Rays has potential buyers, both domestic and relocation, interested in the franchise: Sourcing

With the Rays looking closer than ever to completing their 15-year quest for a new ballpark in the Tampa Bay area, their options are only multiplying. At least one local businessman is trying to buy the franchise, according to sources familiar with the discussions who have been granted anonymity until they can speak candidly. The … Read more

The league-leading Rays get 3 home runs, and beat the Brewers 8-4

street. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Harold Ramirez, Yandy Diaz and Christian Bethancourt defeated the league-leading Tampa Bay Rays against the Milwaukee Brewers 8-4 on Saturday. Zach Evelyn (6-1) allowed three runs and four hits and struck out eight for the Rays (34-14), who improved to 21-3 at home runs this season. Despite a great start, … Read more

MLB’s trendiest pitch, the sweeper, has its problems—but with familiar fixes

fluff. God’s hand. sweeper. Zombie. ride slide. Newer baseball has many different names, but mostly one format. It is slippery and, due to the way the seams are positioned, does not fall as far as speculators might expect it to. The result is a very sideways ball break that hitters swing under. Here’s a good … Read more