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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Brian Cashman says "we paid a heavy price" in giving up Nick Solak and Taylor Widener for Brandon Drury. The trade was "made with a lot of angst." He said 10 to 15 teams had asked about Solak this offseason and the depth of the minor league system allowed them to make the deal.

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Trade sends Drury to Yanks, Souza to D-backs

The Yankees have added versatile infielder Brandon Drury via a three-team trade with Arizona and Tampa Bay. Steven Souza Jr. heads to the Diamondbacks, with the Rays acquiring two prospects and two players to be named.

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Players voice frustration with Rays' offseason moves (1:10)
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Kiermaier 'very upset' with Rays' recent moves

Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier says he is "100 percent frustrated and very upset" by the team's decisions to part ways with Corey Dickerson and Jake Odorizzi.

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3dJerry Crasnick

Longoria disappointed in Corey Dickerson DFA

Evan Longoria, who played for 10 seasons with the Rays, is disheartened by Tampa Bay's treatment of Corey Dickerson, whom the team DFA'd over the weekend: "The guy was an All-Star last year. It just doesn't make sense to me."

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Archer: Rays could have best rotation in majors

Chris Archer believes the Tampa Bay Rays are capable of having the best rotation in the major leagues. Archer was 10-12 with a 4.07 ERA a year ago when he worked at least 200 innings for the third consecutive season.

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Three pitchers win arbitration cases, two lose

Cleveland's Trevor Bauer, Houston's Collin McHugh and Tampa Bay's Jake Odorizzi have won their salary arbitration cases. Toronto's Marcus Stroman and Minnesota's Kyle Gibson have lost. The decisions for the pitchers leave players with an 11-8 advantage.

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Avisail Garcia gets $6.7M from ChiSox

Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia won his salary arbitration case against the team and will get a raise to $6.7 million instead of the club's $5.85 million offer.

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RHP Geltz among 4 banned for drug violations

Former Tampa Bay pitcher Steve Geltz, currently on Philadelphia's Triple-A roster, was banned 100 games after a third positive test for a drug of abuse. Three other minor leaguers drew 50-game suspensions.

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Rays owner wants team's new home in Tampa

Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg said at a news conference Friday that the team would focus its ballpark search on a 14-acre site in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa. The team currently plays in St. Petersburg.

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15dJeff Sullivan

MLB's best up-and-coming players for 2018

Andrew Benintendi is among a group of young players who made good first impressions in 2017 but have a chance to raise their games and become stars this season.

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18d

Giles, Hechavarria win arbitration; Osuna loses

Players are 5-2 in arbitration this year after Houston closer Ken Giles and Tampa Bay shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria have won their cases and Toronto closer Roberto Osuna lost his.

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22d

Rays doctor fired over sexual abuse allegations

The Rays said they have "ended our contractual relationship" with team physician Michael Reilly after they were made aware of a YouTube video in which a woman accused of him of sexual abuse.

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27dKeith Law

Keith Law's 2018 ranking of all 30 farm systems

With a budding superstar in the outfield and a crop of talented pitchers coming through their system, nobody can top the Braves' collection of prospects right now. Which teams finished behind Atlanta on the list?

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs69425th
Batting Average.24525th
On Base Percentage.31722nd
Slugging Percentage.42220th
Earned Run Average3.978th
Quality Starts73Tied-11th
WHIP1.266th
BAA.2428th