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Tampa Bay Rays news and links: James Shields was nearly released by the Rays

An incredible “what if” from Rays history

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Rays Radio has continued its excellent video series with players, past and present, and this week featured Rays great James Shields, who had a shocking story to share of his near-release!

Dial into the full audio podcast for more!

And earlier this week, Neil sat down with Mike Zunino where being stuck inside with little kids was a big topic of conversation!

That podcast is here!

Rays News

  • The Rays have rolled out more kids activities, for those quarantined like Zunino:
  • Who had the best swing in Rays history? It’s a subjective question!

Longo has to be the clear favorite answer, but visually you have to think Matt Joyce get’s strong consideration by most fans.

  • The Rays are now on TikTok:
  • Y’all, Vidal Brujan is a cheat code:

Other Links


Zunino will have to suit up for his first pitch at the Trop!