryan Hanigan

Depending on the league you are in, dumpster diving is a pastime that could lead you to the playoffs in your league. Some leagues limit your moves, but even then it pays to pay attention to your waiver wire. You can think of the waiver wire the same way that stock brokers look at stocks. Some stocks are the kind you hold onto for years and use them to stabilize your retirement. Others...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Yanks wither under Rays bats in 16-1 rout

Where to start? With the pitching? Chris Archer was outstanding. With the offense? Powered by Ryan Hanigan, Wil Myers and Evan Longoria, it was outstanding again. Mix them together Saturday and you get a 16-1 Tampa Bay Rays victory, a walk-in-the-park against the New York Yankees in front of 30,159 at Tropicana Field. “It was really fun to watch,” Rays manager Joe Maddon...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hanigan, Myers hit two HRs as Rays overwhelm Yankees

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan Hanigan homered twice and had six RBIs, and Chris Archer continued his dominance over the Yankees as the Tampa Bay Rays routed New York 16-1 on Saturday night. Hanigan drove in his final two runs with a single off Yankees infielder Dean Anna, who gave up two runs and three hits in the eighth inning. Archer (2-1) allowed one run and three hits in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rays C Ryan Hanigan tags out two runners in one play

It’s just your standard 6-2 (tag) -4-3-2 (tag) double play.  In what has to be a major league record, Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan recorded two tag outs on the same play to preserver a 2-0 lead early.  Watch the alert fielding (and communication) by all Rays involved (via MLB.com): One would expect no less from a Joe Maddon managed team, who is known for having a defense...
Via Reading Between The Seams
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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