Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports or, “What can Luke Weaver learn from Michael Wacha?” Earlier this week in part one of this three part series, we identified a group of pitchers with similar pitch shape to the Rays new starter Michael Wacha. That group is Brandon Bielak, Max Scherzer, Griffin Canning, Luke Weaver, Tony Gonsolin, Zach Plesac, and Lance Lynn. In part two, … [Read more...] about Rays Trade Target: RHP Luke Weaver
Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Rays failed to land RHP Corey Kluber or RHP Joe Musgrove... What’s next? The Rays are in the hunt for at least one more top flight arm to add into the rotation now that Charlie Morton was granted free agency and Blake Snell was traded to the Padres. We have profiled some of the best options along the way, and … [Read more...] about What are the Rays waiting for?
Using this photo because I’d not seen this angle before and wanted an excuse. | Photo by Robert Gauthier/ Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Newly signed SS Carlos Colmenarez joins the top-20 after a special election. Previous winner, via Special Election... SS Carlos Colmenarez (L/R, 5’10 175, 17 in 2021) Signed in 2021 The Rays have bolstered efforts to strengthen … [Read more...] about 2021 DRaysBay Community Prospect List: No. 24
Anibal Sanchez and Julio Teheran will be throwing in front of scouts during a showcase today, and several teams will have personnel on hand. The list of confirmed attendees includes the Rays (as per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times), Twins (SKOR North’s Darren Wolfson), Marlins (MLB.com’s Christina De Nicola), and Mets (the New York Post’s Mike Puma). … [Read more...] about Rays Attend Sanchez/Teheran Showcase
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Studying platoon splits with Max Scherzer and the Many Strange Birds, part 2 Michael Wacha, signed for one year and $3 million, has been the biggest veteran addition to the Rays this offseason. It’s the type of deal a pitcher takes to partner up with a well-regarded pitching program when he’s looking to rebuild his value and sign a longer … [Read more...] about What can Michael Wacha learn from his comps?
Who you got: `05 vs `07; `00 vs `01; `04 vs `06; `03 vs -`16; `98 vs `99; `02 vs `14 Two weeks ago, we introduced the DRB “which Rays season was the all-time greatest?” bracket, a tournament style decider of which Rays season gets to rule them all. Check out the set-up and layout here if you missed, that, but otherwise, let’s get right in to the play-in round results, because … [Read more...] about DRB Bracket Madness: Rays seasons play-in round results