Diego Castillo placed on 10-day IL, Pete Fairbanks activated off IL

Bullpen struggles continue for the Tampa Bay Rays as right-handed reliever Diego Castillo was put on the 10-day IL with right groin tightness on Wednesday afternoon, Rays MLB.com reporter Adam Berry reported. With 10+ arms currently sidelined for the Rays, Castillo has emerged as Tampa Bay’s go-to closer and late-innings specialist. However, after being usedContinue reading “Diego Castillo placed on 10-day IL, Pete Fairbanks activated off IL”

A series to forget: the Rays get swept at Fenway Park

Coming off an opening series win in Miami, the Rays ran into a brick wall in Boston as the Red Sox, who were swept by the Baltimore Orioles in their opening series, swept Tampa Bay. Game one On Monday, the Rays were blown out, 11-2. Nick Pivetta looked sharp for Boston giving up two hitsContinue reading “A series to forget: the Rays get swept at Fenway Park”

Opening Series Preview: Citrus Series Clash

For baseball fans, Opening Day feels like a national holiday. Today, we’re on the eve of re-gaining that feeling. If other Rays fans are like me, they are probably feeling excited to see how we bounce back after a World Series loss, but also nervous since the Rays lost some big names this off-season. TheContinue reading “Opening Series Preview: Citrus Series Clash”