The Rays are fully engaging on social media, and it’s been great stuff the last couple days.
He's in the Elite 8 of the #BHIB Best Hair in Baseball w/ @MLBNetworkRadio. What's @TGlasnow's current routine? #Rays pic.twitter.com/9nwikGqa9s— RaysRadio (@RaysRadio) April 16, 2020
We have an idea for a new @NatGeo show :— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) April 16, 2020
Dolphin Tales - With @austin_meadows and @snellzilla4 pic.twitter.com/WAIeTVe4JW
.@TGlasnow dominates on the mound, but in @CallofDuty? pic.twitter.com/uUEmnVM7cf— RaysRadio (@RaysRadio) April 15, 2020
You can hear that full discussion with Glasnow at the bottom of the page.
And don’t forget Snell is dominating the Player’s League in The Show:
.@austin_meadows is a man of his word ... even on PS4 for @snellzilla4. pic.twitter.com/urex4KABTJ— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) April 17, 2020
(Virtual) Brandon Lowe is a dawg. #Rays Snell fakes the bunt and then crushes one to take the early lead on #Dodgers Lux pic.twitter.com/TvvFte1TO5— Juan Toribio (@juanctoribio) April 17, 2020
You can be our social media intern anytime, @snellzilla4. pic.twitter.com/Ocv7mPmIg1— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) April 17, 2020
More on that below as well...
- Steve Pearce’s MLB Career Was A Study In Perseverance - John Perrotto, Forbes: The Lakeland Launcher announces his retirement. x
- Ryan and Nicole Yarbrough giving back to the community:
This morning, @RyanYarbrough2 & @nicolebellini, along with @Sugar_ShaneM, delivered breakfast for our healthcare heroes at @BayCare’s St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa! #RaysUp pic.twitter.com/WMD7qmtqBT— Rays Community (@RaysCommunity) April 16, 2020
- Rays’ Ryan Yarbrough, wife treat St. Joseph’s staff to breakfast - Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times: Full story from Marc.
- Rays and Rowdies also announced they have established a COVID-19 Relief Grant program:
In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund has established the COVID-19 Relief Grant program.— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) April 16, 2020
- Ji-Man returning to his former team for some training:
#Rays 1B Ji-Man Choi held an ‘open’ workout session today. Told reporters that #SKWyverns GM invited him to train with the team during his stay in Korea. Choi is currently working out at training center that is being run by his older brother. pic.twitter.com/dZY6PqZ3fI— Daniel Kim 대니얼 김 (@DanielKimW) April 13, 2020
- Some fashionable teamwear to stay safe: FOCO Gaiter Scarf
- Look back at TB’s 3 Jackie Robinson Day wins - Juan Toribio, MLB.com
- MLB Dream Bracket: Tournament of every teams dream rosters that you can fill out.
- Speaking of tournaments, the betting odds for the MLB The Show Players League are out, with Snell one of the highest favored:
Also odds now from @betonline_ag on @MLBTheShow Players League, with #Rangers Gallo the favorite at 2/1, #Rays @snellzilla4 and #BlueJays Bichette next at 9/2.— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) April 16, 2020
First line from @SportsBettingAG had Gallo 5/2, Snell 7/1, Bichette 12/1
- KK making his pitch to the newest member of Team Tampa Bay - the GOAT:
To the new QB in town aka TB12 aka the goat aka tom aka @TomBrady ..Whenever the time is right and you need a 2008 all state free safety/current center fielder to run some crisp routes to prepare you...lemme know big fella! Im here and will make my cardio much more enjoyable! ✊— Kevin Kiermaier (@KKiermaier39) April 16, 2020
- Let’s Update the Estimated Local TV Revenue for MLB Teams - Craig Edwards, Fan Graphs: Rays continue to lag behind.
- Snellzilla continues to rack up wins in the Player’s League. Now trails only Joey Gallo who sits at 11-1 (after Gavin Lux of the Dodgers finally served Gallo his first L):
All gas. pic.twitter.com/bu9zafrGEY— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) April 17, 2020
- This Week in Rays Baseball has Glasnow joining Neil for a fantastic interview: