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2019 Schedule
96-66, 2nd in AL East
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10d

Glasnow, 3 others agree with Rays, avoid arbitration

Tyler Glasnow agreed to a $2.05 million, one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday that avoided arbitration and fellow right-hander Oliver Drake struck a $1,025,000, one-year deal.

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11dESPN.com

2020 MLB arbitration tracker

Friday was the deadline for teams and arbitration-eligible players to agree on salaries or exchange desired numbers for 2020. Recapping a hectic day of contract decisions.

Rays were Kurkjian's favorite team to cover the past decade (1:58)
25d
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33d

Source: Sogard reaches 1-year deal with Brewers

Eric Sogard, who rebounded with a career season with the Blue Jays and Rays in 2019 after an atrocious 2018 campaign, has reached a one-year deal with the Brewers, a source told ESPN.

35d

BBTN: Kluber Trade And Bumgarner Assessment

With Troy's Rangers finally making moves, Buster and Dave Schoenfield analyze the Corey Kluber trade and its impact on the AL West (32:29). But before that, Tim Kurkjian discusses Madison Bumgarner's deal with the Diamondbacks, the league's decision to alter drug testing and Anthony Rendon's comments about the Dodgers. Plus, Sarah Langs on remaining free agents and why her mom is angry (32:29).

Jeff Passan ESPN 

The Rays, already a very left-handed team, get even more so by agreeing with Yoshitomo Tsutsugo to a two-year, $12M deal, as @TBTimes_Rays said. Tsutsugo had big exit-velo numbers in Japan and joins Meadows, Kiermaier, Lowe, Lowe, Choi and Wendle among TB's left-handed bats.

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46dKeith Law

Win-now Padres pay steep price for Tommy Pham

San Diego took another step toward contending in 2020 by adding the outfielder but shipped one of its best prospects to Tampa Bay in the process.

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46dJeff Passan

Padres get Pham, Cronenworth in trade with Rays

The Padres have acquired outfielder Tommy Pham and two-way prospect Jake Cronenworth from the Tampa Bay Rays for outfielder Hunter Renfroe and touted 2B prospect Xavier Edwards.

Jeff Passan ESPN 

The deal sending Tommy Pham from the Tampa Bay Rays to the San Diego Padres is done, sources tell ESPN. Outfielder Hunter Renfroe and middle-infield prospect Xavier Edwards head back to the Rays. Padres will get another minor leaguer.

Angus O'Keefe and Cody Whitmore
46d

Rays in listening phase entering winter meetings

The Tampa Bay Rays head into the upcoming winter meetings in the listening phase about ways to improve a roster that came within one win of reaching the American League Championship Series last season.

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47d

St. Pete, Rays halt idea of shared Montreal home

The Rays and the city of St. Petersburg have agreed to abide by their existing agreement, therefore ending any thought of the team playing home games in both the Tampa Bay area and Montreal.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.652nd
Quality Starts53Tied-15th
WHIP1.177th
BAA.2304th
Runs769Tied-15th
Batting Average.25412th
On Base Percentage.32513th
Slugging Percentage.43115th