Rays Press Releases
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Rays exercise 2015 option for Zobrist
The Tampa Bay Rays have exercised their 2015 club option for infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist.
10th annual Tampa Bay Walk Now for Autism Speaks, April 11 at Tropicana Field
The Central Florida Chapter of Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that the 10th annual Tampa Bay Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising and awareness event will take place on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Tropicana Field, home of Major League Baseball's (MLB) Tampa Bay Rays.
Stuart Sternberg statement regarding Joe Maddon
This morning, Tampa Bay Rays Principal Owner Stuart Sternberg issued the following statement regarding Joe Maddon's contract situation: "Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out in his current contract, a contract which was not scheduled to expire until after the 2015 season. We tried diligently and aggressively to sign Joe to a third contract extension prior to his decision. As of yesterday afternoon, Joe enabled himself to explore opportunities throughout Major League Baseball. He will not be managing the Rays in 2015. Joe has been our manager for nine seasons, and the foundation of success laid during his tenure endures. We thank him for all that he's meant to the organization."
Bloom, Neander named Vice Presidents, Baseball Operations
The Tampa Bay Rays have promoted Chaim Bloom and Erik Neander each to the position of Vice President, Baseball Operations. In their new roles, they will assist President, Baseball Operations Matt Silverman in all aspects of the department.
Rays announce executive leadership changes; Silverman, Auld assume new roles
The Tampa Bay Rays today announced a set of executive leadership changes.
Longoria named Rays nominee for 2014 Hank Aaron Award
Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media announced that Evan Longoria was named the Tampa Bay Rays nominee for the 2014 Hank Aaron Award.
Rays announce 2014 Minor League Award winners
The Tampa Bay Rays today named OF Johnny Field Minor League Player of the Year and LHP Blake Snell Minor League Pitcher of the Year.
Rays honor 2014 'Raymond James Community Impact Award' Winners
The Tampa Bay Rays and Raymond James Financial have announced the winners of the 2014 Raymond James Community Impact Award which recognizes non-profit organizations that have made a positive impact on the Tampa Bay community. Each recipient was honored during a pregame presentation prior to the Rays-Yankees game on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.
Evan Longoria nominated for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award
Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, today announced that Evan Longoria was named the Tampa Bay Rays 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet.