The Tampa Bay Rays stayed active on Tuesday, dealing left-hander Jose Alvarado to Philadelphia in a three-team deal.
The Tampa Bay Rays made a gallant attempt at defending the 2020 American League pennant by dealing Blake Snell to San Diego in a five-player trade. If that sentence had you scratching your head, that was by design.
A day after the Tampa Bay Rays made waves by informing other teams they are open to the idea of trading left-hander Blake Snell (more on that below), the team was dealt a major blow when Atlanta announced it inked a one-year, $15-million deal with right-hander Charlie Morton.
I’ve heard both sides of the discussion, and I have finally come around to accept the decision, although I will say Cash did make a costly error: he called upon Nick Anderson instead of Diego Castillo or Ryan Thompson.
After making their way through the 16-team playoff bracket, as well as three postseason series, the two top-seeded teams will square off against one another in the 2020 World Series.