Rays Press Releases
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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.
Rays release Spring Training schedule, prices
The 2015 spring training schedule and ticket prices for the Tampa Bay Rays Grapefruit League games at Charlotte Sports Park were released today.
Rays trade Ramos to Angels for Sappington
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Mark Sappington from the Los Angeles Angels for left-handed pitcher Cesar Ramos.
Rays exercise 2015 option for Peralta
The Tampa Bay Rays have exercised their 2015 club option for right-handed relief pitcher Joel Peralta.
Rays exercise 2015 option for Zobrist
The Tampa Bay Rays have exercised their 2015 club option for infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist.
10th annual Tampa Bay Walk Now for Autism Speaks, April 11 at Tropicana Field
The Central Florida Chapter of Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that the 10th annual Tampa Bay Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising and awareness event will take place on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Tropicana Field, home of Major League Baseball's (MLB) Tampa Bay Rays.
Stuart Sternberg statement regarding Joe Maddon
This morning, Tampa Bay Rays Principal Owner Stuart Sternberg issued the following statement regarding Joe Maddon's contract situation: "Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out in his current contract, a contract which was not scheduled to expire until after the 2015 season. We tried diligently and aggressively to sign Joe to a third contract extension prior to his decision. As of yesterday afternoon, Joe enabled himself to explore opportunities throughout Major League Baseball. He will not be managing the Rays in 2015. Joe has been our manager for nine seasons, and the foundation of success laid during his tenure endures. We thank him for all that he's meant to the organization."