Rays Press Releases
Friday, December 19, 2014
Rays and Pet Pal Animal Shelter partner for third "Players and Pooches" calendar
For the third straight year, the Tampa Bay Rays and Pet Pal Animal Shelter have partnered to create the "Players and Pooches" calendar.
Rays acquire Jepsen from Angels for Joyce
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired right-handed relief pitcher Kevin Jepsen from the Los Angeles Angels for outfielder Matt Joyce.
Rays invite three to Major League Spring Training
The Tampa Bay Rays have signed three players to minor league contracts, each with an invitation to major league spring training: catcher Bobby Wilson, outfielder Corey Brown and infielder/outfielder Eugenio Velez. In addition, the Rays have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Buddy Borden from the Pittsburgh Pirates as the player to be named in the trade for infielder/outfielder Sean Rodriguez.
Rays Thanksmas kicks off December 15
The Tampa Bay Rays will host Thanksmas for the ninth consecutive year, December 15-19.
Kevin Cash named Rays manager
The Tampa Bay Rays have named Kevin Cash the fifth manager in franchise history.
Rays sign Frieri to one-year contract
The Tampa Bay Rays have signed free agent right-handed relief pitcher Ernesto Frieri to a one-year major league contract. To make room on the 40-man roster, infielder Sean Rodriguez was designated for assignment.
Rays Thanksmas returns for ninth year
The Tampa Bay Rays will host Thanksmas for the ninth consecutive year, December 15-19, at the Salvation Army Shelters in St. Petersburg, Tampa and Bradenton, the Sallie House in St. Petersburg, the Homeless Emergency Project in Clearwater and the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida in Orlando.
Rays Narrow Managerial Search to Cash, Ibañez, Wakamatsu
The Tampa Bay Rays have narrowed their managerial search from 10 finalists to three: Kevin Cash, Raul Ibañez and Don Wakamatsu. Interviews are scheduled to take place in person the week of December 1.
Rays complete trade with Dodgers; designate three; add five to 40-man roster
The Rays complete four-player trade with the Dodgers; designated three for asignment; added five to the 40-man roster.