Tampa Bay Rays

Kiermaier, Souza anchor Rays' outfield
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The Rays’ outfield is one of the more stable stations on the field as we continue the offseason examination of the roster through the Around the Horn segments. That stability comes from having two solid young outfielders in place to play center and right in Kevin Kiermaier and Steven Souza Jr., respectively. The question mark […]

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Archer aiming to help develop young Rays
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While trade rumors involving Chris Archer have swirled for the length of the offseason, the right-hander has remained in the background working to become better.

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Honeywell headlines Rays-rich Top 100 list
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MLB’s Top 100 Prospects List is crowded with Rays. Representing the club are right-hander Brent Honeywell (No. 12), shortstop Willy Adames (No. 22), first baseman/left-hander Brendan McKay (No. 25), outfielder Jesus Sanchez (No. 57), outfielder/first baseman Jake Bauers (No. 64), and third baseman/shortstop Christian Arroyo (No. 81).

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Rising prospect Bauers to get a shot at 1B job
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One of the pleasures of the Hot Stove season is thinking about the young talent that will be in camp once the doors to Spring Training open. Rays fans need look no further than Jake Bauers to find a player to get excited about. Expectations have never been higher for the talented 22-year-old first baseman, […]

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Souza pulls for boyhood idol Edgar to join HOF
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Tampa Bay Rays outfielder and Everett, Wash., native Steven Souza Jr. is a longtime Mariners fan who grew up watching one of the great hitters in Seattle’s history, Edgar Martinez.

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Inbox: What is Rays' big-picture strategy?
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What would the Rays be looking to acquire in a potential deal for Chris Archer or Alex Colome? Who’s in line to assume the role of clubhouse leader now that Evan Longoria has been traded? Beat reporter Bill Chastain has answers in the Inbox.

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Spring into action! Rays ready for Truck Day
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Shortly before 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday morning, the Rays’ clubhouse staff began loading the two trucks for Spring Training. Yes, Rays fans, baseball season is here.

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McGriff, Huff among Rays not voted into HOF
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Fred McGriff and Aubrey Huff highlighed a group of former Rays players who did not get into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Also on this year’s ballot were other former Rays, Manny Ramirez, Johnny Damon, Jason Isringhausen, and Hideki Matsui.

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Adames ranked among top 10 SS prospects
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Willy Adames is knocking on the door, and the highly touted Rays prospect should finally join The Show at some point during the 2018 season. On Wednesday, MLB Pipeline ranked him as the No. 6 shortstop prospect in baseball.

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Rays' Arroyo named top 10 3B prospect
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Christian Arroyo grew up pulling for the Rays and Evan Longoria. Now he’ll be one of the guys trying to fill the infield void created by the departure of the face of the franchise.

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Lowe earns spot on Top 10 2B prospects list
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Rays prospect Brandon Lowe could see time in the Majors as early as the second half of 2018.

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Span says this is his best offseason since '14
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Outfielder Denard Span had mixed emotions after the Giants traded him and three other players to the Rays for third baseman Evan Longoria in December. Tampa is Span’s home.

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