Myers to the DL, Rays Call Up Jerry Sands, Rays 6/1/14 Starting Lineup

The Rays have placed OF Wil Myers on the 15-day DL, after incurring a sprained wrist in a collision with Desmond Jennings in Friday night’s game. In turn, Tampa Bay has activated 1B/OF Jerry Sands from the Durham Bulls. INF Tim Beckham was moved to the 60-day DL in order to make room for Sands …

Rays Call Up Ali Solis, Ryan Hanigan Lands On DL (Updated)

Some light has been shed on the Rays’ motivation in calling up catcher Ali Solis from Triple-A Durham, as opposed to a position player like Kevin Kiermaier or Vince Belnome. It seems there’s a good chance Ryan Hanigan could spend some time on the 15-day disabled list, due to complications extending from a tight hamstring.

Looking Backward While Moving Forward: Rays Fall to Blue Jays, 10-5

Despite scoring five runs on ten hits — including three home runs by David DeJesus, Desmond Jennings, and James Loney — the Tampa Bay Rays dropped the first game of their current three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays by a score of 10-5. Simply put, Erik Bedard couldn’t string together another good outing and the Blue Jays made him pay, tagging the lefty for eight runs on 12 hits. With a pitching duel between Alex Cobb and Mark Buehrle slated for Tuesday evening, Tampa Bay really needed to win this game — yet they failed to do so after running into the home run hitting buzz-saw that is the Blue Jays.

Rays 5/26/14 Starting Lineup, Guyer to the DL, Colome Recalled

Rays 5/26/14 Starting Lineup DeJesus DH Longoria 3B Joyce LF Jennings CF Loney 1B Myers RF Figueroa 2B Escobar SS Hanigan C Bedard LHP Noteworthiness The Rays have placed Brandon Guyer on the 15-day DL (left thumb fracture), and corresponded by recalling RHP Alex Colome who was recently activated from a 50-game suspension. The Rays …

Rays Ryan Hanigan Possibly to DL with Hamstring Strain (Repost)

Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times says that the team is calling it more of a cramping in the right hamstring, while Hanigan is hopeful that that’s what it is, but at worst, it could just be a mild strain. His expectation is to not miss more than a couple of games and be okay. He also reports that after Jose Molina, catching duties would fall to Sean Rodriguez and Wil Myers in the event of an emergency.