Tampa Bay Rays News and Rumors

Ronald Belisario fractured his left shoulder climbing out of hi…

Ronald Belisario fractured his left shoulder climbing out of his pool

yahoo.com Updated 20 hours ago
When veteran reliever Ronald Belisario inked a minor league deal with the Tampa Bay Rays this winter, he knew he'd have to earn his way on to the roster following a disappointing 2014 campaign with the Chicago White Sox. In 62 appearances, Belisario pos…
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Fish out of water: Rays RHP hurt exiting pool

    Fish out of water: Rays RHP hurt exiting pool

    ESPN.com Feb 28 (yesterday)
    Tampa Bay Rays reliever Ronald Belisario, who will miss the start of the season with a fractured left shoulder which he suffered getting out of a swimming pool.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • The Bizarre Spring Training Injuries Are Out In Full Force

    The Bizarre Spring Training Injuries Are Out In Full Force

    deadspin.com Feb 28 (yesterday)
    The greatest spring training tradition —baseball players injuring themselves in weird-ass ways—has arrived early this year. First Michael Saunders stepped on a sprinkler head and tore a ligament in his knee, and now Tampa Bay Rays reliever Ronald Belisa…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Phillies to add Burrell to club's Wall of Fame

    Phillies to add Burrell to club's Wall of Fame

    MLB.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)
    The Phillies offered Pat Burrell a pretty sweet farewell from Philadelphia in 2008. Burrell led the World Series championship parade down Broad Street. He then signed with the Tampa Bay Rays a short time later, ending his nine-year career with the Phill…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Longoria knows the Rays always find a way

    Longoria knows the Rays always find a way

    MLB.com Feb 24 (5 days ago)
    Throughout an offseason of change for the Tampa Bay Rays, Evan Longoria always believed it would turn out OK.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Maddon, Winfield honored with Ripken Sr. Aspire Award

    Maddon, Winfield honored with Ripken Sr. Aspire Award

    MLB.com Feb 14
    Former Tampa Bay Rays manager and current Cubs skipper Joe Maddon braved the chilly temperatures in Baltimore where, along with Hall of Famer Dave Winfield, he was honored with the Aspire Award at the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation's 11th Annual Aspire Gala…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • A’s Add Depth in Infield in Trade With the Rays

    A’s Add Depth in Infield in Trade With the Rays

    The Oakland Athletics acquired shortstop Yunel Escobar and the versatile infielder Ben Zobrist, a two-time All-Star, from the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday for catcher John Jaso and two minor leaguers.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Rays to add infielder Cabrera, source says

    Rays to add infielder Cabrera, source says

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Dec 30, 2014
    The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a one-year deal with infielder Asdrubal Cabrera a source told ESPN's Buster Olney, confirming multiple reports.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • NC State wins Bitcoin Bowl at Tropicana Field

    NC State wins Bitcoin Bowl at Tropicana Field

    MLB.com Dec 26, 2014
    Tropicana Field, the home of Major League Baseball's Tampa Bay Rays, took on a different role on Friday night as N.C. State earned a 34-37 win over Central Florida in the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Trea Turner's agent may file grievance to free client from Padr…

    Trea Turner's agent may file grievance to free client from Padres

    yahoo.com Dec 20, 2014
    The trades have been coming so fast and so furiously since last week's Winter Meetings that it's difficult to fully digest and sort out everything that has happened. One trade in particular though, the three-team 11-player deal involving the Tampa Bay R…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Taxpayers, Fans Winners As St. Petersburg Rejects Rays Stadium …

    Taxpayers, Fans Winners As St. Petersburg Rejects Rays Stadium Deal

    deadspin.com Dec 19, 2014
    St. Petersburg's city council rejected an agreement with the Tampa Bay Rays that would have allowed the team to seek new stadium sites while providing the MLB franchise an out from its lease with the city that locks them into Tropicana Field through 202…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Rays' stadium deal rejected by St. Petersburg City Council

    Rays' stadium deal rejected by St. Petersburg City Council

    yahoo.com Dec 18, 2014
    An agreement between the Tampa Bay Rays and St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman that would have allowed the team to search for new stadium sites within Pinellas and Hillsborough counties, has been rejected by the St. Petersburg City Council. If approved,…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Crowded 11-player trade features top young talent

    Crowded 11-player trade features top young talent

    MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 17, 2014
    Was keeping track of all the moving parts in the massive three-team deal involving the Tampa Bay Rays, San Diego Padres and Washington Nationals a difficult task? To help sort things out, Jonathan Mayo helped break down who went where.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Angels acquire OF Joyce in trade with Rays

    Angels acquire OF Joyce in trade with Rays

    ESPN.com Dec 16, 2014
    The Los Angeles Angels have acquired outfielder Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Rays' owner plans to sell team if no new stadium deal in Tampa

    Rays' owner plans to sell team if no new stadium deal in Tampa

    yahoo.com Dec 9, 2014
    On Monday, we learned the Tampa Bay Rays agreed to a deal that would allow them to search for potential stadium sites in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. The agreement, which needs approval from the St. Petersburg City Council within the next 60 days…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' Myers 02:42

    Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' Myers

    Dec 17
    Jerry Crasnick discusses what the addition of outfielder Wil Myers would mean to the Padres' lineup.
  • Video - Rays Ink Cash 03:27

    Rays Ink Cash

    Dec 5
    Jayson Stark discusses the Tampa Bay Rays' hiring of Kevin Cash as the fifth manager in the franchise's history.
  • Video - Buster's Blog: AL East Outlook 01:41

    Buster's Blog: AL East Outlook

    Dec 2
    Despite the moves by the Red Sox and Blue Jays, Buster Olney explains why there are still major holes to fill with those and every team in the AL East.
  • Video - Ibanez Among Three Finalists For Rays Job 02:31

    Ibanez Among Three Finalists For Rays Job

    Nov 21
    ESPN's Jerry Crasnick breaks down Raul Ibanez, Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu as the finalists to replace Joe Maddon as the manager of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Sports Columnists

  • With Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler injured, the odds are against a deep play…

    Mar 1
    Yet again, the Bulls are the NBA's most injured team. With Jimmy Butler now out along with Taj Gibson and Derrick Rose, a deep playoff run will be nearly impossible, Michael Wilbon writes.
  • Oakland Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars must be big free-agency spenders -- …

    Mar 1
    John Clayton's mailbag: The Raiders and Jaguars are lagging behind the minimum spending threshold, so they have to be big players in free agency.
  • McGee, Sixers talking buyout, sources say

    Mar 1
    The Philadelphia 76ers are engaged in active buyout talks with newly-acquired center JaVale McGee in advance of Sunday night's playoff-eligibility deadline, according to league sources.
  • Watch live

    Feb 26
    Phil Jackson is in the arena tonight for the Nebraska-Ohio State game on ESPN, likely to get a look at the Buckeyes' D'Angelo Russell, currently No. 4...