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  • Rays get Schimpf from SD for Minor Leaguer
    For the second time in as many days, the Rays made a deal at Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings. On Tuesday, the Rays announced that they acquired infielder Ryan Schimpf from the Padres in exchange for Minor League infielder Deion Tansel. On Monday, Tampa Bay acquired infielder Joey Wendle from the A's in exchange for a player to be named.
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  • Rays reportedly sign int'l SS prospect Marte
    Day 2 of Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings saw the Rays make a trade, reportedly reach an agreement on an international signing and talk to a lot of teams and free agents. Early in the day, the Rays traded Minor Leaguer Deion Tansel to the Padres for slugging infielder Ryan Schimpf. Later, MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reported via Twitter that the Rays and Jelfry Marte have agreed to a deal, but the deal has not been finalized.
  • Rays acquire Wendle on Day 1 of Meetings
    The Yankees officially acquired slugger Giancarlo Stanton on Monday. Meanwhile, the Rays brought aboard infielder Joey Wendle in a trade with the A's. That's life in the American League East for the Rays, who have constantly played the role of The Little Engine That Could. General manager Erik Neander kept his sense of humor about the situation on Day 1 of Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings.
  • Cash emphasizes value of 'pen, middle relievers
    Kevin Cash hit leadoff Monday when he became the first of the 30 Major League managers to meet with the media at Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings.
  • Rays have pieces to help shape trade market
    As the bulk of the free-agent class continues to look for potential landing spots, a multitude of teams continue to be connected to players ranging from J.D. Martinez to Yu Darvish. The Rays are not one of those teams, yet Tampa Bay could help shape the market thanks to a number of prominent players who could be on the move in what promises to be an active trade market.
  • Rays experiences up for bid in WM auction
    Rays fans looking for that unique gift, while also helping charity, need look no further than Major League Baseball's annual auction.
  • 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.
  • Winter Meetings interview with Kevin Cash
    Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash speaks with the media at the 2017 Winter Meetings.
  • Yunel deal highlights Rays' memorable '12 WM
    Given Tampa Bay's history, 2012 became one of the Rays' most active Winter Meetings.
  • Dickerson could be key to Rays' success in '18
    Corey Dickerson can carry a team's offense. Looking forward to the 2018 season, he is a guy in the lineup who can make the difference between going to the postseason or not.
  • MLB Pipeline's Top 50 Draft prospects for 2018
    For the first time in three years, the top spot on MLBPipeline.com's early Draft Top 50 list is not topped by a high school pitcher. It should come as no surprise that the top guy is still a pitcher, and one from the 2017 College World Series champion Florida Gators. Right-hander Brady Singer, who helped pitch them to that title as a sophomore, is the clear choice as the best overall talent in the 2018 Draft class.
  • Inbox: Could Rays trade for prospect haul?
    Beat reporter Bill Chastain answers questions about the Hot Stove, Brad Miller and more in the latest Rays Inbox.
  • Miller among 9 Rays offered contracts
    Nine arbitration-eligible players were tendered contracts by the Rays prior to Major League Baseball's Friday night deadline.
  • Rays land prospect Taylor for Boxberger
    The Rays traded Brad Boxberger to the D-backs in exchange for Minor League right-hander Curtis Taylor.
  • Even in offseason, Archer hits the gym early
    Even in offseason, Archer hits the gym early
  • Sources: Rays keep lines on Colome open
    The Tampa Bay Rays have remained in contact with "multiple teams" about potential trades centered around closer Alex Colome, sources told MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi on Wednesday.
  • Rays claim Micah Johnson off waivers
    The Rays claimed Micah Johnson off waivers from the Giants on Monday afternoon.
  • Inbox: What are chances LoMo returns?
    Beat reporter Bill Chastain answers questions about Logan Morrison, the Hot Stove, Rays prospects and more in the latest Inbox.
  • Rays' staff joins relief efforts in Florida Keys
    Giving back has been the Rays' mantra ever since principal owner Stuart Sternberg's group took over the franchise following the 2005 season. That shared sense of community and wanting to give back was never more evident than through the team's recent financial contributions and volunteer efforts to help those in need in the Florida Keys.
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