Tampa Bay Rays Podcast

“This Week in Rays Baseball” features Chris Adams-Wall bringing you in-depth interviews that help you get to know Rays players, coaches, and executives on a personal level, plus weekly news and notes. “Here To Stay” will bring you an inside look into all the latest information and insight from the people closest to the Historic Gas Plant District Development Project.

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Season Preview: This Week in Rays Baseball
A packed show with Chris Archer, Alex Colome, GM Erik Neander, Chad Mottola and Jim Hickey.
23 min
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4/2/17: Game Recap: Recap: TB 7, NYY 3
4/2/17: The Rays strike early to win on Opening Day. Rays manager Kevin Cash talks about the high-scoring offense and Chris Archer discusses his stellar start.
9 min
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3/29/17: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays were able to pull off a late spring trade, bringing in Peter Bourjos from the Chicago White Sox. MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Rays reporter Bill Chastain discuss where Bourjos fits into the outfield situation and if Jake Bauers could make it to the big leagues in the near future. Chastain also catches up with Kevin Cash to talk about the biggest obstacle the team faces in order to compete this season.
11 min
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3/26/17: This Week in Rays Baseball
Rays GM Erik Neander & Steven Souza join our final episode of Countdown to Opening Day as there's a lot to be decided.
22 min
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3/24/17: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
To the surprise of no one, Chris Archer will be on the mound Opening Day for the Rays. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain break down Archer's performance in camp and discuss why he was the logical choice. They also explain why the team and Kevin Kiermaier signed a brand new six year pact to keep him in a Rays uniform.
11 min
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Countdown to Opening Day - Longoria
Two power bats in the Rays' lineup joined Neil Solondz. Catch Evan Longoria and Corey Dickerson on Countdown to Opening Day.
22 min
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3/16/17: This Week in Rays Baseball
Evan Longoria, Willy Adames, Casey Gillaspie and Marc Topkin join This Week in Rays Baseball.
18 min
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3/15/17: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
Could Mallex Smith make the Opening Day roster? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain discuss Smith's performance in camp and why he could be the left fielder for Opening Day. They also break down some of the young pitchers that could help the club in 2017.
9 min
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3/8/17: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
Chris Archer is slated to start the WBC opener for Team USA. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain discuss how he has looked this spring and how excited he is to pitch for his country. They also chat about Alex Cobb and his search for consistency in his delivery.
8 min
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Countdown to Opening Day 3/8/17
Brad Miller and Tom Foley join this week's show as we close in on Opening Day.
23 min
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3/8/17: This Week in Rays Baseball
Joining Neil this week: Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Luke Maile and Jesus Sucre.
19 min
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Countdown to Opening Day 3/5/17
Chris Archer and Jim Hickey join this week's show to discuss the upcoming season
22 min
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3/2/17: This Week in Rays Baseball
With games underway, Neil chats all things Rays with Marc Topkin and prospects Jake Bauers and Jamie Schultz.
20 min
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2/28/17: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays are depending on their starters to pitch well if they have any chance of competing in 2017. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain break down how the pitchers in the rotation are throwing through the first week of Spring Training and the guys that are competing for the middle infield positions.
11 min
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Countdown to Opening Day - Duffy
Shortstop Matt Duffy and hitting coach Chad Mottola join Neil this week. Listen Saturday & Sunday at 12:30 on 620 WDAE & RaysBaseball.com/Radio
23 min
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2/23/17: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
Who will be the Opening Day catcher for the Rays? MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Rays reporter Bill Chastain break down the guys that could be spending the most time behind the plate and if Chris Archer can finally have that great breakthrough season.
10 min
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2/21/17: This Week in Rays Baseball
Marc Topkin, Ryan Yarbrough and David Carpenter join Neil Solondz in Rays camp on This Week in Rays Baseball
21 min
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2/17/17: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
When can we expect to see Wilson Ramos in a Rays uniform? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain break down the timetable for Ramos' return and look at the other internal options the team has at catcher to start the season.
8 min
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Cobb & Cash on Rays Radio
Alex Cobb and Kevin Cash join this week's program after pitchers and catchers reported to Port Charlotte this week.
53 min
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Countdown to Opening Day 2/9/17
Kevin Kiermaier joins Dave Wills & Andy Freed on the debut of Countdown to Opening Day. This group combines for two Gold Glove winners.
54 min
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2/9/17: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
What would the perfect season look like for the Rays? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain discuss how the starting rotation would have to improve over last season's results and new outfielder Colby Rasmus would have to get the power bat going for the Rays to compete in 2017.
6 min
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2/6/17: This Week in Rays Baseball
Rays Senior VP Chaim Bloom, play-by-play man Andy Freed, and it's Truck Day with Neil Solondz
19 min
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2/2/17: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
Will 2017 be the year that Chris Archer truly becomes one of the dominant pitchers in the game? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain discuss what Archer needs to improve on and why this is such an important year for Alex Cobb.
9 min
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1/30/17: This Week in Rays Baseball
New Rays outfielder Colby Rasmus, Steven Souza Jr., Corey Dickerson and Ryne Stanek join Neil this week.
15 min
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1/27/17: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
Who fills the hole left at second base now that Logan Forsythe has been traded to the Dodgers? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain break down the candidates to play second base and what they think they can get out of Jose De Leon next season.
9 min