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Tampa Bay Rays News & Links: Just filthy

Alvarado is sharp, and David Price opts out.

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MLB: Spring Training-Philadelphia Phillies at Tampa Bay Rays Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Masahiro Tanaka is out of the hospital after being struck in the head over the weekend by a line drive off the bat of Giancarlo Stanton.

David Price will not play in the 2020 season.

Felix Hernandez will skip 2020 as well.

Mike Trout also has doubts.

“I talked to a lot of guys across the league and they’re texting me a lot. I’m not gonna name any names, but they’re all thinking the same thing: ‘Is this gonna work?’”

Jose Alvarado is “just filthy.”

Charlie Morton is unsure beyond 2020.

More players test positive, including Tommy Pham.

Marc Topkin on COVID disclosure rules.

On the speculation front:

The Cleveland Indians are discussing a name change.

Among the possible names for the Indians are the Spiders and Naps.

MLB expected to release schedule today.