Wil Myers: Padres, Rays, Nationals agree on blockbuster trade

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

For a little more than 24 hours we had been hearing that a trade that would send outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays to the San Diego Padres was "close," now we have been told the deal has been consummated (ESPN's Jim Bowden confirms). The deal also involves the ...

MLB Rumors: Starting pitching market is bare

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Several contenders are looking for starting pitching as Major League Baseball's trade deadline approaches, but according to sources we've talked to and reports around the web, they're not finding it. Teams that appeared willing to deal certain players two months ago are now more inclined to hold on to their top-end ...

Video: Mike Trout hits first career walk-off home run

Friday, May 16th, 2014

It seemed like Mike Trout had already done everything in his two-plus seasons in the big leagues. But through the first 375 games of his major league career, he had yet to hit a walk-off home run. The young phenom changed that Thursday night. The Los Angeles Angels entered the bottom of ...

Tampa Bay Rays ace Matt Moore to undergo Tommy John surgery

Monday, April 14th, 2014

The Tampa Bay Rays have a gem of a left-hander in Matt Moore. He had an excellent season in 2013 and looked poised to be one of the top starters in the American League this season. Unfortunately, Moore will be missing the rest of the year thanks to Tommy John ...

Chris Archer signs big extension with Tampa Bay Rays

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Chris Archer is a nice young pitcher, and I'm sure he'll do great things for the Tampa Bay Rays. But on Wednesday, the 25-year-old righty signed a big contract that was yet another example of how baseball must be incredibly healthy money-wise. Archer and the Rays agreed to a six-year, $25.5 ...

Can baseball return to Montreal?

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Baseball season opens in multiple cities today. But the final weekend of spring training opened the door to an intriguing possibility: Can Montreal become one of those cities once again? The Blue Jays and Mets played a two-game exhibition series at Montreal's Olympic Stadium in their final tuneup before the regular ...

Wil Myers: Tampa Bay Rays not ready to promote top prospect

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Despite reports to the contrary over the weekend, the Tampa Bay Rays do not currently have any plans to promote top prospect Wil Myers. Many around Major League Baseball have thought the 22-year-old outfielder has been ready for the big leagues for well over a year, and speculation has run rampant ...

Matt Moore becomes youngest lefty to start 8-0 since 1917

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Matt Moore is making quite a name for himself early in the 2013 season. The 23-year-old lefty improved to 8-0 on Sunday as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1. In doing so, Moore became the youngest left-handed pitcher to start a season 8-0 since Babe Ruth did it ...