Rays Press Releases
Rays sign first-round draft pick Garrett Whitley
The Tampa Bay Rays have signed outfielder Garrett Whitley, their first-round selection from the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft and the No. 13 pick overall.
Tampa Bay Rays, Archer and Good Sports Continue Partnership
In continuation of their partnership, the Tampa Bay Rays, starting pitcher Chris Archer and Good Sports presented a variety of new sports equipment to the St. Petersburg Police Athletic League in support of their growing youth sports program.
"Baseball from the Beginning: Tampa Bay" premieres on Sun Sports
Today, the Tampa Bay Rays are scheduled to premiere "Baseball from the Beginning: Tampa Bay," an original four-part series by Sunburst Productions about the people, communities and cultures that have contributed to the history of baseball in our region.
Rays Add Sister Hazel to 2015 Summer Concert Series
The Tampa Bay Rays have announced the addition of Sister Hazel to the 2015 Summer Concert Series with the artist slated to perform following the Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles game on Saturday, September 19.
Rays acquire 1B/OF Marc Krauss from Angels
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired left-handed-hitting first baseman/outfielder Marc Krauss from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Kyle Winkler. The Rays have optioned infielder Nick Franklin to Triple-A Durham, and Krauss will be selected to the major league roster for Friday's game.
Rays open three-team, 10-game homestand tonight
The Tampa Bay Rays return home to open a 10-game homestand beginning tonight against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Rays will face the Blue Jays (June 22-24) and the Boston Red Sox (June 26-28) in three-game series before hosting the Cleveland Indians (June 29-July 2) for four games.
Rays, the Urban Conga partner to create play at Tropicana Field
As a part of the Rays Up for Kids campaign, the Tampa Bay Rays have announced a new partnership with The Urban Conga collective group of creators who promote community activity and physical social interaction through "play."
Tampa Bay Rays Award $100,000 to Local Nonprofits
On Wednesday, June 10, the Tampa Bay Rays awarded a total of $100,000 to 20 local nonprofit organizations through the first cycle of the 2015 Community Fund Grant Program.
Rays select outfielder Garrett Whitley
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-The Tampa Bay Rays have selected outfielder Garrett Whitley from Niskayuna (N.Y.) High School with the No. 13 overall pick in the first round of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.