Chris Archer

Chris Archer staying positive amid flurry of Rays moves

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer shares his thoughts on the team's recent moves.

Tampa Bay Rays

Dodgers: Danny Salazar should be a trade option for the Dodgers

The offseason came and went without a single noteworthy acquisition by your Los Angeles Dodgers. Now that the big target of Yu Darvish is gone, it is …

Baseball

Yankees, Rays, Diamondbacks all had the same motive

Nothing like a good ol’ fashioned three-team trade to spice up an otherwise normal Tuesday during Spring Training.<p>While plenty of free agents are …

Baseball

What if the Rays actually have a good plan?

PORT CHARLOTTE — Going against popular opinion, here's an odd thought to ponder:<p>What if the Rays actually know what they're doing?<p>The deal agreed to …

Kevin Kiermaier

Diamondbacks acquire Steven Souza, Yankees get Brandon Drury in three-team deal

The Diamondbacks, Rays and Yankees swung a three-team deal Monday night, with outfielder Steven Souza heading to Arizona and infielder Brandon Drury …

Gleyber Torres

Rays unlikely to further tear down roster

The recent string of subtractions by the Rays — Jake Odorizzi, Corey Dickersonand Steven Souza have all been moved in the past five days — has fans …

Baseball

If AL East is determined by trade deadline, Yankees edge Red Sox

TAMPA — Let’s be honest, it’s a coin flip in trying to pick a favorite in the AL East now that the Red Sox have finally signed J.D. Martinez — a move …

Baseball

The Rays Are the Latest Team to Give Up on the 2018 Season

The latest MLB tank job takes us to Florida, but not the team you expected. The Marlins made national waves this winter for their teardown, in which …

Baseball

Picture Day at spring training

Miguel Cabrera, Tigers Reinhold Matay, USA TODAY Sports<p>Daniel Stumpf, Tigers Reinhold Matay, USA TODAY Sports<p>Sandy Leon, Red Sox Jasen Vinlove, USA TODAY Sports<p>Chris Sale, Red Sox Jasen Vinlove, USA TODAY Sports<p>Dexter Fowler, Cardinals Steve Mitchell, USA TODAY Sports<p>Carlos Santana, Philllies Lynne …

Sports

After trading Souza, the Rays need to embrace the tank and deal Archer

It's the end of an era in Tampa Bay.<p>But then again, when hasn't it been? It feels like we say that every single winter now.<p>Tuesday's surprising …

Baseball

Thoughts following the Brandon Drury trade - River Avenue Blues

It seemed inevitable the Yankees would get another infielder after trading away Starlin Castro and Chase Headley, and yesterday afternoon, it finally …

Baseball

The Rays still believe they’ll be competitive, which is cute

Wednesday’s Say Hey, Baseball is not buying what the Rays are selling.<p>The Rays have used their offseason to deal Evan Longoria, Jake Odorizzi, Brad Boxberger, <b>and Steven Souza</b>, and straight-up <b>designated 2017 All-Star Corey Dickerson for assignment</b> because reasons, where reasons are “Sure, Mallex …

Sports

Twins move May to 60-day disabled list to open roster spot for Sanchez

New Twins pitcher Anibel Sanchez said that he's been banged up the last couple years, but feels great for now and looks forward to a fresh start.

Ervin Santana

Twins Rumors: Could Alex Cobb reunite with Jake Odorizzi in Minnesota?

The Minnesota Twins need another arm in their rotation for insurance, and pitcher Alex Cobb could be that player.<p>The Minnesota Twins trading for …

Baseball

The Rays are now the least interesting team in baseball

And their offseason decisions prove it<p>Let's check in with one of the Tampa Bay Rays' top prospects, or, as the front office in question would …

Baseball

The Rays Just Trimmed Payroll Without Getting Worse

It got kind of lost on Saturday, because Eric Hosmer signed with the Padres on Saturday, and that became baseball’s big news. But the Padres weren’t …

Sports Analytics

What Are The Tampa Bay Rays Doing?

Heyman | Rays listening to inquiries on Archer and other stars<p>Published<p>3 months ago<p>on<p>Nov 14, 2017<p>Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports<p><b>ORLANDO, Fla.</b> – The</b> …

Baseball

The O's-Tillman reunion, AL East rotations, prospects talk

So <b>Chris Tillman</b> and the <b>Orioles</b> finally reached an agreement on a one-year contract and the pitcher that started three straight opening days for the …

Kevin Gausman

Atlanta Braves Spring Chop: Notes from Tuesday, Feb 20

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 19: Pitcher Mauricio Cabrera #62 of the Atlanta Braves and catcher Anthony Recker #20 of the Atlanta Braves talk at the mound …

Baseball

Report: Rays expected to keep Kiermaier, Archer despite fire sale

The Tampa Bay Rays are expected to keep Kevin Kiermaier and Chris Archer despite recently removing familiar names from their roster.<p>Over the weekend, …

Baseball

Milwaukee Brewers: Why trading Brett Phillips is a mistake

MILWAUKEE, WI - JUNE 05: Brett Phillips<p>The Milwaukee Brewers have been the subject of many rumors for free agents and trades this off season. With …

Baseball

Report: Diamondbacks acquire OF Steven Souza from Rays in three-way trade

The Yankees also gave up prospects Nick Solak (Rays) and Tyler Widener (Diamondbacks) in the deal.<p>Souza is coming off of a career year with the Rays. …

Baseball

Anthony Rizzo declines role as an activist, says trip to Florida 'was the hardest thing I've ever had to do'

MESA, Ariz. — Anthony Rizzo’s gone above and beyond for his community in the wake of one of the worst mass shootings in United States history, when …

Baseball

BenFred: Will the Brewers make one more splash? Cardinals better hope not

Here's something gloomy to consider on a stormy day in St. Louis:<p>Imagine if the Brewers go bonkers.<p>The Cardinals cracked the list. So did the …

St. Louis

The Yankees and a Jake Arrieta hypothetical - River Avenue Blues

We’ve reached the dog days of Spring Training. Pitchers and catchers reported a week ago and position players joined them over the weekend, but …

Baseball

San Diego Padres Spring Notebook: What a Day, What a Day!!

The San Diego Padres come into camp this morning with a new vigor. After improving this team greatly, no matter what the price, the franchise should …

Baseball

Fantasy Baseball Rankings 2018 & Busts: Model that beat experts warns about Yoenis Cespedes, Jon Lester

SportsLine simulated the MLB season 10,000 times and warns that Yoenis Cespedes, Jon Lester will be busts<p>Last season, Xander Bogaerts was plucked off …

Baseball

MondoLinks: Light the Fires!

A major bucket of coal was thrown upon the stove over the weekend. Big signings, major player moves. Mountains of words written and opinions rendered …

Scott Boras

Milwaukee Brewers: What’s the latest on free agent pitchers?

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 18: Jake Arrieta<p>Yu Darvish, Eric Hosmer, and J.D. Martinez have finally signed the mega-deals that were predicted in November. …

Baseball

As Kevin Kiermaier blasts changes, Rays see empowered Kevin Cash as stabilizer

PORT CHARLOTTE — The list of those no longer with the team was going to be noteworthy no matter what Monday as the holdovers, newcomers and wannabes …

Kevin Kiermaier