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Rays in listening phase entering winter meetings

Dec. 5, 2019 5:06 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays head into the upcoming winter meetings in the listening phase about ways to improve a roster that came within one win of reaching the American League Championship Series last season. "Do we have to do a lot of things? No," Rays senior vice president of baseball...

Rays non-tender OF Guillermo Heredia, making him free agent

Dec. 2, 2019 9:33 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays did not offer a contract for 2020 to outfielder Guillermo Heredia, making him a free agent Monday night. Heredia batted .225 with five homers and 20 RBIs in 89 games last season, his first with the Rays after spending the previous three with the Seattle...

Pirates hire Twins bench coach Derek Shelton manager

Nov. 27, 2019 3:23 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates’ leadership overhaul is complete. Pittsburgh hired longtime major league coach Derek Shelton as manager on Wednesday, the final piece of a new-look leadership following a last-place finish in the NL Central. Shelton replaces Clint Hurdle, who was fired on the final day...

Cherington on Pirates: scouting will drive success

Nov. 18, 2019 5:55 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Cherington earned three World Series rings with the Boston Red Sox, the last as general manager of the 2013 club that raced from worst to first. The challenge that lies ahead for Cherington with the Pittsburgh Pirates will be different. The market is smaller. So are the resources...

Tampa Bay GM Erik Neander voted MLB Executive of the Year

Nov. 11, 2019 10:33 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays general manager Erik Neander has been voted Major League Baseball's Executive of the Year. Tampa Bay was 96-66, the second-most wins in team history, despite a big league-low payroll of $66 million. The Rays beat Oakland in the AL wild-card game, then lost to Houston...

Arbitration: Hader, Urías eligible; García, Weaver just miss

Nov. 6, 2019 3:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee closer Josh Hader just made the cutoff for salary arbitration eligibility with 2 years, 115 days of major league service. Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Julio Urías also is on the list of 23 so-called Super 2s with 2 years, 117 days. The cutoff was down significantly from 2...

Pirates exercise 2020 options on Marte, Archer

Nov. 4, 2019 6:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates have exercised their 2020 options on pitcher Chris Archer and center fielder Starling Marte. Archer is scheduled to make $9 million next season and Marte $11.5 million following Pittsburgh's decisions Monday. A 31-year-old right-hander, Archer has struggled since joining the...