- 2021 Prospects: The Top 101 - Jeffrey Paternostro, Jarrett Seidler, and Keanan Lamb, Baseball Prospectus: Wander gets another number 1 overall, but the real eye opener is Shane Baz’s placement.
- Top 100 Roundtable: Was Wander Franco A Clear No. 1 Entering 2021? - J.J. Cooper, Baseball America: BaseballAmerica’s masthead discuss their process going into Wander at 1, and whether it was ever in doubt.
- Fleming not shy about his initial goal for ‘21 - Adam Berry, MLB.com: Welcome Adam Berry to the Rays beat!
- A look at the Rays roster four weeks from camp - Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times: A solid look at where they stand now (before the inevitable next change).
- Rays Sign Yacksel Rios To Minor League Deal - Connor Byrne, MLBTradeRumors: I’m not gonna pretend to have scouted Rios, but I’m already a huge fan of any minor league deal to get a name like Yacksel Rios. That’s a win in my book.
- Here’s PitchingNinja with a fun gif of Rios making a Ray look silly:
Yacksel Rios with an optical illusion rising 97mph Fastball and sword. ⚔️ pic.twitter.com/GQ08D2Ltla— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) March 11, 2019
- He even has a Jomboy breakdown!
The ump throws out Yacksel Ríos for hitting Turner with an offspeed pitch and even the Dodgers can't believe it, a breakdown pic.twitter.com/A3Hj1NFf4W— Jomboy (@Jomboy_) July 16, 2019
- It’s workout video season! Truly the better season behind “best shape of my life” season.
- These are the longest homers in Trop history - Adam Berry, MLB.com: Avi Garcia’s bomb into the banner is maybe most majestic HR shot in Rays history. Perfect swing, no doubter, and the satisfying ripple of the banner.
- Tampa Super Bowl: What a major sporting event is like in the COVID-19 era - Matt Baker and Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times: Experiences from two previous Tampa Bay championship appearances in the COVID era give us hints for what another might look like.
- In Joe Biden’s White House, sports and politics may retreat to their own corners - Michael A. Fletcher, ESPN
- Rays’ Dan Moeller has even more ground to cover - Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times: Congrats to the Trop’s groundskeeper!
- It’s also a good time to remind of list success
Is it cool if we remind you that we have ? pic.twitter.com/KLyxwGBvo1— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) January 21, 2021
- Speaking of more prospect lists the Rays will surely showcase well in...