The Rays have claimed right-handed reliever Preston Guilmet off waivers from the Blue Jays and optioned him to Durham, according to Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star. Guilmet has bounced around a lot over the past year. Besides appearing in 10 big-league games with the Orioles in 2014, he spent time in the Cleveland, Pittsburgh, […]
Adam Sobsey checks in with what to expect from the Rays’ latest addition to the roster.
The Rays have signed Cuban outfielder Dayron Varona to a minor-league deal, according to Baseball America‘s Ben Badler. Varona, who is still in the process of acquiring a visa, is regarded as a good athlete. Badler described Varona as an above-average runner with “the ability to play all three outfield spots.” Keith Law, meanwhile, saw […]
A few days ago, Kevin Cash pulled Nathan Karns after 66 pitches because the skipper was hesitant to let his young pitcher go through the lineup for a third time. The decision did not work out well for him. Last night must have initially felt like Groundhog Day, but the outcome was different. What changed?
Making his 2015 debut, Alex Colome turned in his most well-rounded big-league performance yet.
The Rays have acquired Xavier Cedeno from the Dodgers in exchange for cash considerations. Cedeno, who joined the Dodgers last week following a trade with the Nationals, is a small southpaw with limited big-league success. Though he’s appeared 77 times in the majors, he hasn’t pitched in more than 20 big-league games in a season […]
What, you thought the Rays could go a few days without making a roster move? The latest chain of transactions straightens out like so: Jose Dominguez was optioned to Durham. Everett Teaford was selected from Durham. Allan Dykstra was designated for assignment. Unlike the last few roster moves, which have been straightforward in nature, this […]
The Rays made more roster moves on Thursday, because of course they did. Long transaction log made short: C.J. Riefenhauser was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to shoulder woes, Mikie Mahtook was recalled, then optioned back to Durham after the game (along with Allan Dykstra), and both Drew Smyly and James Loney were […]
Another day, another roster move stemming from an injury.