Austin Pruitt continues to be amazing, Chris Coghlan did something people are flipping out about, and Eric Thames hit another homer
Catch up on yesterday's Rays minor league action and get ready for today's games.
BALTIMORE — The intrigue and suspicions buzzed quickly around Camden Yards on Tuesday night when about 20 minutes before first pitch, rookie Austin Pruitt was seen warming up in the Rays bullpen rather than scheduled starter Erasmo Ramirez.
BALTIMORE — The answer to whether RF Steven Souza Jr. would miss any time after bruising a bone in his right elbow Monday jumping for a ball at the wall came early Tuesday.
Tonight: at Orioles7:05, Camden Yards, BaltimoreTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)
Manager Kevin Cash started lefty swinging 1B Logan Morrison against Orioles LHP Wade Miley saying he wanted to get him going, but it also seemed like a move to have better defense than putting Rickie Weeks — who DH'd — at first. It may be time to wonder if C Derek Norris is close to playing himself out of the starting job.
In consolidating their efforts earlier this month to purchase the Miami Marlins, Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter made for the ultimate political pairing - one titan of actual politics and one of baseball politics, the former governor of Florida and the most recognizable face in the game. The fact Bush was now a failed Republican presidential candidate and Jeter a retired player hardly mattered.
SAN FRANCISCO — Former Hernando High School baseball star Christian Arroyo's major-league debut didn't go so well — 0-for-4 in the San Francisco Giants' 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday.
The Rays are playing 48 games in 50 days.