A statement from the Rays, in light of tonight's postponement pic.twitter.com/NulefmswBZ— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) August 27, 2020
- Orioles, Rays decide not to play on Thursday - Juan Toribio, MLB.com
- Players Alliance Donating Jackie Robinson Day MLB Salary to Social Justice - Blake Schuster, Bleacher Report
- Players make stand as 7 games postponed - Alyson Footer, MLB.com
- The Mets and Marlins shared a powerful moment:
- Of course, the Mets being the Mets also were involved in some wild drama involving a hot mic:
- Brodie then attempted to clarify he wasn’t talking about Manfred, but instead about the Mets owner Jeff Wilpon!
Brodie Van Wagenen says in a statement that the idea he was ripping Rob Manfred for was not Manfred’s, but Jeff Wilpon’s. pic.twitter.com/m9QekmdftC— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) August 27, 2020
- And of course the commissioners statement:
MLB released a statement on behalf of Rob Manfred. pic.twitter.com/7TdtfzzqIv— Lindsey Adler (@lindseyadler) August 28, 2020
- And the Wilpon’s statement (which both misspell Brodie’s name as “Brody”):
The Wilpon’s release a statement regarding leaked Brodie video: pic.twitter.com/rY2FQ5tQyC— Ryan Field (@RyanFieldABC) August 28, 2020
- Likely buyers, Rays seek pitching at Deadline - Juan Toribio, MLB.com: As the Rays begin their deadline shopping, all sorts of weird very “Raysy” moves are almost certain to follow.
- The Rays kicked off the deadline weekend with a trade and it’s been a confusing one. However, as Rany showcases here, there is some major upside here:
Fox is a prospect with an interesting skill set - good defense at SS, and rare plate discipline for a middle infielder, let alone a Royals MIF.— Rany Jazayerli (@jazayerli) August 27, 2020
But Brett Phillips is an absolutely elite defender, and if the Rays can unlock his bat, he's a 4-5 win player. And I think they will. https://t.co/XUufij4Gu1