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Jones: Besties, Ball and bloopers -- it’s TV tidbits time

Jones: Besties, Ball and bloopers -- it’s TV tidbits time

Tampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones looks back at the best and worst from a weekend of televised sports.Best comebackExcuse Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp for getting so carried away that he dropped the queen bee of curse words on live television Sun...
Published: 01/14/18
Jake Odorizzi, Adeiny Hechavarria lone Rays set for arbitration

Jake Odorizzi, Adeiny Hechavarria lone Rays set for arbitration

ST. PETERSBURG — For the second straight winter, pitcher Jake Odorizzi is taking the Rays to arbitration.Shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria will join him.They were the only two of the nine arbitration-eligible Rays to not agree to a one-year contract by Fr...
Published: 01/12/18
Odorizzi, Hechavarria heading to arbitration

Odorizzi, Hechavarria heading to arbitration

The Rays have reached agreements on 2018 contracts with seven of their nine arbitration-eligible players with pitcher Jake Odorizzi and shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria heading to arbitration.Odorizzi made $4.1 million last season after taking the R...
Published: 01/12/18
Alex Colome, Corey Dickerson, Jake Odorizzi among Rays’ arbitration-eligible players

Alex Colome, Corey Dickerson, Jake Odorizzi among Rays’ arbitration-eligible players

ST. PETERSBURG — The payroll for the 2018 season will become clearer this afternoon after the Rays and their nine arbitration-eligible players exchange figures on one-year contracts.Those who do not agree to the club’s offer will head to arbitration ...
Published: 01/11/18
Rays announce minor league coaching staffs

Rays announce minor league coaching staffs

Jim Morrison, the one-time manager of the Class A Charlotte Stone Crabs, will return to his old job in Port Charlotte this season.Morrison, the Tampa product, was named as the Stone Crabs manager Wednesday after spending the past four seasons as the ...
Published: 01/10/18
Denard Span excited to play for hometown Rays — if they keep him

Denard Span excited to play for hometown Rays — if they keep him

ST. PETERSBURG — Wednesday’s trade that brought him from the Giants to the Rays did catch Denard Span by surprise, but it was one he welcomed since playing for his hometown team is something the Tampa native always hoped could happen."I always though...
Updated one month ago
Another way to look at Rays trade of Evan Longoria to Giants

Another way to look at Rays trade of Evan Longoria to Giants

John Romano is the Tampa Bay Times metro columnist, but he's also a lifelong baseball nut who follows the game closely and understands all aspects. Here is his take on the Rays decision to traded franchise cornerstone Evan Longoria to the Giants:Exam...
Updated one month ago
The best thing about the Evan Longoria trade

The best thing about the Evan Longoria trade

ST. PETERSBURG — Evan Longoria is gone.Long gone.And that’s a good thing.Not the gone part. That still stinks as much now as it did when we all learned the Rays were trading away the face (and heart and soul) of the franchise. It’s the "long’’ part t...
Updated one month ago
Evan Longoria aftermath: Questions and answers from the trade

Evan Longoria aftermath: Questions and answers from the trade

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays obviously made big news Wednesday in trading franchise cornerstone Evan Longoria to the Giants. What’s next? A lot.Though it’s nearly Christmas, the Rays have much to do in the coming weeks, deciding how far to go in their r...
Updated one month ago
5 more things about Rays trade of Evan Longoria to Giants

5 more things about Rays trade of Evan Longoria to Giants

In addition to the thorough coverage in today's Times, here are five more things to know about the trade of 3B Evan Longoria fron the Rays to the Giants:* The key player coming back in a deal with the Giants has medical issues. The Rays say INF Chris...
Updated one month ago