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.

Here to Stay: Tim Nickens
In episode 2, Neil is joined by Tim Nickens, a former journalist who serves as a communications consultant for clients including the Tampa Bay Rays. They discuss what fueled the community’s quest to pursue an MLB team in the 1980s, how the team got here and why it means so much that it’s here to stay.
15 min
Rays Trade Luke Raley & Andrew Kittredge
Chris Adams-Wall and MLB.com beat reporter Adam Berry discuss trading Luke Raley to the Mariners & Andrew Kittredge to the Cardinals.
23 min
Here to Stay: Ms. Gwendolyn Reese
Neil sits down with Ms. Gwendolyn Reese, President of the African American Heritage Association of St. Petersburg, to discuss the history of the Gas Plant Neighborhood and its importance regarding the development of the Historic Gas Plant District. For more information, visit: raysbaseball.com/heretostay
15 min
TRAILER: Here To Stay Series
The Tampa Bay Rays are here to stay! Explore how we got here and what the future holds for the team, the city of St. Petersburg, and the Tampa Bay area as a whole. For more information go to raysbaseball.com/heretostay
1 min
Rays Trade Tyler Glasnow to Dodgers
Chris Adams-Wall, Andy Freed, & Neil Solondz discuss the Glasnow/Margot trade with the Dodgers. Will there be any airing of grievances?
31 min
Winter Meetings Wrap-Up
Chris Adams-Wall is joined by Rays VPs of Baseball Operations Will Cousins & Carlos Rodriguez along with Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.
37 min
Kevin Cash From the Winter Meetings
Chris Adams-Wall is joined by Kevin Cash, Adam Berry, Chanda Lawdermilk & Kevin Ibach to chat all things Rays and Winter Meetings.
41 min
Erik Neander from the Winter Meetings
Chris Adams-Wall is joined by Rays President of Baseball Operations Erik Neander & East Coast Scout of the Year Bobby Heck.
29 min
Yandy Diaz & Michael Johns
Chris Adams-Wall hears from AL Silver Slugger Yandy Diaz & is joined by new first base coach Michael Johns.
26 min
Rays Off-season & World Series Review - 11/7
Chris Adams-Wall is joined by Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times to review the World Series, discuss the Rays off-season so far & more!
20 min
2023 World Series Preview
This Week in Rays Baseball with Chris Adams-Wall
35 min
2023 LCS Preview
Chris Adams-Wall is joined by Andy Freed & Neil Solondz to preview the LCS & more with special appearances from Chris Mueller & Becca Carney.
27 min
2023 Season Wrap-Up
Hear from Peter Bendix, Erik Neander & Kevin Cash to wrap-up the 2023 season & preview what's to come during the offseason.
28 min
Yandy Diaz & Dewayne Staats
Chris is joined by Yandy Diaz , Dewayne Staats, Courtney Ellison & Andy Freed on the final This Week in Rays Baseball of the 2023 season.
50 min
Curtis Mead & Xavier Isaac
Chris Adams-Wall is joined by Curtis Mead, MiLB award winners Xavier Isaac & Carson Williams, Brian Auld, Melanie Lenz & Michael Harrison.
52 min
This Week in Rays Baseball: Here to Stay
The Rays have announced a historic agreement has been reached with the City of St. Petersburg and Pinellas County to move forward with a new state-of-the-art ballpark and transformational development by the Hines Historic Gas Plant Partnership on the site of the current stadium. In this special podcast we’ll hear from Rays President Brian Auld, St. Peterburg Mayor Kenneth T. Welch, Senior Managing Director of Hines Michael Harrison, and the Rays Chief Planning and Development Officer Melanie Lenz.
40 min
Colin Poche & Peter Bendix
Chris Adams-Wall is joined by Colin Poche, Peter Bendix, Jason Leikam & Neil Solondz on This Week in Rays Baseball.
52 min
Andrew Kittredge & Michael Johns
Chris Adams-Wall is joined by Andrew Kittredge Michael Johns, Marc Topkin & Rich Hollenberg on This Week in Rays Baseball.
54 min
Randy Arozarena & Chad Mattola
Chis is joined by Randy Arozarena Chad Mattola, Morgan Ensberg & Doug Whaechter on This Week in Rays Baseball.
52 min
Brady North & Tricia Whitaker
This Week in Rays Baseball.
50 min
Aaron Civale & Kyle Snyder
This Week in Rays Baseball - 8/13
62 min
Tyler Glasnow & Erik Neander
Chris is joined by Tyler Glasnow, Dan Dement, Erik Neander & Marc Topkin on This Week in Rays Baseball.
52 min
Bob Stephenson & Brady Williams
Chris is joined by Bob Stephenson, Brady Williams, Andy Freed & Adam Berry on This Week in Rays Baseball.
43 min
Zack Littell & Jake Diekman
Zack Littell, Jake Diekman, and sculpter Steven Dickey who crafted the Evan Longoria & Akinori Iwamura statues
43 min
Jake Diekman & 2023 Draftees
Chris Adams-Wall is joined by Jake Diekman, The Rays 2023 draftees, Chuck Ricci and Peter Bendix on This Week in Rays Baseball.
47 min