Putting Wander Franco’s 39-game on-base streak into perspective

Wander Franco will be returning to the lineup tonight after being sidelined with right hamstring tightness on Sept. 10. In his last game, Franco reached base in his first at-bat against the Detroit Tigers before pulling up and leaving the game early on. However, that hit against the Tigers kept his on-base streak alive, increasingContinue reading “Putting Wander Franco’s 39-game on-base streak into perspective”

Rays injury & roster update: 8/20

Things are moving and shaking with the Tampa Bay Rays as the month of August comes to a close. That means even more chaos when it comes to roster moves as September marks the expansion of rosters from 26 to 28. Today, we were welcomed with a flurry of positive news that bodes well forContinue reading “Rays injury & roster update: 8/20”

RHP Tyler Glasnow to undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday

The fears of the Tampa Bay Rays organization and fans were realized on Tuesday as Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported that RHP Tyler Glasnow would undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday. Glasnow has been out since June 14, when he complained of pain in his throwing elbow. It was discovered that heContinue reading “RHP Tyler Glasnow to undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday”

Hand Up- Five things I got wrong about the 2021 season

As about a third of the baseball season is in the books, I thought it was a fitting time to reflect on some of my personal thoughts and predictions from before the season got underway. Ten preseason predictions stood out, five of them proving to be true this year and five that have not heldContinue reading “Hand Up- Five things I got wrong about the 2021 season”

How hype should Rays fans be for Wander Franco?

On Sunday, it was announced that Wander Franco, baseball’s top prospect for the past two seasons and the top prospect in the Tampa Bay Rays system, was called up to the big league team. The move was done ahead of the Boston Red Sox series, one the Rays will need to win after a six-gameContinue reading “How hype should Rays fans be for Wander Franco?”

Rays top prospect Wander Franco called up

You are reading the title of this article correctly: the Tampa Bay Rays have called up baseball’s top prospect for the past two seasons, Wander Franco, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Franco has shot up the prospect board and has been referred to as a generational talent. He’s one of justContinue reading “Rays top prospect Wander Franco called up”

What the White Sox series means for the Rays moving forward

After being down 7-2 in Wednesday’s series finale against the Chicago White Sox, the Tampa Bay Rays seemed down and out. It was getaway day on the southside of Chicago, and it didn’t seem like the Rays were really in the game to start, leaving starter Ryan Yarbrough out to dry as he would giveContinue reading “What the White Sox series means for the Rays moving forward”

The pitching anomaly that is Ryan Yarbrough

There are certain things in life that cann ot be understood. Even the best research cannot truly crack the code of certain things, and one of those things is Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Ryan Yarbrough. The left-hander has been a staple in Tampa Bay’s rotation since coming up as a 26-year old in 2018,Continue reading “The pitching anomaly that is Ryan Yarbrough”

Willy Adames: The next domino to fall

A stunned silence came over the Tampa Bay Rays dugout at TD Ballpark in Dunedin, Florida. The Rays, getting ready for a four-game tilt against the Toronto Blue Jays, were in the midst of warming up before Friday’s series opener when news broke about shortstop Willy Adames. Adames, the vocal centerpiece of this team, theContinue reading “Willy Adames: The next domino to fall”

How well have the Rays done with player moves in 2021?

It’s been a while since we’ve last posted articles on the site and in that time, the Rays have been quite busy moving players around. With the amount of moves this team has made, we’re here to look at them from an overall standpoint and give them some grades for what they’ve done. We willContinue reading “How well have the Rays done with player moves in 2021?”