Shane Baz: Rays 2021 Minor League Player Of The Year
Shane Baz committed himself at the alternate site in 2020 and emerged in 2021 as the best pitcher in a loaded Rays farm system.
Taj Bradley Shows Marked Improvement
The 2018 fifth-rounder has stood out in his first year of full-season ball, both for his stuff and work ethic.
Austin Shenton Makes Quality Contact
The Rays like the offensive upside potential of lefthanded-hitting third baseman Austin Shenton, whom they acquired from the Mariners in a trade deadline swap of big league relievers.
A Pair Of Small Rays Trades Yield 2021 Breakouts
The Rays hunt upside in trades, always, and two of the organization's smaller recent deals have yielded emerging prospects Curtis Mead and Peyton Battenfield.
Shane Baz Widens His Repertoire
The power righthander has widened his repertoire. The next steps are to command all his offerings and sequence them for maximum effect.
Tristan Gray Finds Ways To Get Noticed
Despite being overshadowed by an impressive group of middle infield prospects, Gray still managed to turn heads in spring training.
Shane McClanahan Will Work In Minor League Rotation
After becoming the first pitcher to make his MLB debut in the postseason, the 23-year-old lefthander will work as a starter in the minors.
Greg Jones Enjoys Competition At Big League Camp
The 2019 first-rounder competed among a talented group of middle infielders in the Rays' organization.
Taylor Walls Combines Skills And Intangibles
The Rays love the defensive value and versatility Walls brings in addition to his quality bat and strong baserunning.
Luis Patiño's Proximity Is Key
The Rays focused on the athletic 21-year-old righthander when they dealt ace Blake Snell to the Padres.