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Yoshi Tsutsugo
Looks good at hot corner
OFTampa Bay Rays
February 21, 2020
Tsutsugo looked good while taking grounders at third base Friday, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports. "He looked really comfortable over there," manager Kevin Cash said. "It's not the easiest setting, the turf is kind of matted down to where it's fast over there. Some of those guys that have been in camp the last couple years recognize that, but Yoshi did a good job."
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Oliver Drake
Flashes breaking ball in BP
PTampa Bay Rays
February 21, 2020
Drake, who threw his first live batting practice of spring Friday, was experimenting with a breaking pitch during the season, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Brendan McKay
Slowed by shoulder stiffness
PTampa Bay Rays
Shoulder
February 21, 2020
McKay hasn't thrown a live batting practice session yet as he's battling shoulder stiffness, though the issue isn't considered serious, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Charlie Morton
Impresses skipper in bullpen
PTampa Bay Rays
February 20, 2020
Morton appeared to be in "midseason form" during a 30-pitch live batting practice session Thursday, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Blake Snell
Shows off slider in bullpen
PTampa Bay Rays
February 20, 2020
Snell featured a revamped slider during his first live batting practice Thursday, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports. "He looked awesome; he looked really good," said Rays manager Kevin Cash. "I think he put some weight in his lower half to get stronger and it looked pretty easy today."
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Trevor Richards
Starting spring opener
PTampa Bay Rays
February 20, 2020
Richards will start Saturday's Grapefruit League opener against the Red Sox, Steve Carney of Sports Radio 620 WDAE reports.
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Tyler Glasnow
Impresses in batting practice
PTampa Bay Rays
February 19, 2020
Glasnow impressed in his first time facing live hitters Wednesday, a session during which he threw 25 pitches, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports. "He's worked hard," said manager Kevin Cash. "I was impressed. The effort level was good but it also was under control. You could tell by the way he was throwing so many strikes and his misses were just, just misses. You could tell by the hitters reactions that the stuff was coming out really, really hot."
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Hunter Renfroe
Stands out in BP
OFTampa Bay Rays
Foot
February 18, 2020
Renfroe (foot) cleared the fence nearly a dozen times during Tuesday's batting practice, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Kevan Smith
Chance at backup catching job
CTampa Bay Rays  NRI
February 18, 2020
Smith has a solid chance of securing the backup catching job this spring, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports. "[Kevan's] got major-league reps," said Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash. "He's caught for the White Sox, for the Angels. It's nice to have a guy that has enough under his belt and is confident enough to kind of been there, done that, through other camps."
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Kevin Kiermaier
Solid early returns with bat
OFTampa Bay Rays
February 17, 2020
Kiermaier, who made some changes to his stance and swing this offseason, has been consistently driving the ball to the opposite field in his first few batting practice sessions, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Jose Martinez
Working diligently on defense
OFTampa Bay Rays
February 17, 2020
Martinez, who's already been in Rays camp for a week, is working on his defense with third-base coach Rodney Linares on a daily basis, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Yonny Chirinos
Fitter as camp begins
PTampa Bay Rays
February 17, 2020
Chirinos, who has a solid chance of earning a rotation spot from the start of the season, arrived in camp 15 pounds lighter than his weight at the end of the 2019 campaign, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Nate Lowe
Drops weight in offseason
1BTampa Bay Rays
February 17, 2020
Lowe arrived in Rays camp nearly 20 pounds lighter than his season-ending weight of 245 pounds, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Aaron Loup
Looks healthy for camp
PTampa Bay Rays  NRI
February 17, 2020
Loup (elbow) was scheduled to throw a side session during Monday's workout, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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Joey Wendle
Feels healthy again
2BTampa Bay Rays
February 17, 2020
Wendle said Sunday that he enters spring training with no restrictions after an injury-plagued 2019 season, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Kevin Padlo
Sidelined by illness
3BTampa Bay Rays
Illness
February 16, 2020
Padlo isn't taking part in baseball activities due to an illness, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Brandon Lowe
Feeling healthy in spring
2BTampa Bay Rays
February 16, 2020
Lowe said Saturday that he feels fully healthy entering spring training after he missed much of the second half of the 2019 season while battling a quadriceps injury, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.
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Jose Alvarado
Encouraging bullpen session
PTampa Bay Rays
February 15, 2020
Alvarado threw an impressive bullpen session Friday, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Yoshi Tsutsugo
Projected for multiple positions
OFTampa Bay Rays
February 15, 2020
Tsutsugo, who arrived in camp Saturday, could be utilized in left field, at first base and as a designated hitter during his debut Rays campaign, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Hunter Renfroe
Feels 100 percent heading into camp
OFTampa Bay Rays
Foot
February 15, 2020
Renfroe (foot) says he feels fully recovered from the foot and ankle issues that have plagued him since last season, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports. "Everything is good, everything is fixed," Renfroe said. "I was going to the physical therapist and stuff like that and strengthening the ankle and getting it back to 100 percent, and now it feels like I never even had surgery, so that's great."
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Brooks Pounders
Invited to Rays camp
PTampa Bay Rays  NRI
February 14, 2020
Pounders signed with the Rays as a non-roster invitee Friday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Deck McGuire
Joins Rays
PTampa Bay Rays  NRI
February 14, 2020
McGuire signed a minor-league deal with the Rays on Friday that includes an invite to big-league camp, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Brendan McKay
Converting to standard schedule
PTampa Bay Rays
February 14, 2020
McKay will pitch on a standard five-day schedule this season, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Yonny Chirinos
Role not yet defined
PTampa Bay Rays
February 12, 2020
Chirinos may not be a full-time starter this season, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Ryan Yarbrough
Role not certain
PTampa Bay Rays
February 12, 2020
Yarbrough's role isn't certain heading into the season, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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