- The Ray Tank blog did a very good profile on Blake Snell (written by Ryan Sheets and Erik Ruiz). More like this please.
- Jason Hanselman profiled all the Rays hitting performances through the All-Star break.
- Wilson Ramos is expected to be out past the non-waiver trading deadline, according to Marc Topkin.
- You should go ahead and get excited about Wander Franco.
- The Rays are reinstating the Papa Johns pizza promotion, and explain why (local franchises).
- The top photos of the first half of the season.
- Brian Grosnik and Wilson Karaman gave an excellent breakdown of the Machado trade.
- Jeff Sullivan did too.
- Baseball America scouted all the prospects involved.
- So did Eric Longenhagen.
- Eno Sarris talked to players at the All-Star game about the adjustments that got them there.
- Rachel McDaniel’s short relief was awful powerful today.
- Wes Jenkins wrote about Joey Mellows, a man trying to bring baseball to Britain.
- David Lauirla talked to Alex Cora about Puerto Rican baseball.