Due to extensive damage from Hurricane Ian, the Rays can’t use their training complex in Port Charlotte this spring. Instead, they will split their camp between Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, where the Braves trained from 1997-2019, and Tropicana Field, their regular-season home. The first two weeks will be held at Disney; morning workouts start around 9:30, with free access to the backfields. The stadium won’t be open to fans. They will shift their base to the Trop starting March 1 and play 13 games there (for tickets, see raysbaseball.com), while also using the nearby Huggins-Stengel complex for workouts. Minor-league camp will continue at Disney through March.
Tuesday: Spring opening media conference, Disney
Wednesday: First workout for pitchers and catchers, Disney
Saturday: Fan Fest, 11-3, Tropicana Field
Feb. 20: First full-squad workout, Disney
Feb. 25: Exhibition opener, at Twins-ss (Fort Myers), 1:05
Feb. 26: at Red Sox (Fort Myers), 1:05
Feb. 27: at Orioles (Sarasota), 1:05
Feb. 28: vs. Yankees (Disney), 1:05
March 1: at Braves (North Port), 1:05
March 2: vs. Twins (Trop), 1:05
March 3: at Blue Jays (Dunedin), 1:07
March 4: at Yankees (Tampa), 1:05
March 5: vs. Orioles (Trop), 1:05
March 6: vs. Marlins (Trop), 1:05
March 7: at Phillies (Clearwater), 1:05
March 9: vs. Blue Jays-ss (Trop), 1:05
March 10: vs. Braves (Trop), 1:05
March 11: at Marlins (Jupiter), 3:10
March 12: at Mets (Port St. Lucie), 1:10
March 13: vs. Tigers-ss (Trop), 1:05
March 14: vs. Twins-ss (Trop), 1:05
March 15: at Red Sox (Fort Myers), 1:05
March 16: vs. Braves (Trop), 1:05; at Twins (Fort Myers, 1:05)
March 17: at Pirates (Bradenton), 1:05
March 18: vs. Red Sox-ss (Trop), 1:05
March 19: vs. Blue Jays (Trop), 1:05
March 20: at Braves (North Port), 1:05
March 21: at Twins (Fort Myers), 6:05
March 22: vs. Phillies (Trop), 1:05
March 24: vs. Mets (Trop), 1:05
March 25: vs. Red Sox (Trop), 1:05
March 26: at Tigers (Lakeland), 1:05
March 27: at Yankees (Tampa), 1:05
March 30: Regular season opener, vs. Tigers (Trop), 3:10
SS — indicates split squad
(as of Feb. 9; x for non-roster invites)
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Key offseason moves
Free agent: RHP Zach Eflin (Phillies)
Rule 5 draft: RHP Kevin Kelly (Guardians)
Free agents: RHP Nick Anderson (Braves), OF Kevin Kiermaier (Blue Jays), RHP Corey Kluber (Red Sox), OF David Peralta (Dodgers), OF Roman Quinn (Guardians), RHP Jimmy Yacabonis (Mets), LHP Ryan Yarbrough (Royals), C Mike Zunino (Guardians). Note: LHP Brendan McKay was released by Rays, then re-signed a minor-league deal.
Traded: RHP JT Chargois (Marlins), 1B Ji-Man Choi (Pirates), RHP J.P. Feyereisen (Dodgers), RHP Javy Guerra (Brewers), INF Miles Mastrobuoni (Cubs), LHP Brooks Raley (Mets).
Claimed off waivers: 1B/OF Bligh Madris (Tigers).
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