Posts Tagged ‘Tampa Bay Rays’

Rays Trade Wil Myers in 3-Team Blockbuster

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays

  When word broke of the Rays and Padres working on a “blockbuster” deal. Sources: #Padres, #Rays discussing significant trade. Talks involve a number of players. Wil Myers would be main piece going to SD. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 16, 2014 Many wondered why the Rays would be giving up such a young star; […]

Rays Trade Hellickson to D-Backs

Hellickson heads to Arizona.

According to sources, Tampa and Arizona have agreed on a trade sending former Rookie of the Year, Jeremy Hellickson, to Arizona. In return the Rays will receive outfield prospect Justin Williams, and shortstop prospect Andrew Velazquez. Hellickson captured the 2011 AL Rookie of the Year Award after posting a 13-10 record with a 2.95 ERA. […]

Rays Activate Peralta after Rehab Stint

Joel Peralta (Eddie Michels/Photo)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Tampa Bay Rays reliever Joel Peralta made his first rehab start since being placed on the 15-day DL July 22, 2014 back dated to July 13.  Pitching for Class-A Charlotte against Dunedin,  Peralta went one inning allowing one hit and striking out one.  Peralta contracted an illness (high fever and joint pain) while visiting his […]

Kiermaier is here to Save the Day

Kevin Kiermaier (39) is congratulated by second baseman Ben Zobrist during the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tropicana Field.  photo:  Kim Klement / USA TODAY Sports

  St. Petersburg, Fla. — The visitors half of the 5th came to an exciting end in the glove of Tampa Bay Rays rightfielder Kevin Kiermaier.  With the Rays up 4-3, yes I said Rays up 4-3 and the bases juiced with Redbirds, Peter Bourjos the Cards centerfielder,  put a charge in the rawhide sending it […]

Le Baseball à Montréal, say it isn’t So

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays to Montreal?

Series Run Starts with Monday Night Baseball

Last year, David Price working on his four hit, ten strike-out, no walk gem at the Trop against Toronto. (photo by Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

My bold prediction in February 2013 of the Rays winning the AL East was washed out by the inability to beat the Boston Redsox.  Taking nothing away from the Bosox, who knew John Farrell, no fried chicken and a dry dugout would propel the Sox into dominance of the division.   When I realized my […]

98.7 THE FAN Rallies to Save the Rays

July 19, 2012; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price (14) throws a pitch in the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Tropicana Field (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

Tampa Bay’s only FM sports talk station will work to keep hometown Rays in the region, Ferg’s Sports Bar & Grill, 1320 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg

Counting Pitches?

Chris Archer of the Tampa Bay Rays a young pitcher with All-Star future potential (photo Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Pitch counts, old school-new school, Joel Poiley breaks it down…

Niemann moved to DL makes room for Beliveau

Niemann moved to DL makes room for Beliveau

RAYS ACQUIRE LEFT-HANDED PITCHER JEFF BELIVEAU FROM RANGERS, WHILE NIEMANN HEADS TO THE DL

“ZIM” is Back!

GO RAYS!

ZIMMER TO RETURN FOR HIS 65TH SEASON, 10TH WITH THE RAYS… “I couldn’t be happier,” said Zimmer