Tampa Bay Rays infielder Yandy Diaz hit a solo home run on Tuesday night in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Seattle. Diaz, making his first All-Star Game appearance, hit his home run off of Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Mitch Keller.
Major League Baseball has not expanded since adding the Tampa Bay Rays and Arizona Diamondbacks in the 1998 season. But on Tuesday, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred suggested that another round of expansion could be on the horizon.
LSU pitcher Garrett Edwards has heard his name called in the 2023 MLB Draft. The Tampa Bay Rays selected him with the No. 333 overall pick on Tuesday. The 2023 Major League Baseball Draft will begin during All-Star week, with the first two rounds getting underway at 7 p.m.
In a showdown between two young AL East sluggers, the more familiar name came out on top. Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. narrowly beat Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Randy Arozarena in the 2023 MLB Home Run Derby finals at T-Mobile Park in Seattle on Monday night.
Randy Arozarena didn't even need any bonus time to pick up a first round win Monday evening. The Tampa Bay Rays left fielder won his first round matchup with Texas Rangers right fielder Adolis Garcia to open the 2023 MLB Home Run Derby at T-Mobile Park.
Duke was just one game away from the College World Series, having a great season in Durham. Now, the program is being rewarded at the 2023 MLB Draft, with another Blue Devils player being selected on Monday evening.
Here are your Day 1 & Day 2 results Here are the results from Day 2 at the 2023 MLB Draft for the Tampa Bay Rays, the first run by Director of Amateur Scouting Chuck Ricci, who stepped into the role following Rob Metzler’s departure to the Tigers front office.
Hall of Famer Wade Boggs is one of only 33 players in baseball history to eclipse 3,000 career hits, doing so with the (Devil) Rays in 1999. However, leading up to the milestone, Boggs nearly committed assault instead of history.
Tampa Bay Rays will face the Atlanta Braves in the third meeting of their three-game series at the Tropicana Field. The first pitch is scheduled for today, July 9, at 1:40 PM ET, and here, you can find out how to watch this 2023 MLB matchup for free in the US.
Like so many players before him, Zach Eflin is having a career resurgence in Tampa Bay, and he has helped the Rays to the best record in the American League. Eflin was a highly touted prospect, making his MLB debut at just 22 years old in 2016, but was never able to live up to expectations.
Tampa Bay Rays will face the Atlanta Braves in the second meeting of their three-game series at the Tropicana Field. The first pitch is scheduled for today, July 8, at 7:00 PM ET, and here, you can find out how to watch this 2023 MLB matchup for free in the US.
Tampa Bay Rays will face the Atlanta Braves in the first meeting of their three-game series at the Tropicana Field. The first pitch is scheduled for today, July 7, at 6:40 PM ET, and here, you can find out how to watch this 2023 MLB matchup for free in the US.
The Tampa Bay Rays recalled right-hander Luis Patino on Wednesday and optioned left-hander Jalen Beeks to Triple-A Durham. Patino, 23, has appeared in one game for the Rays this season on June 9, when he allowed two runs on home runs in the last two innings of the team's 8-3 home victory over the Texas Rangers.
The best stat to determine a player's worth is WAR (wins above replacement), an analytical metric that was not available until relatively recently. The formula for WAR differs for position players and pitchers, and I'll lay it out in layman's terms.
The 22-year-old is arguably the Rays’ best player, and he has hit .287 with eight home runs and 24 stolen bases on the season. The team clearly does not want some of his recent behavior to become a habit going forward.