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Rays pitching prospect Honeywell has elbow procedure

May. 21, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Brent Honeywell had a decompression procedure on his right ulnar nerve and is set to begin strength and mobility exercises. Dodgers head team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache performed the procedure on the 25-year-old right-hander in Los Angeles on...

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles. Rays All-Star pitcher Blake Snell says he  will not take the mound this year if his pay is cut further, proclaiming: “I’m not playing unless I get mine.” the 2018 AL Cy Young Award winner said on a Twitch stream Wednesday, May 14 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Rays' Blake Snell says 'I’m not playing unless I get mine'

May. 14, 2020 1:24 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays All-Star pitcher Blake Snell says he will not take the mound this year if his pay is cut further, proclaiming: “I’m not playing unless I get mine.” “I’m not splitting no revenue. I want all mine,” the 2018 AL Cy Young...

Rays minor leaguer talks about killings of 3 family members

May. 4, 2020 9:30 PM EDT

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguer Blake Bivens says he learned through social media of the deaths of three family members last summer. Speaking publicly for what is believed to be the first time about the Aug. 28 deaths of wife Emily, 1-year-old son Culle and mother-in-law Joan Bernard,...

AP source: Rays plan furloughs of some full-employees

Apr. 29, 2020 5:52 PM EDT

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. Temporary cost-cutting measures will take effect on Saturday, the...