Jason Kipnis and Yunel Escobar sign extensions, while the rest of the league makes the traditional claims, DFAs, and contract purchases of the season’s first week.
The Rays are back in the extension game, and are putting more on the line than usual to keep Chris Archer around.
Have the Rays really had a higher number of drug-related suspensions? And if so, should that be a cause for concern?
Ben and Sam preview the Rays’ season with Tommy Rancel, and Nick talks to Fox Sports Florida’s Andrew Astleford (at 21:48).
The second installment in a division-by-division dialogue leading up to Opening Day.
Some teams are spending the spring trying out potential positional mates. Who should win these battles?
In which Doug discovers mechanical connections between the pitchers on the Nats, Cardinals, Marlins, and other teams.
The Braves lock up two more young stars, Erik Bedard joins the Rays, and Emilio Bonifacio joins the Cubs.
Jose Lobaton goes to Washington, and the Rays get a prospect.
The Nats and Rays talk trade, Jesus Montero transitions to first, and the Twins eye Cuban free agents.
Updates on likely landing spots for Stephen Drew, Fernando Rodney, Bronson Arroyo, and Jose Lobaton.
Suk-Min Yoon and Carlos Marmol draw interest, and the Rays sort out potential replacements for Jeremy Hellickson.
The Cubs repeat a tactic used before, Wilson Betemit gets another shot, and Tony Sipp joins the San Diego bullpen battle.
Ben and Sam discuss Jon Lester and whether the Rays and Red Sox have figured out how to make players reluctant to leave.
Et tu, Tampa Bay?