There is uncertainty on when the 2021 Spring Training and Regular Season will start.
The pregame crew won an Emmy for their Salute the Troops show last 4th of July.
Yonny and Yarbs are Super Two.
Others who qualified for Super Two status and extra year of arbitration: Yonny Chirinos, Ryan Yarbrough (TB); J.P. Crawford (SEA); Lou Trivino (OAK), AJ. Minter (ATL); Anthony Santander (BAL); Carson Kelly (AZ), Adam Cimber (MIA), Jacob Stallings (PIT); J.D. Davis (NYM). https://t.co/pEPZ99uBgD— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 15, 2020
From Independent ball to the Rays? All’s well that Enns well for Dietrich Enns.
Juan Toribio with Rays pitchers best seasons on the mound.
Are the Rays in the mix to bring home Jake Odorizzi? Maybe!
Negotiations for Starter Jake Odorizzi are heating up with several teams still in the mix incl Tor, LAA, Min, SDP, Bos, and NYM - and a sleeper Tampa. With that level interest, look for him to get a multi year deal. @MLBNetworkRadio— Jim Duquette (@Jim_Duquette) December 15, 2020
Offseason Ji-Man looks fun.
There’s the offseason, and then there’s Ji-Man’s offseason pic.twitter.com/O9Yp3CDr1l— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) December 15, 2020
Our man in the East has a nice breakdown of a Ji-Man interview with Korean media. Go read the whole thread on Twitter. Tequila is involved!
Here is a long interview of Ji-Man Choi with a Korean media. There are some funny stories— Homin Lee (@Homein22) December 16, 2020
When he was a brewers, 3 teams want to get him and he thought he would be a #Rays. 1/5https://t.co/cnSdSY69or - @YouTube
Hunter Renfroe is going to Boston.
Hunter Renfroe gets a reported $3.1 million base salary, with an additional $600,000 in incentives, which is close to what he would have made with the Rays via the arbitration process. #Rays #RedSox https://t.co/ZIKU4tfdbe— Sports by Tampa Bay Times (@TBTimes_Sports) December 14, 2020
Eddie Robinson, the oldest living former major leaguer, turned 100 yesterday.
The oldest living former MLB player turns today.— MLB (@MLB) December 15, 2020
Happy birthday, Eddie Robinson! pic.twitter.com/pueNM62Pls
Davy Martinez on managing to an empty stadium.
Nationals manager Dave Martinez had a good line today when addressing what it was like not to have fans in the stands: "'When I'm sitting in the dugout and can hear myself thinking, that's not good."— David Laurila (@DavidLaurilaQA) December 16, 2020
Scott Boras says baseball needs a CEO to grow the game, and wait, that’s...not a bad idea?
Scott Boras: MLB needs to hire a CEO https://t.co/FMf3YDbprd— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) December 16, 2020
More Boras: Snell not going anywhere.
Scott Boras doesn’t expect Rays to trade Blake Snell https://t.co/HAWhPQnsY4— Sports by Tampa Bay Times (@TBTimes_Sports) December 16, 2020
Also, they spelled Cleveland wrong in their press release.
Good news for Trey Mancini in his fight against cancer:
Some incredible news this morning! @TreyMancini had his 3 month checkup scans and they look perfect so grateful.— Sara Perlman (@saraperlman) December 15, 2020
Happy birthday, Pete!