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Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016

Tampa Bay Rays

Rays’ Forsythe guaranteed $10.25 million in new deal

ST. PETERSBURG — For the Rays, signing Logan Forsythe to a multi-year deal means they have a reliable second baseman for the next two seasons and possibly a third if they pick up his club option in 2018. For Forsythe, it means he can feel like...
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Rays announce Big 22 Game Plan

Rays announce Big 22 Game Plan

The Tampa Bay Rays on Friday announced a Big 22 Game Plan, a deal that includes tickets to Opening Day, 18 weekend dates and games against the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers and San Franisco Giants.
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Rays may play spring training games in Cuba

The spring training schedule released Thursday by Major League Baseball does not have games for the Rays from March 28-30, the three days they are tentatively scheduled to travel to Cuba.
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St. Pete council OKs plan allowing Rays to search region for stadium sites

St. Pete council OKs plan allowing Rays to search region for stadium sites

ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays – and Hillsborough County – officially are on the clock.
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MVP Forsythe close to new deal with Rays

MVP Forsythe close to new deal with Rays

Rays team MVP Logan Forsythe is close to capitalizing on his breakout 2015 season with a multi-year deal, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.
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As usual, Rays’ prospects are looking up thanks to farm system

As usual, Rays’ prospects are looking up thanks to farm system

ST. PETERSBURG — While a handful of prospects in town for the annual Winter Development Program ran wind sprints on the field behind him, Rays farm director Mitch Lukevics stood along the first-base line and told the story of Matt Moore....
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Rays Notes: Veterans among spring camp invitees

The Rays signed LHP Dana Eveland, RHPs Eddie Gamboa, Jhan Mariņez and Tyler Sturdevant, and 1B Kyle Roller to minor-league contracts with invitations to major-league camp.
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St. Pete mayor aims to entice Rays with latest stadium-search deal

St. Pete mayor aims to entice Rays with latest stadium-search deal

Mayor Rick Kriseman has said all along that St. Petersburg is the best place for the Tampa Bay Rays to build a new baseball stadium. On Friday, he said the new deal he will present to the city council next week may convince the Rays of the same thing.
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Kriseman's proposal would allow Rays to look at possible stadium sites

Kriseman's proposal would allow Rays to look at possible stadium sites

The new proposal adds a few twists to St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman’s original proposal, which would have cost the team up to $24 million to leave Tropicana Field before its lease with the city expires in 2027.
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Ex-Ray Timmons joins Durham Bulls staff

Tampa native Ozzie Timmons will join the staff of the Triple-A Durham Bulls, the Tampa Bay Rays announced Tuesday.
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