Rays strike first in ALDS

Troptober in the Tampa Bay area is back and the Tampa Bay Rays wasted no time to get the ball rolling, shutting out the Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game 1 of the ALDS. Tampa Bay sent rookie starter Shane McClanahan to the mound for his first playoff start and he looked like a seasonedContinue reading “Rays strike first in ALDS”

Rays ALDS Roster: Who’s in & Who’s out?

The ALDS roster for the Tampa Bay Rays has been submitted and released before Game 1 against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday evening. You can see the full 26-man roster in our tweet below. Manager Kevin Cash decided to go with 13 pitchers and 13 position players for his first roster of the 2021Continue reading “Rays ALDS Roster: Who’s in & Who’s out?”

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”

Tyler Glasnow placed on IL with partial UCL tear in right arm

In a season that has been so positive and dominant so far for the Tampa Bay Rays, the team and its fans received shocking news Tuesday afternoon. As reported through various outlets, including Jeff Passan and Marc Topkin, right-handed starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow, the ace of this Rays rotation, has been placed on the ILContinue reading “Tyler Glasnow placed on IL with partial UCL tear in right arm”

Nick Anderson likely out until after All-Star break with elbow tear

The misfortunes of Rays star reliever Nick Anderson during the 2020 postseason have come to fruition as Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times has reported that the right-hander has partially torn his elbow. Anderson, who went on record in recent days saying that his arm felt fine, will be sidelined from throwing for eightContinue reading “Nick Anderson likely out until after All-Star break with elbow tear”