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Rays sign Corey Kluber to one-year, $8 million deal, per report

The two-time Cy Young Award winner joins his fourth team in four seasons.

Rays sign Wander Franco to long-term extension, per report

Franco will be guaranteed $182 million and could earn up to $223 million.

Mariners acquire Diego Castillo from Rays

The Mariners add a fireballing right-hander to replace Kendall Graveman.

Rays acquire Nelson Cruz from Twins

Minor league pitcher Calvin Faucher also heads to the Rays, while pitching prospects Joe Ryan and Drew Strotman go to the Twins.

The Rays select Cooper Kinney 34th overall in the 2021 MLB Draft

The Rays take a high school infielder with their second pick.

Rays’ Tyler Glasnow diagnosed with partial UCL tear, flexor strain

The Rays’ ace suffers a injury that puts the rest of his season in doubt.

Rays trade Willy Adames to Brewers in four-player deal, per report

The Rays deal a key member of their AL pennant-winning core.

Angels acquire Hunter Strickland from Rays

Strickland, who has had an impressive bounce-back season in Tampa, will look to boost a depleted Angels ‘pen.

Rays bring back Mike Zunino on one-year deal with option for 2022, per report

The AL champs bring back their starting catcher.

Rangers acquire Nate Lowe from Rays in six-player deal

Lowe, who has struggled to get consistent at-bats in Tampa, should get a bigger opportunity in Texas.

Rays decline 2021 options on Charlie Morton, Mike Zunino

In a time-honored tradition, the Rays voluntarily parted ways with two of their most impactful postseason performers.

MLB suspends Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman three games; Aaron Boone, Kevin Cash receive one-game bans

Chapman gets disciplined after throwing a 101 MPH pitch at the head of the Rays’ Mike Brosseau.

The Rays select RHP Nick Bitsko 24th overall in the 2020 MLB Draft

The Rays select the young right-hander, who played just two seasons of varsity baseball.

Rays acquire Manuel Margot, Logan Driscoll from Padres for Emilio Pagán, per report

The Rays add to their surplus of center fielders while dealing their closer.

Cardinals, Rays close to deal involving Matt Liberatore, per report

One of the top pitching prospects in baseball is heading to the Cardinals organization.

Padres to acquire Tommy Pham from Rays for Hunter Renfroe, Xavier Edwards, per report

The Padres’ near constant game of outfield musical chairs continues.

Red Sox hire Chaim Bloom as new head of baseball operations, per report

Bloom will have the chance to bring his small-market creativity to a big-market franchise.

Marlins acquire Ryne Stanek, Jesus Sanchez from Rays for Trevor Richards, Nick Anderson, per report

The Marlins get The Opener™️ in a four-player deal from the Rays.

Rays’ Blake Snell to undergo arthroscopic elbow surgery

Snell’s career-worst season takes another unfortunate turn.

Rays to call up Brendan McKay on Saturday, per report

The No. 4 overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft is set to make his major-league debut this weekend.

Rays given permission to explore becoming two-city team

In a bizarre turn of events, the Rays could begin splitting their seasons between Tampa/St. Pete and Montreal.

MLB trade rumors and news: Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will finally be in the majors on Friday

Toronto’s top prospect will make long-anticipated debut against the Athletics.

Rays’ Joey Wendle sustains fractured right wrist

The rough start to 2019 continues for the fourth-place finisher in 2018 AL Rookie of the Year voting.

Rays place Blake Snell on injured list with fractured toe

The reigning AL Cy Young winner is expected to miss only one start.

Rays sign Blake Snell to five-year, $50 million extension

Extension SZN continues, with last year’s AL Cy Young winner being the latest player to get rewarded.

Rays sign Avisail Garcia to 1-year deal

Tampa Bay brings in right-handed bat to add to its bench.

Dodgers acquire Jaime Schultz from Rays for prospect Caleb Sampen

The Dodgers will once again try to turn another team’s unheralded reliever into a key member of their bullpen.

MLB Trade Rumors and News: Mets sign Ramos to 2-year deal, Nationals come to terms with Adams

This weekend a good one if you love baseball, hate nonsense, and are finally glad the Mets signed a danged catcher.

Winners and Losers of the 2018 MLB Winter Meetings

We take a look back at this week and see which players, teams, and GMs had a good or bad week in Las Vegas

MLB Trade Rumors and News: Mariners acquire Edwin Encarnacion in 3-team deal to end Winter Meetings

Seattle has a new slugger in town, thanks to the amazing work of GM Jerry Dipoto from his hospital bed.

Twins claim C.J. Cron off waivers from Rays

The Twins already had a surplus of first base/DH depth, but adding a guy coming off a 30-homer season is always nice.

MLB Trade Rumors and News: Red Sox strike one-year deal with Steve Pearce

From unwanted to World Series MVP, follow your dreams and you could Steve Pearce yourself too. Also, remember this nice calm time fondly once the trade deals start flying.

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