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  • Rays' active Meetings bode well for 2019
    The Rays checked two of their most important offseason boxes by agreeing to terms with free-agent right-hander Charlie Morton and acquiring infielder Yandy Diaz from the Indians.
  • Rays get infielder Diaz, trade Bauers to Tribe
    The Rays acquired first baseman/third baseman Yandy Diaz from the Indians in a three-team trade that also involved the Mariners and sent first baseman Jake Bauers to Cleveland on Thursday. Tampa Bay will also receive Minor League righty Cole Sulser in the deal.
  • Rays offering perks with holiday ticket packs
    Rays offering perks with holiday ticket packs
  • Adames, Bauers are sad they aren't teammates
    Adames, Bauers are sad they aren't teammates
  • Rays agree to deal with Morton, per source
    Free-agent right-hander Charlie Morton is wrapping up a two-year, $30 million deal with the Rays, according to multiple people familiar with the negotiations. The contract will be finalized once Morton passes a physical.
  • Gomez meets with teammates in his office
    Gomez meets with teammates in his office
  • Nelson Cruz, Edwin Encarnacion on Rays' radar
    Nelson Cruz? Yep, the Rays have checked in on him, gauging what his price would be. At 38, Cruz remains one of baseball's most productive hitters. Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion is another option. He's being shopped, and the Rays have the Minor League depth to get a deal done.
  • 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 MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Rays to reopen search for ballpark site
    Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg said Tuesday he's reopening his team's long search for a new ballpark site after being unable to reach a deal with Hillsborough County on a proposed Ybor City location near downtown Tampa, Fla.
  • Cash on opener in 2019: 'We're going to do it'
    The use of the opener, which began as a great experiment in how to utilize pitchers, is now a core belief in the Rays organization's planning for 2019.
  • Rays mourn field coordinator Jim Hoff
    Longtime Tampa Bay Rays field coordinator Jim Hoff passed away unexpectedly in Tampa, Fla., on Monday. He was 73.
  • Model manager: Cash's evolution impressive
    Two of his coaches just got managing gigs. Rays manager Kevin Cash takes no credit for this. On the other hand, why not? He has become the prototype for what every team is seeking in a manager.
  • Wainwright surprises former teammate Pham
    Wainwright surprises former teammate Pham
  • Every team's current franchise icon
    Today, we look at the franchise icons for each team -- the guy who, if he were traded, would break the hearts of the local fans. Some of them, to be fair, stretch the definition of "icon"; you'll notice that more frequently with clubs that are in the midst of a rebuild.
  • Fox makes AFL's Top Prospects team
    The Arizona Fall League announced its 2018 Top Prospects team on Monday morning.
  • These are the top 50 prospects for the '19 Draft
    The crop of talent for the 2019 Draft appears to be one of the most imbalanced in recent memory. Quality position prospects abound all over the diamond, while question marks surround the best pitchers available.
  • Each team's best 1st-rounder of the past decade
    The release of the 2019 Draft Top 50 list had the MLB Pipeline staff thinking about Drafts in years past. Teams always want to get that first pick right and there have been some real home runs hit in the first round.
  • Rays finalize coaching staff with three hires
    The Rays announced Tuesday the filling of the final three spots on their coaching staff, naming Paul Hoover as their Major League field coordinator, Jonathan Erlichman as their process and analytics coach and Justin Su'a as their Major League mental skills coach.
  • Rays tender contracts to all arb-eligible players
    There was no contract deadline drama for Tampa Bay on Friday, when the Rays tendered deals for next season to all four of their arbitration-eligible players. As expected, catcher Mike Zunino, outfielder Tommy Pham, infielder Matt Duffy and right-hander Chaz Roe were offered contracts.
  • These top prospects could draw trade interest
    Which prospects are realistic candidates to be traded this offseason? Here is a look at one player from each organization.
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