Rays place 3B Yandy Diaz on 10-day IL with hamstring tightness

The Rays have placed third baseman Yandy Diaz on the 10-day injured list, Juan Toribio of MLB.com tweets. Infielder Daniel Robertson will come up to take the roster opening. Diaz has been dealing with hamstring tightness that hasn’t resolved quite

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Mike Evans in for His Best Fantasy Football Season Yet in 2019

TAMPA, FL – DECEMBER 30: Wide receiver Mike Evans #13 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers waves to fans before the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Raymond James Stadium on December 30, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Will Vragovic/Getty

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Rays call up right-hander Jake Faria from Triple-A Durham

The Tampa Bay Rays have recalled right-hander Jake Faria from Triple-A Durham and demoted infielder Daniel Robertson, the team announced.  Faria makes his second appearance with the Rays this season, the first resulting in a scoreless two-inning outing against the

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The Rays may have another Cy Young contender in Charlie Morton

After a strong two-season run in Houston, right-hander Charlie Morton entered free agency last winter as one of the best starters available. Interest in Morton was widespread, thanks in part to the Astros’ decision not to issue him a qualifying offer, though

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10 NFL players creating buzz ahead of training camp

The NFL offseason has given many players an initial chance to make a good first impression heading into the summer months, and training camp. We’re focusing on 10 of the NFL players who have created significant positive buzz during OTAs

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Top Rays prospect Brent Honeywell suffers brutal elbow injury

Brent Honeywell, a top pitching prospect in the Tampa Bay Rays organization, suffered another brutal injury blow on Saturday. According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Honeywell suffered a bone fracture in his elbow during a bullpen session,

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Ndamukong Suh will not change jersey number because of Gerald McCoy

Ndamukong Suh has worn the same jersey number since he left the Detroit Lions to sign with the Miami Dolphins back in 2015, and he is not planning to find a new one out of respect for the man he

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Can Avisail Garcia continue to out-mash the competition?

The past is the past, so far as the Rays are concerned. What matters right now is that Garcia is seeing red and putting his contract in the black. But what happens when he returns to the open market this

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Panthers reportedly sign DT Gerald McCoy to one-year, $8 million deal

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network added that it was a one-year deal worth roughly $8 million. McCoy brings an impressive track record to the Panthers. He made the Pro Bowl every year from 2012-2017, was First-team All-Pro from 2012-2014

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Rays activate Yandy Diaz from 10-day injured list

The Rays announced some roster moves Sunday morning, including the activation of infielder Yandy Diaz from the 10-day injured list.  Nate Lowe, called up on Saturday from Triple-A, is on his way back to the minors in a corresponding move.  The

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Former SB champ convicted of stealing $100,000 from injured players

A Super Bowl champion with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, former NFLer Jameel Cook saw his career in the league come to an end back in 2008 after eight seasons. The former fullback is now in a lot of trouble with

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Rays issue statement about astonishingly low attendance

The Tampa Bay Rays have never been able to draw respectable attendance numbers no matter how good their performance is on the field, but that trend appears to be getting worse by the year. Attendance got so low this week,

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Watch: TB 6, CLE 3 – Meadows’ 4-hit game lifts Rays past Indians

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Gerald McCoy only considering signing with a contender

Gerald McCoy spent nearly a decade with the Buccaneers, who have not made the playoffs since 2007. As a result, he is prioritizing a certain type of team as a first-time free agent. McCoy said he plans to sign with

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Indians manager Terry Francona will not troll Rays manager again

Anyone hoping to see Terry Francona and the Cleveland Indians poke fun at Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash during their weekend series is out of luck. In the past, we’ve seen the Indians and Francona have some fun at

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Colts interested in Gerald McCoy

The market for Gerald McCoy is starting to take shape. The Colts “have a level of interest” in the defensive tackle, according to Mike Chappell of FOX 59. The Colts still have $58M available after a quieter-than-expected offseason, so they

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Watch: NYY 13, TB 5 – Yankees smack 13 runs in victory

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Jets latest team to show too much faith in wrong GM

Although the timing of the Jets’ dismissal of general manager Mike Maccagnan drew widespread scrutiny, this situation is not too much different from the Bills’ revamp two years ago. Both ousters occurred after a draft, each process ending with a

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Depleted at catcher, the Rays acquire Erik Kratz from Giants

The Rays have acquired catcher Erik Kratz and cash considerations from the Giants in exchange for either a player to be named later or cash, as per an announcement from San Francisco. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times was the

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Gerald McCoy: ‘I will be playing football somewhere’ in 2019

We’ve been hearing for several months that the Buccaneers have been looking to move on from veteran defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, but the front office hasn’t had much success finding a trade partner. Thanks to the uncertainty, the 31-year-old didn’t show up to

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Watch: NYY 7, TB 1 – Tanaka’s strong start leads Yankees to win

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Rays expected to activate slugger Austin Meadows on Friday

Rays outfielder Austin Meadows is expected to be activated from the 10-day IL prior to Tampa’s game with the Yankees on Friday, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.  Meadows will take the 25-man roster spot left open by

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