With just 11 days left until the start of the 2017 season, the Tampa Bay Rays are seeking answers on the slow recovery of shortstop Matt Duffy.
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 …
When you think about early September roster moves, adding more players to the active roster instantly comes to mind. The Rays made the opposite decision Wednesday.
Jake Odorizzi entered Wednesday’s game with the lowest amount of run support in the American League. However, he was given run support in spades on this night, as the Tampa Bay Rays (68-71) tied a season-high, hitting four homers en route to an 8-0 win over the Detroit Tigers, completing a 4-5 road trip. With the win, Tampa Bay split the season series with Detroit at three games apiece.
Once the fog cleared from the greater Port Charlotte area, likely opening day starter Alex Cobb got the opportunity to throw live batting practice, along with Nathan Karns and flame throwers Jose Dominguez and Jhan Martinez among others. Karns, one of the candidates for the number five starter’s job, will get the ball in the spring opener against the Orioles, Thursday.