- Richie Shaffer spent the off season in baseball limbo as he was part of five different organizations.
- The Process Report looks at what happened to Derek Norris in 2016
- The Rays played in Tampa yesterday, so a couple of the players crossed the bay to St. Petersburg to check out Tropicana Field’s new turf
- Alex Cobb was scratched from his start in a minor league game
- The Rays pitching problems continued this spring as Matt Andriese struggled against the New York Yankees yesterday afternoon
- Jesus Sucre has a place on the Rays roster, he has won over the clubhouse and the team’s brass
- Also from the Tampa Bay Times, 10 things we think we know about the Rays so far
- Rougned Odor is close to an extension with the Texas Rangers
- Jake Arrieta clobbered a 465 foot home run...
- The GM of the Cleveland Indians, had his son in the booth of a spring training game...and his son may have spilled the beans on a possible Francisco Lindor contract extension
- Chris Tillman had a throwing session and didn’t suffer anymore setbacks
- Scott Kazmir continues his struggles with his mechanics as he is only reaching 87 miles per hour and averaging in the low 80’s
Tampa Bay Rays News and Links - Opening Day is less than a week away!
Richie Shaffer’s off-season travels, Tropicana Field has a new turf, and Jesus Sucre looks like a lock for Opening Day
By Adam Sanford