During the Winter Meetings last week, a couple people were wondering which Twitter feeds to follow for all the latest Rays news. I don't think we've ever put together a comprehensive list before, and it can be tough to get started on Twitter without some sort of guidance. I hope this helps.
If you're a fan of the Rays and you don't pop on Twitter from time to time, I hate to sound like a Twitter-junkie, but you're missing out. I haven't fact checked this, but I doubt there's another team in Major League Baseball with as many players actively involved on Twitter as the Rays. Combine that with the fact there are numerous local writers, reporters, and bloggers on Twitter that follow the Rays closely, whenever you pop on Twitter, you can almost always find a conversation regarding some Rays-related news.
Lots of great baseball discussions take place on Twitter - not to mention, news breaks there first - so if you're interested, here are all the Rays-related feeds you should be sure to follow:
Friends of the Site:
Joe Maddon - @RaysJoeMaddon
Evan Longoria - @Evan3Longoria
David Price - @DAVIDprice14
BJ Upton - @TheRealBJUpton
Reid Brignac - @reidbrignac
Fernando Perez - @outfieldrambler
Rocco Baldelli - @roccobaldelli
Desmond Jennings - @desmondjennings
Prospects / Minor Leagues:
Rays Prospects - @RaysProspects
Adam Sobsey - @sobsey
Durham Bulls - @DurhamBulls
Montgomery Biscuits - @BiscuitBaseball
Charlotte Stone Crabs - @StoneCrabs
Bowling Green Hot Rods - @BGHotRods
Hudson Valley Renegades - @HVRenegades
Princeton Rays - @PrincetonRays
Things I've Learned from Twitter:
- Fernando Perez likes to travel. Also, he seems to care about racism and political issues.
- David Price loves riddles.
- Rocco Baldelli is a highly-observant creeper. He has a knack for making random observations about people he passes.
- Reid Brignac is the man.