The 28-year-old Yarbrough is likely on track to qualify for arbitration next season as a Super Two player. That would mean an early entry into the process and substantially enhanced career earning power.
Former Tampa Bay Rays’ slugger Aubrey Huff has been invited not to attend the Giants’ 2010 World Series Championship reunion. Aubrey Huff began his major-league career with the Tampa Bay Rays in the year 2000, back in the stone-age when they still had a little devil in them.
With the Tampa Bay Rays trading away last season’s team-leader in saves, who will they turn to in 2020? The Tampa Bay Rays recently traded presumptive closer, Emilio Pagan, for an outfield insurance policy in Manuel Margot.
Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports If we can get a full season of the whoop-ass he served up last April, we’re in for a fun ride When Tampa Bay and Cleveland essentially swapped Jake Bauers and Yandy Diaz during the 2018-19 offseason, many saw it as a Challenge Trade.
With all of the previous day’s formalities out of the way, Rays pitchers and catchers got to work in Port Charlotte on Thursday. As of Thursday evening, all 40 pitchers and catchers are in camp, while 13 of the 25 position players have arrived early.
The Tampa Bay Rays have had a lot of turnover following their 96-win season. How will the manager best utilize all of his new toys? Twelve players from last year’s Tampa Bay Rays are no longer with the team.
Glasnow missed more than three months of the 2019 season due to a forearm strain, and a fairly recent surgery on his pitching wrist will give the Rays extra reason to be cautious with the burgeoning star in 2020.
Martinez and Randy Arozarena are headed to the Rays along with the Cardinals’ Compensation A draft pick. In exchange, St. Louis receives top pitching prospect Matthew Liberatore, a low-level catching prospect and Tampa Bay’s Compensation B selection.