Rays set to take on Orioles and Yankees on Tuesday; Archer returns from WBC

The Tampa Bay Rays will play their first split squad game of the spring today, with one squad heading to Sarasota to take on the Orioles and the other staying in Port Charlotte to host the Yankees. First, a little house keeping — Mallex Smith made an outstanding catch to rob Joe Mauer of a home run in the first inning …

Looking Backward While Moving Forward: Rays fall to the Tigers and tie the Braves; Cash names Opening Day lineup

The Rays finished their Grapefruit League season on Friday by tying the Atlanta Braves at two-runs apiece, yet falling to Detroit by a 9-4 margin.

Looking Backward While Moving Forward: Odorizzi not sharp as Rays fall 13-8; X-Rays Spex to take over Indie Market

A couple of familiar faces tormented the Rays in their final home game of Spring Training on Thursday, as they fell to the Pirates by a sore of 13-8.

Rays Roster Moves: Neither Rene Rivera nor James Loney will make the Rays 25-man roster

Front office executives and Kevin Cash made waves by releasing three players, optioning a pair, and telling another that he will not be on the 2016 squad.