Steve Carney wraps things up from the Winter Meetings in San Diego with the third and final top-tier free agent, third baseman Anthony Rendon, signing a seven-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels. Plus, VP of baseball development Peter Bendix stops by to discuss two things they each have a passion for: math and food.
The Winter Meetings continue from San Diego, and Steve Carney discusses the record for highest contract ever given to a pitcher being broken on consecutive days. Plus comments from Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg on Payroll and the split-city concept, and Tricia Whitaker of Fox Sports Sun on being a first-timer at the Winter Meetings.
Steve Carney is in San Diego for the Winter Meetings, and was there when the announcement was made that Stephen Strasburg signed his new contract with the Washington Nationals. How will this affect the rest of the free agent market? Plus comments from Rays GM Erik Neander and manager Kevin Cash, and VP of Baseball operations James Click tells you who too it the hardest when Tommy Pham was traded to San Diego.
If you've been looking for a Rays fix, it's coming soon, as Steve Carney will be broadcasting from the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego with news, rumors, interviews, and maybe a few surprises.
The 2019 Rays baseball season comes to an end with a 6-1 loss in Houston in Game 5 of the ALDS. Steve discusses the success the team showed all season long, plus announces that the podcast will be switching to a weekly show until the start of Spring Training.
The Rays get ready for another winner-take-all scenario, as they can eliminate the Houston Astros tonight with a win. Hear comments from both Tyler Glasnow and Blake Snell.
The Rays send the Houston Astros back to the Lone Star State without getting to celebrate at Tropicana Field. Hear from Tommy Pham and Willy Adames about getting to best Justin Verlander and go back to Minute Maid Park.
The Rays avoid being swept by the Astros by beating up Zack Greinke. We hear from manager Kevin Cash and outfielder Kevin Kiermaier about the win, plus Justin Verlander starts today on short rest, and Steve explains why that isn't a bad thing for Tampa Bay.
After falling behind two games to none to the Houston Astros, the Rays come home needing a win to keep their season alive and will turn of course to Charlie Morton to try and force a fourth game.
The Rays were dominated by Justin Verlander to the point that manager Kevin Cash turned his last name into a verb. We hear the Astros pitcher's response, plus Tyler Glasnow on his mistake to Jose Altuve and Blake Snell gets ready for Game 2 tonight
The American League Division Series between the Rays and the Houston Astros gets going this afternoon, and we hear from manager Kevin Cash as well as today's starter Tyler Glasnow
The Rays advance to the American League Division Series against the Astros and send the Oakland Athletics home for the winter thanks to a 5-1 win in the Wild Card game Wednesday. Hear from Rays skipper Kevin Cash as well as Yandy Diaz, whose big night powered Tampa Bay to victory.
As we get ready for the American League Wild Card game in Oakland, we hear from both manager Kevin Cash and starting pitcher Charlie Morton, who spoke Tuesday afternoon.
The Tampa Bay Rays finish the 2019 regular season with 96 wins, but drop the final two games of the year north of the border. Steve Carney puts a bow on the year and gets you ready for Wednesday's Wild Card game in Oakland
The Tampa Bay Rays fell victim to the post-celebratory hangover on the field, as after their loss to Toronto Saturday, learned they would have to travel to Oakland for Wednesday's Wild Card game.
The Tampa Bay Rays secured their first postseason appearance in six years Friday, defeating the Toronto Blue Jays and seeing the Cleveland Indians fall in Washington. Josh Tolentino of The Athletic joins Steve from Toronto to discuss the celebration and how the players want to make sure they have this celebration a couple of times this October.
The Rays begin their final series of the 2019 regular season in Toronto, which mirrors exactly what happened the last time Tampa Bay made the postseason in 2013. The only player who was on the Rays for that playoffrun, outfielder Kevin Kiermaier reminisces about waiting nearly a month between the end of the minor league season and his call-up in Game 163.
The Rays wrap up the home portion of the 2019 regular season with five wins in six games, including sweeping the New York Yankees.
The Rays continue to make a strong push for the postseason, beating the New York Yankees in a 12-inning pitcher's duel. Hear from outfielder Kevin Kiermaier, whose home run tied the game up. And with the Athletics losing and the Indians winning, all three teams are within a game of each other, so we look at the possibility that all three clubs end up tied for the two wild card spots.
The Rays looked to be asleep for the first three innings before turning on the juice and beating up the Red Sox in Monday's finale. Also, Albert Pujols' 2000th RBI has found a home.