Tag Archives: Mallex Smith

Posted on November 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The first major trade of the baseball offseason is about to be finalized, and not surprisingly, it involves the Seattle Mariners, who have been kings of the trade under GM Jerry Dipoto. The Mariners are set to trade catcher Mike Zunino, outfielder Guillermo Heredia, and pitching prospect […]

Posted on April 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Things could be about to go from bad to worse for the Tampa Bay Rays. On Monday, the Rays placed center fielder Kevin Kiermaier on the DL with a torn ligament in his right thumb. It’s an injury that will force Kiermaier to undergo surgery and keep […]

Posted on March 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Tampa Bay Rays were not far away from a playoff spot last season. However, they made several moves over the winter that weren’t necessarily aimed at being competitive in 2018. Was there a method to Tampa Bay’s madness this offseason or did they doom themselves to […]

Posted on July 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Colby Rasmus will not be returning to the team this season. Rasmus, who has been on the DL since June 23 with a hip injury, has informed the Rays that he has decided to “step away from baseball.” This does not appear to […]

Posted on June 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier will miss the next two months with a hip injury. Rays manager Kevin Cash confirmed on Friday that Kiermaier has a hairline fracture in his right hip. He will not need to undergo surgery for the injury. However, it will […]

Posted on March 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Less than a week before opening day, the Tampa Bay Rays are still putting the finishing touches on their opening day roster. Early Tuesday, the Rays acquired outfielder Peter Bourjos in a trade with the Chicago White Sox for cash considerations. Bourjos has had a strong spring […]

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