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Tampa Bay Rays: grading the Trevor Plouffe trade
June 19th, 2017 at 4:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** After being optioned by the Oakland Athletics, veteran third baseman Trevor Plouffe was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays for either a player to be named later, or cash. For Oakland, Plouffe's departure seemed inevitable. He has struggled so far this season, and the team likely wants to see what...

Tampa Bay Rays: Alex Cobb trade rumors
June 19th, 2017 at 4:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Every year around this time, it seems the Rays are sellers. It has become a tradition for the team to trade away veterans with expiring contracts for a heap of young talent. This makes sense for a small-market team with a low budget; trading away players expected to receive a...

Are the Tampa Bay Rays Contenders?
June 19th, 2017 at 1:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** Coming off a blow-out win in Detroit yesterday the Tampa Bay Rays stand at 37-35. Although this is not the most impressive record, they currently hold one of the wild card spots and are 3.5 games out of first place. The Rays are 8-4 in the last 12 games...

Miguel Cabrera will not sit out despite myriad of injuries
June 16th, 2017 at 1:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jun 15, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) hits a a two run home run in the ninth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Comerica Park.  Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is dealing with a whole host of...

Three Up, Three Down: Don’t spend $200 on Wrigley Field ivy
June 15th, 2017 at 2:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** A general view of the Wrigley Field ivy before a game on August 11, 2016 at Wrigley Field. You can own a small piece of this 2016 World Series treasure for the low price of $200. David Banks/Getty Image Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down...