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Tampa Bay Rays Top 10 Prospects

The Tampa Bay Rays farm system has been depleted by promotions for players such as Wil Myers, Matt Moore, and Chris Archer. Guerrieri is talented, but has character issues that may impede his development. Odorizzi, Colome, and Romero are solid pitchers who should become middle to back-end starters. Lee is coming off of a knee injury and is difficult to project. 1. Taylor Guerrieri...
Via Batting Leadoff
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Minor League Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2013 (4) | 2012 (11) | 2011 (3) | 2010 (1) | 2009 (4) 2013 Affiliate Records MLB: [92-71] AL East AAA: [87-57] International League – Durham AA: [71-69] Southern League – Montgomery A+: [67-65] Florida State League – Charlotte A: [82-56] Midwest League – Bowling Green A(ss):  [38-37] New York-Penn League — Hudson Valley...
Via Razzball
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Top 10 Prospects: Tampa Bay Rays

The strength of the Rays organization is depth. The club lacks a true impact talent at the top of this list, although both Taylor Guerrieri and Hak-Ju Lee have the tools to be outstanding players if they can put injuries behind them. #1 Jake Odorizzi | 55/MLB (P) Age IP K/9 BB/9 GB% ERA FIP xFIP […]
Via Fangraphs
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Prospects: Tampa Bay Rays

Kiley continues the minor league organizational prospect lists with the Rays, led by currently injured RHP Taylor Guerrieri and featuring one of the deeper systems in the game.
Via sbb.scout.com
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospect Lists

Here is the composite list of Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects from across the web. The list will be updated as often as new lists are released. After each list, I’ll list the top 5 from that list. Closer to the beginning of the season, I’ll release the 85% Sports Top 20 Prospects for the Rays, along with averages and a composite ranking for each player listed. Updated: 11/21...
Via 85% Sports
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bike Spokes and Shoe Boxes – 2013 Bowman Chrome Review

Per Box Items: 18 packs per box 4 cards per pack 1 Chrome autograph per box The standard sized cards look identical to the 2013 Bowman base set design, only with a chrome finish. The base set cards feature a color action shot of the named player. Bordered in white the card fronts have small graphics at the card bottom. The set and player names are in silver foil. The player’s position...
Via i70baseball
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays prospect Taylor Guerrieri gets 50 game suspension for positive drug test

The Tampa Bay Rays saw yet another one of their minor-leaguers suspended for violation of MLB’s drug policy this week when pitching prospect Taylor Guerrieri received a 50-game ban following a positive drug test. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported the news on Friday, stating that the drug is believed to be marijuana. Topkin notes that the Rays have now had 13 minor...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays prospect Taylor Guerrieri suspended for drug of abuse

Taylor Guerrieri a pitching prospect who was the Rays’ first-round pick in 2011 has been suspended 50 games after testing positive for a drug of abuse. It was his second violation and Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the drug is believed to be marijuana. He’ll start serving the 50-game suspension at the beginning of next season but it’s essentially meaningless...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays prospect Taylor Guerrieri suspended by MLB

Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Taylor Guerrieri was suspended 50 games without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, Major League Baseball announced Friday. Guerrieri, 20, was the No. 24 overall pick in the 2011 MLB June amateur draft. He spent last season with Class A Bowling Green of the Midwest...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays' 2011 1st Rounder Taylor Guerrieri needs Tommy John surgery

One of the top prospects in the Tampa Bay Rays organization will miss the remainder of the minor league season as well as part of - or all of - next season.  Taylor Guerrieri will undergo Tommy John surgery.  He was the Rays' first round pick in the 2011 draft. BREAKING NEWS: #Rays top pitching prospect Taylor Guerrieri having Tommy John surgery today — Marc Topkin...
Via MLB Injury News
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays' Taylor Guerrieri has Tommy John surgery

A star of the Tampa Bay Rays' farm system will miss significant time. The Rays announced that right-hander Taylor Guerrieri, considered to be their top pitching prospect, had successful Tommy John surgery Wednesday to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He is expected to miss the rest of the 2013 season and at least part of the 2014 campaign. Dr. James...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays Top Prospect Taylor Guerrieri Undergoes Tommy John Surgery

The top pitching prospect in the Tampa Bay Rays organization, Taylor Guerrieri, underwent Tommy John surgery today and will most likely be out until the 2015 season. Guerrieri was slated to pitch in the 2013 Futures Game, but was scratched due to fatigue, which appeared to follow him into his most recent start on July 15, where he was pulled in the third inning with elbow soreness...
Via Baseball News Source
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Futures Game Pitching Prospects

In less than two weeks the best prospects from the United States will square off against the top young players from around the world at the MLB Futures Game on the all-star weekend. We’ve already taken a look at the offensive side of each exhibition team and you can read that here. As mentioned in the previous piece, the biggest name missing from the Futures Game rotations is Jameson...
Via Fangraphs
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Captains slow down Hot Rods 6-3

BOWLING GREEN, KY- The Lake County Captains (5-1, 28-45) used three run sixth and ninth innings to complete a three-game sweep of the Bowling Green Hot Rods (3-3, 42-33). The Captains won the Tuesday matinee 6-3. Right-hander Dylan Baker, who was named Indians Minor League Player of the Week prior to the game, made the start as he took on Taylor Guerrieri for the Hot Rods. Guerrieri...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

First-round pick Nick Ciuffo skips college, signs with Rays

Nick Ciuffo is eager for the next stage of his baseball life to begin.The Tampa Bay Rays announced Friday morning that they had signed their first-round pick, No. 21 overall. In the afternoon, the catcher reported to Port Charlotte, Fla., where he will join the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Rays."With the slot value where it was (1,974,700), it was really just too good of a...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

First-round pick Nick Ciuffo skips college, signs with Rays

Nick Ciuffo is eager for the next stage of his baseball life to begin.The Tampa Bay Rays announced Friday morning that they had signed their first-round pick, No. 21 overall. In the afternoon, the catcher reported to Port Charlotte, Fla., where he will join the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Rays."With the slot value where it was (1,974,700), it was really just too good of a...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Taylor Guerrieri An Arm to be Reckoned With, Continues Domination in Minors

While the majority of analysts and scouts were infatuated with the likes of top pitching prep stars Archie Bradley and Dylan Bundy when the 2011 MLB Amateur draft rolled around, a big-armed prep pitcher from South Carolina would be quietly selected in the later half of the draft by the Tampa Bay Rays.That pitcher is Taylor Guerrieri, star right-hander out of Spring Valley High School...
Via Baseball News Source
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

On-Deck with the Captains: 5/8/13 - 5/14/13

The Lake County Captains went 2-4 since last Wednesday with one rainout, and the offense is still attempting to heat up. Of course, facing Taylor Guerrieri, the Tampa Bay Rays’ first-round pick of 2011, didn’t exactly give them much of a chance to hit on Sunday. The Captains managed just one hit off Guerrieri as they struck out 10 times, making it one of their worst offense...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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