Rays put Wendle on 10-day IL with hamstring strain

Baseball 04/01/19, 13:59

The Tampa Bay Rays have placed infielder Joey Wendle on the 10-day injured list because of a strained left hamstring.Wendle was hurt during Sunday's game against the Houston Astros.He finished fourth in the American League Rookie of the Year vote last season. Wendle hit .300 in 2018, which was eighth ...

Glasnow, 4 relievers help Rays beat Astros 3-1

Baseball 03/30/19, 20:19

Tyler Glasnow and four relievers shut down the Houston Astros after Alex Bregman's first-inning homer, and the Tampa Bay Rays won 3-1 on Saturday.Bregman went deep on his 25th birthday, but Glasnow (1-0) was otherwise excellent, striking out four and allowing six hits over five innings. Ryne Stanek followed with ...

Morton wins Rays debut 4-2 over former team Astros

Baseball 03/29/19, 22:33

Charlie Morton was solid in his debut for the Tampa Bay Rays, pitching five innings and striking out eight against his former team in a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night.The 35-year-old right-hander, two seasons removed from helping Houston win a World Series, allowed two runs and ...

Morton wins Rays debut 4-2 over former team Astros

Baseball 03/29/19, 20:59

Charlie Morton was solid in his debut for the Tampa Bay Rays, pitching five innings and striking out eight against his former team in a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night.The 35-year-old right-hander, two seasons removed from helping Houston win a World Series, allowed two runs and ...

Verlander outpitches Snell, Astros cruise past Rays 5-1

Baseball 03/28/19, 18:01

Justin Verlander outpitched Blake Snell in a rare opening-day matchup between a reigning Cy Young Award winner and runner-up, helping the Houston Astros begin the season Thursday with a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.George Springer homered on opening day for the third straight year. Michael Brantley and Jose ...

Rays considering blue lights to tint roof in domed stadium

Sports 03/27/19, 17:07

The Tampa Bay Rays are exploring the possibility of using blue lights to tint the roof of Tropicana Field in hopes of giving the domed stadium a different look as well as making it easier for players to track flyballs.The lights are part of a new LED lighting system installed ...

Yarbrough’s spring training finale helps Rays top Tigers 9-3

Baseball 03/26/19, 16:37

Ryan Yarbrough pitched four innings in his final spring training appearance, helping the Tampa Bay Rays close out their exhibition schedule with a 9-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.The 27-year-old left-hander led major league rookies with 16 victories last season, including a 14-4 record with a 3.72 ERA ...

Rookie Lowe agrees to $24 million, 6-year contract with Rays

Baseball 03/20/19, 12:50

Rookie Brandon Lowe, who made his big league debut last August, has agreed to a $24 million, six-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.Lowe's deal, announced Wednesday, includes club options for 2025 and 2026 with escalators that could make the agreement worth $49 million over eight seasons.The 24-year-old infielder and ...

Rays poised to build on last year’s surprising success

Sports 03/20/19, 11:56

Heightened expectations don't scare the Tampa Bay Rays.Winning 90 games a year ago not only established them as a team on the rise, but one that's undaunted by the challenge of closing the gap between themselves and the big-spending Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees.The Rays won more games ...

Rays’ Blake Snell focused on pitching, not contract

Baseball 03/11/19, 15:58

Blake Snell is focused on pitching and not his minuscule salary increase.The AL Cy Young Award winner threw a called third strike past Bryce Harper with a 96 mph fastball in the first inning of the Tampa Bay Rays' 8-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday.Snell's contract was renewed ...

AL Cy Young winner Snell receives small raise for 2019

Baseball 03/10/19, 14:29

The budget-minded Tampa Bay Rays have renewed the contract of pitcher Blake Snell, who's receiving a raise of only $15,500 after winning the AL Cy Young award last season.The 26-year-old left-hander, who's not yet eligible for salary arbitration, will earn $573,700 this year after making $558,200 in 2018, when he ...

source: Boxberger and Royals agree on $2.2 million deal

Sports 02/06/19, 17:07

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $2.2 million, one-year deal with reliever Brad Boxberger.The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement was pending a successful physical.MLB Network was first to report a deal was in ...

Pham goes to arbitration; Devenski avoids hearing

Baseball 02/04/19, 18:17

Outfielder Tommy Pham asked an arbitration panel for a raise from $570,100 to $4.1 million, and the Tampa Bay Rays argued for $3.5 million.Arbitrators Margaret Brogan, Andrew Strongin and Gil Vernon are expected to decide the case Tuesday, a day after hearing arguments.Pham hit .275 with 21 homers and 63 ...

Garcia can earn up to $6M under 1-year deal with Rays

Sports 01/18/19, 17:31

Avisail Garcia earn up to $6 million as part of his one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.The team announced the deal Friday, an agreement that guarantees $3.5 million this season.He can earn $250,000 each for 350, 400, 450, 500, 550 and 600 plate appearances, and $1 million for 650.Garcia, ...

source: Mets sign C Wilson Ramos to 2-year deal

Sports 12/16/18, 18:22

The New York Mets have agreed to a $19.5 million, two-year contract with free agent catcher Wilson Ramos, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.The deal likely signals an end to the Mets' pursuit of Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto. Instead, New York will turn to a two-time All-Star in ...

source: Charlie Morton, Rays agree on $30M, 2-yr deal

Baseball 12/12/18, 17:39

A person familiar with the agreement tells The Associated Press that All-Star pitcher Charlie Morton and the Tampa Bay Rays have reached a $30 million, two-year deal.The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the contract has not been officially announced.The 35-year-old Morton was a first-time All-Star last season ...

Cy-zilla! Snell edges Verlander for AL Cy Young Award

Baseball 11/14/18, 18:29

Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays has won his first AL Cy Young Award in a tight race over past winners Justin Verlander and Corey Kluber.Snell got 17 first-place votes and 169 points in voting announced Wednesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America to 13 firsts and 154 ...

Blue Jays introduce Montoyo as 13th manager in team history

Baseball 10/29/18, 18:03

Late in the season, as rumors of potential managerial openings swirled around baseball, Charlie Montoyo and fellow Tampa Bay Rays coaches Rocco Baldelli and Matt Quatraro started playing a game. When word of an expected vacancy surfaced, one member of the trio would slip that team's media guide into the ...

Twins hire ex-Rays player, coach Rocco Baldelli as manager

Baseball 10/25/18, 11:05

The Minnesota Twins have hired Tampa Bay Rays assistant coach Rocco Baldelli as their new manager, seeking a young voice to help revive a struggling team. The 37-year-old Baldelli replaces Paul Molitor, who was fired after four seasons with a 305-343 record. Baldelli will be the youngest manager in the major ...

Rays extend manager Kevin Cash’s contract through 2024

Baseball 10/09/18, 09:15

The Tampa Bay Rays, who won more games than any American League team that didn't make the playoffs, have rewarded manager Kevin Cash with a contract extension that runs through 2024, plus a club option for 2025.The 40-year-old Cash had one year remaining on a five-year, $5 million deal he ...

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