Who’s on second? The aftermath of the Logan Forsythe trade: part two

As J.J. pointed out on Friday, following the unexpected trade of infielder Logan Forsythe, the Tampa Bay Rays have a lot to figure out over the next couple of weeks as they head into Spring Training. Piggybacking on the aforementioned piece, what follows are some other options for Erik Neander and the Rays to fill the …

Who’s on Second? The Aftermath of the Logan Forsythe trade.

After the news hit on Monday, that the Tampa Bay Rays had traded infield fixture and former team MVP Logan Forsythe to the  Dodgers, for pitching prospect Jose De Leon. The overall consensus among Rays fan was “Why? Why trade an elite Second baseman and clubhouse leader (with 2 years of club control) for a …

Looking Backward While Moving Forward: Rays trounce Padres for the second day straight, 15-1

Batting practice ended at 5:20 Tuesday afternoon, however, no one informed the Rays, who punished Edwin Jackson and the Padres for 16 hits (10 XBH, 5 HR).

Looking Backward While Moving Forward: Rays Bounce Back with 6-3 Win

Jake Odorizzi battled through six innings against the New York Tuesday night, and Nick Franklin hit a two-run homer in the sixth for the go ahead lead, as the Tampa Bay Rays went on to beat the Yankees 6-3. The victory was Tampa Bay’s 70th of the season, and snapped a three-game losing streak.