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Rays announce new Fan Fest ticket plan prior to Fan Fest this Saturday

February 15, 2024

The Tampa Bay Rays have announced the launch of a new ticket plan to coincide with their annual Fan Fest celebration this Saturday, February 17. Ticket packages are available for purchase beginning today, February 15, and will run through Friday, February 23. Fans can choose from 24 games against 18

Rays announce promotional schedule and Hall of Fame dates

February 14, 2024

The Tampa Bay Rays have announced the promotions and giveaway schedule, and Rays Hall of Fame induction dates. The Rays 2024 season is presented by Bayfront Health. The first giveaway is a schedule magnet for the first 20,000 fans on Opening Day (March 28) against the Toronto Blue Jays. Other

Rays announce 2024 Spring Training Invites

January 30, 2024

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Tampa Bay Rays announced today that 32 players on minor league contracts have been invited to major league spring training in 2024. The following is a positional list of the non-roster invites joining the Rays in Port Charlotte, Florida: RIGHT-HANDED PITCHERS (14): Trevor Brigden, Carlos Garcia,

Rays announce 2024 Fan Fest details

January 30, 2024

The 2024 Rays Fan Fest, presented by DEX Imaging, is set for Saturday, February 17 from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at Tropicana Field. Rays Season Members are granted early entry beginning at 12 p.m. The event will feature current major league players and coaches, home clubhouse tours, on-stage entertainment, food and

Rays remember Jimy Williams

January 29, 2024

The Tampa Bay Rays are saddened to learn of the passing of former MLB player and manager Jimy Williams. We send our condolences to his family which includes his son Brady, Rays major league third base coach. Jimy is survived by his wife Peggy, sons Brady and Shawn, and daughters

Rays name Minor League coaching staffs for 2024

January 23, 2024

The Tampa Bay Rays have named the minor league on-field coaching and medical staffs for the 2024 season. Below are the organizational changes for minor league managerial roles:

  • Triple-A Manager Morgan Ensberg, spent last season managing Double-A Montgomery
  • Double-A Manager Kevin Boles, spent last season managing the Princeton

Rays announce application details for Community Fund Grant

January 18, 2024

The Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund have announced details for the annual Community Fund Grant program. The Community Fund Grant program will accept applications beginning on January 18 and will close on Friday, March 15. The Rays Baseball Foundation Community Fund Grant program provides assistance to local nonprofits

RAYS ANNOUNCE NEW HIRES AND PROMOTIONS ACROSS BUSINESS AND BASEBALL OPERATIONS

January 17, 2024

The Tampa Bay Rays have announced internal promotions, new hires and title changes across various departments, including baseball operations, stadium operations, human resources, community engagement, grounds crew, marketing, fan experience and strategy & analytics. There are also title changes and promotions among the Major League team staff.

Rays agree to terms with eight players for 2024

January 11, 2024

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to terms for the 2024 season with eight of their 10 arbitration-eligible players: right-handed pitchers Shawn Armstrong, Aaron Civale, Zack Littell and Drew Rasmussen, left-handed pitchers Shane McClanahan and Colin Poche, outfielder Randy Arozarena and infielder Isaac Paredes. The Rays will proceed

RAYS ACQUIRE RICHIE PALACIOS FROM CARDINALS

January 5, 2024

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired outfielder Richie Palacios from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for right-handed pitcher Andrew Kittredge. Palacios, 26, hit .258/.307/.516 (24-for-93) with six doubles, six home runs and 16 RBI in 32 games for the Cardinals last season. He was acquired from Cleveland

Rays acquire José Caballero from Mariners

January 5, 2024

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired infielder José Caballero from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for outfielder Luke Raley. Caballero, 27, hit .221/.343/.320 (51-for-231) with nine doubles, one triple, four home runs and 26 RBI over 104 games in 2023. His 26 stolen bases ranked second among American

RAYS ACQUIRE RYAN PEPIOT & JONNY DELUCA FROM DODGERS

December 16, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired right-handed pitcher Ryan Pepiot and outfielder Jonny DeLuca from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for right-handed pitcher Tyler Glasnow, outfielder Manuel Margot and cash considerations. Pepiot, 26, went 2-1 with a 2.14 ERA (42.0IP, 10ER) and 38 strikeouts in eight appearances

DODGERS ACQUIRE TYLER GLASNOW & MANUEL MARGOT

December 16, 2023

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired right-handed pitcher Tyler Glasnow and outfielder Manuel Margot from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for right-handed pitcher Ryan Pepiot and outfielder Jonny DeLuca. Additionally, Glasnow has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Dodgers for $136.5 million.

Rays and Rowdies announce 2023 Week of Giving events

December 8, 2023

Beginning on Monday, December 11, the Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies will share the magic of Rays baseball and Rowdies soccer with a week of holiday donations and events for local nonprofits and families in need this holiday season. Monday, December 11

  • Rays and Rowdies front office staff will

RAYS ANNOUNCE SINGLE-GAME TICKET INFORMATION AND HOME GAME TIMES FOR 2024 SEASON

Single-Game and $10 Tickets for Every Home Game Go on Sale on Thursday, December 7
November 29, 2023

The Tampa Bay Rays have announced single-game tickets for the 2024 season will go on sale to the general public in the MLB Ballpark app and at RaysBaseball.com on Thursday, December 7 at 10 a.m. In addition, $10 tickets will be available for every 2024 home game. The 2024 season

Rays acquire infielder Erick Lara and right-handed pitcher Andrew Lindsey from Marlins in exchange for infielder Vidal Bruján and RHP Calvin Faucher

November 17, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired infielder Erick Lara, right-handed pitcher Andrew Lindsey and a player to be named later in exchange for infielder Vidal Bruján and right-handed pitcher Calvin Faucher. Lara, 17, hit .305/.416/.445 (39-for-128) with eight doubles, two triples, two home runs and 32 RBI in

RAYS ADD TWO PLAYERS TO 40-MAN ROSTER

November 14, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have selected RHP Yoniel Curet and INF Austin Shenton to the 40-man roster. To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP Cooper Criswell and RHP Calvin Faucher have been designated for assignment. Curet, 21, was named Tampa Bay’s 2023 Organizational Pitcher of the Year

Yandy Díaz wins AL Silver Slugger Award

November 9, 2023

Yandy Díaz has been named the recipient of the AL Silver Slugger Award at first base. The announcement was made tonight by Louisville Slugger on MLB Network. Díaz is the first Rays hitter to win a Silver Slugger Award since OF Carl Crawford in 2010. He is the fourth player

Rays announce Michael Johns as first base coach

November 8, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have announced Michael Johns as their first base coach. “I am thrilled to congratulate and welcome Michael Johns to serve as our first base coach,” Manager Kevin Cash said. “He has had many roles within our organization, and I look forward to him bringing

RAYS ANNOUNCE COACHING STAFF CHANGES

October 17, 2023
  1. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have announced that first base coach Chris Prieto and assistant hitting coach Dan DeMent will not be returning in 2024. “I am appreciative of the hard work and commitment from Chris and Dan throughout the last two seasons. We wish them and their families

Rays announce player & baseball development promotions and title changes

October 13, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Tampa Bay Rays have made the following promotions and title changes impacting Player Development and Baseball Development. Additional Baseball Operations promotions and changes will be announced later this offseason: PLAYER DEVELOPMENT Name Updated Title (Previous Title) Blake Butera Senior Director, Player Development (Assistant Field Coordinator) George Pappas

Rays Announce 2023 Wild Card Series Roster

October 3, 2023

The Rays roster for the American League Wild Card Series against the Texas Rangers is below: PITCHERS (11): RHP Shawn Armstrong, RHP Aaron Civale, RHP Chris Devenski, LHP Jake Diekman, RHP Zach Eflin, RHP Pete Fairbanks, RHP Tyler Glasnow, RHP Andrew Kittredge, RHP Zack Littell, LHP Colin Poche, RHP Robert

Rays infielder Junior Caminero named MiLB Breakout Player of the Year

October 2, 2023

Rays infielder Junior Caminero was named 2023 Breakout Player of the Year during Minor League Baseball’s inaugural award show on Monday night. The other finalists for the award included Chicago-NL RHP Cade Horton and Milwaukee RHP Jacob Misiorowski. Caminero, rated by Baseball America as the game’s the No. 5 overall

Rays announce Postseason events throughout Tampa Bay region

September 25, 2023

The Tampa Bay Rays have announced events and activations on both sides of Tampa Bay leading up to the Postseason and during the American League Wild Card Series. Events will begin with Postseason Pop-Up Parties, taking place throughout the Tampa Bay region on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1.

Rays announce historic development and partnership

September 19, 2023

The Tampa Bay Rays announced today that a historic agreement has been reached with the City of St. Petersburg and Pinellas County to move forward with a new state-of-the-art ballpark and a transformational development by the Hines Historic Gas Plant Partnership on the 86-acre site where the team’s current stadium