Rays, Cards swap four players; Chaz Roe arbitration news

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 …

Tampa Bay Rays, Yoshitomo Tsutsugo finalizing two-year, $12-Million deal

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.