The acquisition of Jason Adam has worked out quite nicely for the Rays and the reliever.
The reliever, signed after the lockout ended, has turned into one of the league’s best and most dominant.
John Romano | With eight weeks to go, Rays manager Kevin Cash needs to protect the arms of starting pitchers while keeping the team in the pennant race.
The third-year receiver has received compliments from Todd Bowles and Mike Evans a year after showing up to training camp out of shape.
The team is staying at a historic hotel considered in baseball circles to be haunted.


  1. Tyler Van Dyke and the Miami Hurricanes are the only state team in our writer's preseason Associated Press top 25 rankings.
  2. The acquisition of Jason Adam has worked out quite nicely for the Rays and the reliever.
  3. Do you suppose Kevin Cash is thinking about today or tomorrow? About winning this game, or keeping arms fresh for October? About the health of today's starter, or the guys in the bullpen?
  4. The Racing Sausages run during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Milwaukee.
  5. The Rays' Yandy Diaz may be looking over his shoulder a lot as the team stays in the supposedly haunted Pfister Hotel while in Milwaukee.
  6. Tyler Johnson caught 36 passes and accumulated 360 yards for the Bucs last year in his second professional season.
  7. Jake Paul poses for pictures following a press conference at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Nov. 8, 2021, ahead of a fight with Tommy Fury in December. Paul's sports betting company Betr secured a $5 million investment from Tampa-based Florida Funders to lead a $30 million Series A fundraising round. It's the largest investment in Florida Funders' history.
  8. The Seattle Storm's Sue Bird becomes emotional as the crowd gives her an ovation during the final regular-season home game of her career Sunday at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle.
  9. Rays starter Drew Rasmussen threw three no-hit innings and needed just 33 pitches to do so Sunday against the Tigers in Detroit.
  10. The Rays' Brandon Lowe is greeted in the dugout after scoring during the ninth inning of Sunday's victory over the Tigers in Detroit.
  11. Pete Rose acknowledges fans during a ceremony honoring the 1980 Philadelphia Phillies World Series team Sunday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.
  12. Ashleigh Buhai, right, reacts after winning on the 18th green during the final round of the Women's British Open golf championship Sunday in Muirfield, Scotland.
  13. Seminole High alumnus Brandon Walton (73), left, and versatile third-year veteran Nick Leverett (60) are among those competing for the starting left-guard spot vacated by Ali Marpet, who retired in February.
  14. Scotty Miller caught just 10 passes for 84 yards last season, where he missed time with a turf toe injury.
  15. Drew Rasmussen will be on the mound as the Rays seek a victory over the Tigers that would give them their first series win since the All-Star break.
  16. Bucs defensive tackle Mike Greene (71), left, blocks defensive lineman Patrick O’Connor (79) during a recent training-camp workout. Camp physicality spilled over into a shoving match or two at Sunday's practice.
  17. Bucs wide receiver Scotty Miller (10), hindered by turf toe for most of the 2021 season, is among a logjam of players competing for one of the receiving unit's final roster spots.
  18. Bucs rookie Logan Hall (90) had issues staying on his feet early in his college career at Houston before things clicked.
  19. Steevan Dos Santos, arms spread wide, celebrates his fifth goal over the Rowdies' past four matches.
  20. Just over a year after Tyler Glasnow underwent Tommy John elbow surgery, the Rays say the are at least willing to discuss the possibility of him pitching in meaningful games this season.
  21. Rays starting pitcher Shane McClanahan, second from left, stands on the mound with teammates before being relieved during the seventh inning of Saturday's game against the Tigers in Detroit.
  22. Tony Boselli, the first pick in Jaguars history, speaks during his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday in Canton, Ohio.
  23. Pulling the helmet off teammates as they return to the dugout after hitting a home run, as Brett Phillips, right, is doing here to Brandon Lowe (8) late last month at Tropicana Field, " was a 'Philly' thing," Lowe said. "We’re not going to steal it from ‘Philly.’"

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