Programming note: Due to some technical issues, today’s Community Prospect post will go up this afternoon.
The Grapefruit League kicked off in earnest over the weekend.
- On Saturday, the Rays lost to the Red Sox 4-3. New arrival Hunter Renfroe collected his first hit.
First hit of spring 2020: Hunter Renfroe pic.twitter.com/a3f3eOgsua— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) February 22, 2020
- On Sunday, the Rays slugged their way past the Yankees 9-7, led by Randy Arozerena.
Yoshi Tsutsugo also collected his first hit in his first start.
Yoshi Tsutsugo getting that first spring training hit out of the way. pic.twitter.com/p1F94RmEej— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) February 23, 2020
Does Mike Zunino have a new stance?
Mike Zunino has made some changes to his stance (2019 vs 2020) pic.twitter.com/XIXs37O5Dv— Jason Collette (@jasoncollette) February 23, 2020
This fan made the catch of the day.
Is it too late to get this guy a non-roster invite? pic.twitter.com/cujCDNzSaD— Cut4 (@Cut4) February 23, 2020
Today at 1PM at Charlotte Sports Park, they face the Red Sox again.
- Tsutsugo has some jokes.
- Tyler Glasnow is filthy in his second live batting practice.
- Ryan Yarbrough eyes full time starting gig.
- Peter Fairbanks is focused on making the team.
- Injury updates on Brendan McKay and more.
- The players union prefers the Rays stay in Tampa Bay full-time.$
- Stu chats with Topkin.$
- World Series favorites ranked. (Spoiler: the Rays are 6th).
- The most interesting NRI for each team. Joe Ryan is the Rays pick.
- A heartwarming story involving Dusty Baker and Adam Greenberg.
- Madison Bumgarner does rodeo, but it’s okay because he ropes right-handed. $
- Keith Law’s top 100 is out. $ Six Rays land on the list.
- Sign stealing signs stolen.
- Minor leaguers will not be paid for the use of their names in MLB The Show 20.
- The Phillie Phanatic has a new look.
- Padres sign Brian Dozier to minor league deal.