Tampa Bay will begin and end the season on the road. Via team press release. The Tampa Bay Rays have released their 2022 regular-season schedule, which opens with a six-game road trip against the Boston Red Sox (March 31–April 3) and Toronto Blue Jays (April 4-6).
Whatever witchcraft has caused the Rays to become helpless in the face of the Seattle Mariners, I hope it disappears before tomorrow. At the start of today’s game I really thought the fairy dust had lifted.
Now that the MLB trade deadline has come and went, reports of what could have been have started to surface. However, none will be bigger than what was discussed between the Tampa Bay Rays and Chicago Cubs.
Durham Bulls versus Charlotte Knights at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on July 25, 2021 I attended another Durham Bull home game on Sunday July 25th. That day, they were faced off against the only other North Carolina based Triple-A East League team—the Charlotte Knights.
Taj Bradley may be the biggest riser in the organization in 2021. Who were some of the organization’s top performers in July? After his major league debut, Vidal Brujan has been very good since being optioned back to Durham, splitting time between second base, left field, and center field.
A flat performance all around for the Rays Coming off of a huge weekend series sweep against the now second place Boston Red Sox, the Rays looked to start a new series on the right note as the Seattle Mariners came into town.
Let’s face it, no one drew up this year with the idea that Matt Wisler, a journeyman reliever who joined the Rays in a forgettable transaction this season, would be closing out a 1 run game in an August battle for first place.
The Minnesota Twins and Byron Buxton, who is set to be a free agent after the 2022 season, were unable to reach an agreement on a contract extension, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal and Dan Hayes, increasing the likelihood he's traded during the offseason.