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  • Rays' spring slate highlighted by division tilts
    The Rays will begin their 2018 home Spring Training schedule against the Pirates on Feb. 23 in a 1:05 p.m. ET contest at Charlotte Sports Park.
  • After debut, Mercado makes waves at instructs
    The Tampa Bay Rays are renowned for their ability to develop young, projectable pitching prospects. So when the organization expresses the level of excitement that it currently does regarding 2017 second-round Draft pick Michael Mercado, it's a reason to take notice.
  • Rays visit Puerto Rico, provide hurricane aid
    Puerto Rico needed relief. So Tampa Bay called upon its bullpen and delivered a save that was too big for any box score.
  • #AwardWorthy: Vote for Kiermaier's glove
    Vote for Kevin Kiermaier (Best Play, Defense) in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.
  • McKay working as position player at instructs
    The Tampa Bay Rays made it clear that Brendan McKay, arguably the best two-way Draft prospect since Dave Winfield in 1973, would play both ways in his professional debut after signing with the organization for $7,007,500 as the No. 4 overall pick.
  • Inbox: Will LoMo be back with Rays in 2018?
    Will the Rays bring back Logan Morrison? What roles will Mallex Smith and Matt Duffy play in 2018? Beat reporter Bill Chastain answers those questions and more in the latest Inbox.
  • Pitching at top of mind for Rays this offseason
    The Rays were unable to reach the postseason for the fourth consecutive season in 2017. But mixed with that disappointment, the club has a lot to be excited about going forward.
  • Rays' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Rays have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Tampa Bay's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Honeywell, Sanchez named top prospects
    Brent Honeywell and Jesus Sanchez have been named the Rays Prospects of the Year by MLB Pipeline. Honeywell, 22, is ranked No. 1 on the Rays' Top 30 Prospects list and No. 11 overall. The right-hander has a full arsenal that includes a fastball, slider, changeup and screwball.
  • Rays make assortment of coaching changes
    Change was in the air Tuesday when the Rays announced that pitching coach Jim Hickey is leaving the organization and bench coach Tom Foley will move to a new position with the club.
  • Rays disappointed, but have strong foundation
    Yes, the Rays ended the 2017 season on a high note, but no, the Rays do not deem 80 wins acceptable.
  • Rays fall short in 2017 despite improvements
    The Rays were contenders for most of the 2017 season. Unfortunately, the ending didn't match the midseason optimism created by this year's squad.
  • Casali, Snell power Rays in finale shutout of O's
    Blake Snell gave the Rays a quality start and the offense put away the game late as the Rays ended the season on a high note, defeating the Orioles 6-0 Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field.
  • Snell hits stride in '17, saves best start for last
    Blake Snell dramatically improved in the second half of 2017, finishing with the best effort of his career in Sunday's 6-0 win over the Orioles.
  • Romo serves as bat boy in final game
    Romo serves as bat boy in final game
  • Draft order set; Rays to pick 16th
    Both the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers had designs on the postseason in 2017. For a variety of reasons, things didn't work out as planned. The consolation prize? Getting to pick at the top of the 2018 Draft.
  • Colome quietly finding home among MLB best
    Many baseball fans have missed it, but Alex Colome will lead the Major Leagues in saves this year. In the Rays' 4-3 win over the Orioles on Saturday, Colome notched his 47th save.
  • Miller, Archer boost Rays in series win vs. O's
    Brad Miller accounted for most of the Rays' offense and Chris Archer ended the season on a high note as the Rays defeated the Orioles, 4-2, on Saturday night at Tropicana Field.
  • Longoria accomplishes rare feat with latest HR
    Evan Longoria celebrated a milestone in Friday's 7-0 win over the Orioles, connecting on his 20th home run to put him in historic company.
  • Rays shut out O's as Longo, Morrison go deep
    The Rays played like a team still in the playoff hunt while taking a 7-0 win over the Orioles Friday night at Tropicana Field.
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