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Season Preview 2021

Will Willy Adames ascend to new heights in 2021?

Will 2021 be Willy’s last year as everyone awaits Wandervision?

Luis Patiño could force his way into the Rays rotation

The young hard throwing righty should be one of the first calls up from the farm.

Kevin Kiermaier needs to prove he’s more than a great centerfielder

It’s a rare thing, indeed, to have a defense-first fielder

Can Randy Arozarena do it again?

He put up the greatest post season performance of all time. His rookie season is next.

Ryan Thompson may have a specialized role in 2021

What makes Thompson a unique member of the Rays bullpen?

Season Preview: Vidal Brujan

The speedy infielder could see the majors this year

Eagerly awaiting Shane McClanahan

He made his debut in the playoffs, a rare feat. When is he here to stay?

Adam Berry discusses the Rays Top-30 prospects for 2021 — A Podcast Special

Also, the gang celebrates Honey Day!

Season Preview: Mike Brosseau

He hits, he plays 5 positions, he’s even the emergency catcher

Tyler Glasnow is ready to lead the Rays pitching staff

The new Rays ace is just what the team needs on and off the mound.

Season Preview: Ji-Man Choi

He should continue to mash right handed pitchers, but don’t expect more splits at first

Erik Neander on Lessons Learned from 2020 and building a new rotation — DRaysBay Podcast Special

Rays GM Erik Neander joins the show.

The best slugger on the Tampa Bay Rays is still Brandon Lowe

Rhymes with WOW! or POW! or holy COW!

DRaysBay Top-34 Prospects for 2021

Season Preview: Three Things to Expect from Chris Archer

At least one more rodeo for Mike Zunino

Big Z has struggled offensively; the Rays brought him back anyway.

Will the Rays keep Joey Wendle as the starting Third Baseman?

From bench player to starting third baseman in the World Series, what’s next for Joey Wendle?

Season Preview: Manuel “MarGOAT” made some improvements last year

He should have a role even in the Rays crowded outfield

Yoshi Tsutsugo gets a second chance

The struggling slugger is hoping for a redemption arc.

Season Preview: Austin Meadows is in the Best Shape of His Life

Jeffrey Springs could be a weapon for the 2021 Rays

Good news: he can get out both lefties and righties

Rays Spring Training position watch: Second base

What’s on second? Probably Brandon Lowe.

Season Preview: Ryan Yarbrough

Does the hard contact suppressing machine have another strong year in his future?

Chris Mazza is part of the 2021 Rays grand pitching experiment

Moneyball? How about "Mazza Ball!"

Four things that make Rich Hill elite

His fastball and curve are textbook examples of how to pitch.

What can the Rays get out of RHP Collin McHugh?

He transformed into an elite reliever in 2018, but injury and a pandemic have clouded his future role.

Tampa Bay Rays make slew of minor league signings

Rays have reportedly signed Hunter Strickland, Joey Krehbiel, Brian Moran, Louis Head, and Stetson Allie to minor league deals. Let’s catch up on what we missed.

Tampa Bay Rays add Hunter Strickland, per team website

The former high leverage pitcher will compete for a spot in the Rays bullpen

Tampa Bay Rays sign RHP Stetson Allie to a minor league deal

The former two way athlete throws a fastball that can reach triple digits

Season Preview: Yandy Diaz abides

Rays 2021 Season Preview: What do you do with a Wander Franco?

Wander Franco has received an invitation to the big league camp, a great start to his 2021.

Rays starting pitcher depth: Do the Rays need to add another pitcher?

What do the Rays need to prioritize, given then pieces they have?

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