Rays finish the week with 4-3 record, extend Archer & Escobar, and begin first road trip of the year.
Trades are a big deal for the Rays. Having a majors-high 15 players among their 25-man opening day roster acquired that way illustrates what seems obvious: Their chance for success depends on making good deals. Some have been big
The Tampa Bay Rays get their first comeback victory of the year.
Yunel Escobar Signs Contract Extension With Rays Less than a week after signing right handed pitcher Chris Archer to a six-year contract with two club options the Tampa Bay Rays have reached an extension with shortstop Yunel Escobar. The
Cesar Ramos & Solid Defense Lead Rays To 5-4 Victory Cesar Ramos was a late and somewhat surprising entrant into the competition to take the rotation spot resulting from Jeremy Hellickson‘s elbow injury. The lefty reliever is in competition
Erik Bedard & Heath Bell have shaky first outings as Rays fall to Orioles 4-2 in Grapefruit Opener.
Yunel Escobar came to the Rays with baggage and question marks about his character. 2013 was an uplifting year in terms of production on the field as well as eliminating some of the false perception that surrounds him.
Stamp It With A Star And Then Some
Did the outgoing personality of Yunel Escobar and quiet sometimes cold personality of James Loney cost them Gold Gloves?
The finalist for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award were announced on Friday morning and the winners will be announced tonight at 8 p.m. on ESPN2. The Rays, known for their spectacular defense, had a finalist at each infield position.