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Cardinals Deal Pham to Rays As Trading Deadline Arrives

The St. Louis Cardinals have traded outfielder Tommy Pham to the Tampa Bay Rays for three minor league players, outfielder Justin Williams, left-handed pitcher Genesis Cabrera and right-handed pitcher Roel Ramirez.

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Watch: Obama Cheered in Havana at Rays-Cuban National Game

President Barack Obama was greeted Tuesday by cheers as he entered Estadio Latinoamericano in Havana, the site where the Tampa Bay Rays are taking on Cuba’s national baseball team. This trip to Cuba is the first by an MLB team since the Baltimore

Fidel Castro Baseball

Baseball Game Shows Obama, Castro Precisely What’s Missing in Cuba

The Tampa Bay Rays play the Cuban National Team on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in an exhibition game in Latinoamericano Stadium in Havana. Maybe next year the Cuban government permits their baseball team to travel to Tropicana Field in St. Pete to even this up as a home-and-home series. It would save fuel costs for a return trip, after all, and Cuba, like its army of prostitutes, really, really needs the money.

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Rays and Mariners Swap 6 Players in 1st Significant Trade of Offseason

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays have completed the first significant trade of the offseason, a six-player swap that sends infielder Brad Miller, first baseman Logan Morrison and pitcher Danny Farquhar to Tampa Bay for pitchers Nathan Karns and C.J. Riefenhauser, and minor league outfielder Boog Powell.