Tampa bay Rays

AP Source: Rays Plan Furloughs of Some Full-Employees

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are the first Major League Baseball team known to plan furloughs of some full-time employees because of the coronavirus pandemic, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.


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


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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