A baseball blog by Roger Mooney
Roger Mooney covers the Tampa Bay Rays for The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com. He has covered the Rays since their first season in 1998, including 11 years for the Bradenton Herald.
ST. PETERSBURG -- Manager Kevin Cash said the official announcement on LHP Matt Moore's return won't come until after tonight's game with the Indians, but Moore, after throwing a bullpen this afternoon, said he is looking forward to facing the Indian...
ST. PETERSBURG -- Marc Krauss, the first baseman acquired Thursday from the Angels, makes his Rays debut tonight during the first game of a three-game series with the visiting Red Sox.
Rays players, their wives or girlfriends, and some special “dream children” strutted their stuff Wednesday night during Rays on the Runway.
In today’s Sports Flash:
CLEVELAND -- RHP Erasmo Ramirez said he still has discomfort in his right groin, which he strained in Saturday's 4-1 victory against the Indians, but added he won't know the severity of the injury until Tuesday when he throws his bullpen....
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Rays changed starting pitchers for tonight, announcing just before 2 p.m. that RHP Steve Geltz will get the nod. RHP Matt Andriese, the scheduled starter, is expected to pitch tonight as the Rays open this brief two-game serie...
ST. PETERSBURG -- C Bobby Wilson was designated for assignment after Thursday’s 6-2 loss to the Angels when his roster spot was needed to help replenish an bullpen that needs a few fresh arms and a rotation that needs a starter for tonight.
ST. PETERSBURG -- Kevin Cash still has not announced a starting pitcher for Friday’s game against the visiting White Sox.
ST. PETERSBURG -- OF Desmond Jennings had arthroscopic surgery today in Vail, Colo., and Dr. Steven Singleton cleaned up the inflammation in the plica band that surrounds the left knee cap.
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays placed RHP Jake Odorizzi on the 15-day disabled list today with a left oblique strain and recalled RHP Andrew Bellatti to take his spot on the roster.