The Tampa Bay and St. Louis completed a four-player trade on Thursday, with the Rays acquiring first baseman/outfielder/designated hitter José Martínez, outfielder Randy Arozarena, and the Cardinals’ Competitive Balance Round A draft pick in exchange for left-handed pitching prospect Matthew Liberatore, lower level catching prospect Edgardo Rodriguez, and the Rays’ pick in Competitive Balance Round …
The Rays prioritized the addition of offense this offseason and with Yoshi — as he prefers to be called — they got just that.
Just when you thought that the Baseball Winter Meetings would be uneventful for Tampa Bay…well, save for the ramblings of their attention-starved owner, news broke Friday that the Rays are finalizing a contract with Japanese slugging 1B/OF Yoshitomo Tsutsugo.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash spoke with the media at the 2019 Baseball Winter Meetings, on Monday.
Tasked with improving on a 96-win 2019 campaign, Tampa Bay Rays officials — including manager Kevin Cash and GM Erik Neander — arrived in San Diego on Sunday for the start of the 2019 MLB Winter Meetings.