- Rays Return The Favor, Sweep Boston At Fenway Park - Steve Kinsella, SportsTalkFlorida: The first road Red Sox series went much better than the first Trop one.
- Tyler Glasnow continued his remarkable 2019 campaign, and lots of well earned buzz after another dominant start:
Lots of praise for Glasnow's work throughout #Rays clubhouse. Of note was use of changeup today, which he hadn't really shown much this season— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) April 28, 2019
Trevor Bauer was my preseason pick for AL Cy Young. Starting to wonder if Tyler Glasnow might have been a better choice.— David Laurila (@DavidLaurilaQA) April 28, 2019
- Our man on the street and in the clubhouse, Danny Russell, was in Boston and Toronto this month covering games, and interviewed Glasnow to get a low down on two of his pitches and strategy.
- A PitchingNinja overlay of Glasnow’s fastball and his newly incorporated just unfair change-up. Glasnow might have become even harder to hit.
- Super neat graphics from Travis Sawchik showcasing the change for Glasnow’s fastball location and breaking ball location from 2018 to 2019: Breaking ball and fastball
- And hear from the man of the hour himself
- Reliever Hunter Wood rejoins Rays with baby Ricki Joe hopefully headed home soon from NICU - Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times: Hopeful news for the Wood family, as Hunter’s new baby is reported to be doing better.
- No soda and a new pitch: Pagan’s work pays off - Jessica Camerato, MLB.com: Pagan has just 7 IP, but already come up with some big moments for his new team.
- Rays Tales: Remembering their major debut - Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times: Stories from the Rays about their trip to the show for the first time.
- 7 early dark-horse candidates for MVP - Richard Justice, MLB.com: Justice gives some love to Austin meadows as one of the early dark horse MVP candidates.
- Some good times for the Rays and their affiliates so far in 2019:
So the @RaysBaseball aren't the only hot team in the organization:@DurhamBulls 6 straight wins@BiscuitBaseball had a 5-game win streak going into today@StoneCrabs 5 straight wins@BGHotRods have won 4 of 5— Neil Solondz (@neilsolondz) April 28, 2019
- Tropicana in-game host Angelica Sharpe is onwards back home to St Louis “to pursue other opportunities”.
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- I feel so old: