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2017 Schedule
80-82, 3rd in AL East
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3dKeith Law

Law's bargain free agents

Free agency is rarely cheap, but these available players could provide production at an affordable price.

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Lowe launches homer in AFL

Rays second-base prospect Brandon Lowe went 2-for-4 with a home run and a triple for the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League's regular-season finale on Thursday. The 23-year-old, who participated in the league's Fall Stars Game earlier this month, slashed .224/.348/.414 in 16 games.

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3dDan Szymborski

Projecting MLB's award winners in 2018

Brent Honeywell has as good of a Rookie of the Year chance as almost anyone, especially if he gets in the Rays' rotation early.

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Silverman back in role as Rays president

Matt Silverman has transitioned back into a role as team president of the Tampa Bay Rays after spending the past three years as head of the club's baseball operations.

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11dSam Miller

Ranking all 30 clubs by triumphs and fails: Rays

The Rays continued their recent habit of pairing bad records with strong underlying performances. They also gave up on Tim Beckham roughly 20 minutes before he turned into a star.

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The best and the brightest

The nine 2017 Gold Glove winners from the American League were announced on Tuesday night. The Twins, Angels and Royals each have two players receiving the honor this year.

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Rays 3B Evan Longoria wins his 3rd career Gold Glove award, his first since 2010. Longoria rated well on balls hit down the line, in the shortstop-third base hole and right at him. He also scored well at defending bunts and turning double plays. He improved by 20 Defensive Runs Save from 2016 to 2017, highest of any 3rd baseman.

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Solid start for Smith in AFL

Tampa Bay pitching prospect Burch Smith struck out four and allowed just two runs in four innings of work for the Surprise Saguaros in a 6-1 win over the Glendale Desert Dogs on Tuesday.

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13dAssociated Press

Cobb among 9 with $17.4M offers

Free agency officially began at 5 p.m. ET on Monday. Several notable players, including Rays right-hander Alex Cobb, received $17.4 million qualifying offers from their teams.

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17dDavid Schoenfield

Way-too-early 2018 Power Rankings: Rays just outside top 10

There's big upside among the starters aside from Chris Archer, as Blake Snell (4.04 ERA) and Jacob Faria (3.43) showcased top-of-the-rotation ability. But the Rays need to improve their situational hitting.

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Which team will next follow Astros out of 'Neverland' ?

With the Astros claiming their first World Series championship on Wednesday night, seven MLB franchises are left still seeking No. 1. The Nationals and Mariners are working on their first Series appearances while the others have played in at least one Series without winning.

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Sullivan has strong showing in AFL

Rays prospect Brett Sullivan went 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs for the Arizona Fall League's Surprise Saguaros on Friday. Sullivan is hitting .286 in eight AFL games.

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23dBrian Reiff

Which Rays should win a Gold Glove?

Alex Cobb is a deserving pick but may miss out to a division rival, while Evan Longoria appears to be the favorite to win his first Gold Glove since 2010.

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Pair of Rays among Gold Glove finalists

Rays right-hander Alex Cobb and third baseman Evan Longoria were named American League Gold Glove finalists at their respective positions, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. The winners will be revealed on Nov. 7 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24525th
On Base Percentage.31722nd
Slugging Percentage.42220th
Earned Run Average3.978th
Quality Starts73Tied-11th

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