Tampa Bay Rays

A veteran starting pitcher inked a huge deal and a veteran infielder got paid, plus a noteworthy extension. Here’s the news from Sunday.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: November 29, 2021, 3:23 am
The Tampa Bay Rays are betting that Wander Franco’s rapid development portends future superstardom.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 28, 2021, 11:11 pm
The 2017 Rays end the season 80-82 and Jake Faria is Tampa’s best starting pitcher that season if we look at his 123 ERA+, better than well-known hurlers like Blake Snell, Chris Archer, Jake Odorizzi and Alex Cobb. Faria is a lock to start in Tampa Bay’s 2018 starting rotation, but already early in the season it is obvious that AL East teams have gotten a good look at the right-hander: Boston tags him with 12 runs in 3 games (8.1 innings), Baltimore with 11 runs in 2 games (10.1 innings).
Author: AZ Snake Pit
Posted: November 28, 2021, 8:00 pm
The Tampa Bay Rays won 100 games in 2021, proof that a great starting rotation need not be necessary in this era of baseball, at least not with every team. It’s not that the Rays’ rotation was terrible — it finished a respectable sixth in the American League with a 4.08 ERA — but the team had obvious holes. Consider: The Rays’ top two starters in terms of innings pitched were Ryan Yarbrough (5.11 ERA) and Michael Wacha (5.05 ERA).
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: November 28, 2021, 7:16 pm
The Tampa Bay Rays and free-agent right-hander Corey Kluber have agreed to a one-year contract, according to multiple reports. The deal is worth $8 million guaranteed and could be worth as much as $13 million if he pitches a full season, according to the reports. Kluber, who turns 36 in April, was limited to 80 innings last season with the New York Yankees because of a shoulder strain that kept him out for more than three months.
Author: ABC News
Posted: November 28, 2021, 4:59 pm
The Diamondbacks acquired outfielder Jordan Luplow from the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday.
Author: AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Posted: November 27, 2021, 2:12 am
Rays two-way prospect Brendan McKay underwent thoracic outlet syndrome decompression surgery on Tuesday. The Rays said McKay, who spent most of last season rehabbing from 2020 shoulder surgery, is expected to resume throwing in February. Also, the Rays said McKay, who received a $7 million bonus as the No. 4 pick in the 2017 draft, will rehab as a pitcher. McKay was limited to pitching 12-2/3 …
Author: Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Posted: November 25, 2021, 12:45 am
Red Sox manager Alex Cora took to Instagram with a thankful message after the club extended his contract through 2024.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: November 22, 2021, 9:09 pm
Randy Arozarena of the Tampa Bay Rays has won American League Rookie of the Year honors, following up his 2020 postseason heroics with a stellar 2021 season.
Author: WFTS-Tampa
Posted: November 16, 2021, 4:19 am