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Rays journal: Veteran catcher Derek Norris close to signing contract

BRADENTON — The Rays are adding a new frontline catcher in signing free agent Derek Norris, the Tampa Bay Times has learned.

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Tampa Bay Rays: Reportedly Sign Catcher Derek Norris

Never having enough depth at the catcher position, the Tampa Bay Rays have reportedly added another backstop to bolster that department with the signing

Rays’ Blake Snell kept a pledge, can he fulfill his promise?

PORT CHARLOTTE — He was in eighth grade and his grandmother was dying. Arlene Snell told her grandson that she believed he could be a pitcher in the major leagues.

Tampa Bay Rays Release David Carpenter

Despite a strong performance during Spring Training, the Tampa Bay Rays have decided to release reliever David Carpenter.

Pondering Stu Sternberg’s great ‘unknown at this point’

PORT CHARLOTTE —- Rays principal owner Stu Sternberg made a spring training appearance Thursday before his club played the Yankees.

Tampa Bay Rays Crowded Outfield Leading to Tough Decisions

The Tampa Bay Rays crowded outfield situation will lead to some tough decisions for manager Kevin Cash on who breaks camp with the team.

Rays owner still distracting press from stadium subsidy demands by wavering on stadium site

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Owner Stuart Sternberg doesn’t know what to expect from Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE — Where the Rays will be playing in five or six years is one question principal owner Stuart Sternberg is trying to answer.

Rays journal: Jake Bauers leaves with a bang as he heads to minor-league camp

PORT CHARLOTTE INF/OF Jake Bauers left his calling card with a two-run double Thursday against the Yankees just hours after being told he was reassigned to minor-league camp. • Bauers, one of eight players reassigned, hit .371 in 17 games with a .465 on-base percentage, an .857 slugging percentage, three doubles, one triple, four homers and 13 RBIs. •