Monday, November 12, 2018

Tampa Bay Rays

Rays Kevin Kiermaier wins Wilson top defensive centerfielder award

Rays Kevin Kiermaier wins Wilson top defensive centerfielder award

Kevin Kiermaier dealt with a lot of bad during a disappointing injury-marred 2018 season.So he was excited and honored to get some good news Wednesday, named the game's top centerfielder in the Wilson defensive player of the year awards."I'm happy as...
Published: 11/07/18
Chaim Bloom expected to stay with Rays as Giants fill job

Chaim Bloom expected to stay with Rays as Giants fill job

Senior VP Chaim Bloom is expected to stay with the Rays,  at least for now, after the Giants opted for Dodgers executive Farhan Zaidi to become head of their baseball operations.Bloom was among the finalists for the Giants job after recently fin...
Published: 11/06/18
Updated: 11/07/18
Say thanks back to Rocco Baldelli with your favorite memory

Say thanks back to Rocco Baldelli with your favorite memory

Longtime Rays player, front office executive and coach Rocco Baldelli took to Twitter today to offer a thanks to Tampa Bay fans as he settles into his new job as manager of the Minnesota Twins.As you read Baldelli's thanks, please take a moment and s...
Published: 11/06/18
Rays’ Willy Adames, Ryan Yarbrough named to Topps All-Star Rookie team

Rays’ Willy Adames, Ryan Yarbrough named to Topps All-Star Rookie team

Rays SS Willy Adames and LHP Ryan Yarbrough were chosen for the  2018 Topps MLB All-Star Rookie team.Rays 2B Joey Wendle, who was considered a potential finalist for the AL Rookie of the Year award, was not, beaten out again by Yankees 2B Gleybe...
Published: 11/06/18
Lou Piniella, George Steinbrenner again on Hall of Fame era ballot

Lou Piniella, George Steinbrenner again on Hall of Fame era ballot

Former Rays manager and Tampa native Lou Piniella and longtime Tampa-based Yankees owner George Steinbrenner are again among 10 candidates for election to the Hall of Fame next month.Piniella and Steinbrenner were chosen as part of the Today's Game E...
Published: 11/06/18
Did Rays Joey Wendle get a bad deal in ROY voting?

Did Rays Joey Wendle get a bad deal in ROY voting?

Did Rays INF Joey Wendle get some kind of a raw deal in voting for the AL Rookie of the Year?Teammate Blake Snell, a candidate for the AL Cy Young Award, certainly felt so, and said so after Wendle didn't make the three-man final field of Angels DH/R...
Published: 11/06/18
Rays set to talk and listen at GM meetings

Rays set to talk and listen at GM meetings

Rays officials headed west at attend to business at the annual GM meetings that open on Tuesday in Carlsbad, Calif.For the most part, the three-day sessions are much more talk than action, with teams usually making no more than preliminary contact wi...
Published: 11/06/18
Rays Cash, Snell finalists for BBWAA awards; Wendle misses out

Rays Cash, Snell finalists for BBWAA awards; Wendle misses out

Blake Snell beat just about every opponent he faced during his dazzling 2018 breakthrough season.For the next week, the conversation will be whether the Rays left-hander will finish ahead of Cleveland's Corey Kluber and Houston's Justin Verlander for...
Published: 11/05/18
Rays in the mix with BBWAA award finalists set to be named

Rays in the mix with BBWAA award finalists set to be named

The top three finalists for the four main BBWAA postseason awards in each league will be revealed tonight starting at 6 p.m. on MLB Network.The Rays are expected to have finalists for the AL Cy Young (Blake Snell) and Manager of the Year (Kevin Cash)...
Published: 11/05/18
Rays’ Joey Wendle an interesting case for AL rookie award with finalists named Monday

Rays’ Joey Wendle an interesting case for AL rookie award with finalists named Monday

The Rays are expected to have finalists named Monday night for two of the major postseason awards, with Blake Snell arguably the favorite for American League Cy Young honors and Kevin Cash a worthy candidate for manager of the year.But it's hard to k...
Published: 11/04/18
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