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.
Grant Balfour was designated for assignment following Saturday’s poor showing. In a corresponding move, the Rays purchased the contract of Brandon Gomes from Durham. Balfour, who last spring signed a two-year deal worth $12 million to return to Tampa Bay, appeared in six games this season. He showed poor control of worse stuff, and failed […]
In an ideal world, a starting pitcher would come equipped with a minimum of three usable pitches, command and, the durability to pitch deep into 30-35 games a year. Realistically, there are maybe a handful of pitchers on the planet that can check all of these boxes. In lieu of having all the above, most […]
The Rays have made more roster moves, demoting Mikie Mahtook and placing Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list, while recalling C.J. Riefenhauser and Ryan Brett from Durham. Here’s what to expect from the ninth rookie on the 25-man roster.
Kevin Cash’s recent questionable decisions stem from circumstance, not preference.