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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7/11/16: MLB.com Extras | Lance Carter
Former Devil Ray Lance Carter cherished his 2003 All-Star appearance. Rays reporter Bill Chastain caught up with the right-handed pitcher to hear some of his favorite memories from the game like watching Ichiro and what it was like coming back from two Tommy John surgeries and making the team.
6 min
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7/6/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
Alex Colome earned his first All-Star Game nod as he's been a huge lift for the Rays bullpen. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain spotlight Colome's quality and consistency from the bullpen, whether or not Chris Archer's improving on the mound and when Alex Cobb is expected to return after starting rehab on Wednesday.
9 min
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7/3/16: This Week in Rays Baseball
Neil Solondz is joined by Brad Miller, Brian Anderson of Fox Sports Sun, Durham Bulls manager Jared Sandberg and more
49 min
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6/28/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
23-year-old lefty Blake Snell picked up his first Major League victory last night against the Boston Red Sox. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain breakdown his start, which helped snap Tampa Bay's losing skid. They also discuss who might be representing the Rays at the 2016 All-Star Game.
10 min
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6/26/16: This Week in Rays Baseball
Logan Morrison in this week's featured guest, plus an update on the Rays Minor League squads and a chat with writer Hal Bodley.
48 min
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6/20/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays are in a position where picking up another outfielder might not be a bad idea. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain discuss Carl Crawford's value, how Chris Archer can get back on track and whether or not Kyle Schwarber could be a good fit in the future for this club.
11 min
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6/19/16: This Week in Rays Baseball
Neil Solondz chats with Tom Foley, Rays vice president of communications Rick Vaughn, Billy Bean. along with first round Draft pick Josh Lowe and his dad.
49 min
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6/16/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
For Blake Snell, it's not too much to expect the moon from him. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain talk about expectations for his second start and how Evan Longoria and Logan Morrison got their groove back.
11 min
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6/12/16: This Week in Rays Baseball
Neil Solondz chats with the Rays' 2016 Draft picks and Chase Whitley and Jonny Venters, who are two pitchers on the road to recovery from Tommy John surgery.
49 min
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6/7/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays are currently riding a four-game winning streak behind the AL Player of the Week, Evan Longoria. MLB.com's Tim McMaster talks with Rays reporter Bill Chastain about how the team, despite the numerous injuries they've suffered, is finding ways to win. They also break down the philosophy the Rays have in the 2016 MLB Draft and what to expect this year.
9 min
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6/5/16: This Week in Rays Baseball
Mikie Mahtook is this week's featured guest. Plus, Neil catches up with 2015 Draft picks Garrett Whitley and Chris Betts and looks ahead to the upcoming Draft with Rob Metzler and Jonathan Mayo.
49 min
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5/30/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays' starting pitching staff is starting to find its groove. MLB.com's Tim McMaster caught up with Rays reporter Bill Chastain to discuss how the team is improving overall, find out what the return of Brad Boxberger means for their future success and take a look ahead to the series vs. the Royals.
10 min
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This Week in Rays Baseball 5/29
Taylor Motter, Tyler Sturdevant, Ryan Garton, Brian Anderson of Fox Sports Sun and Soot Zimmer join this week's show.
49 min
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5/25/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
After losing Kevin Kiermaier to injury, how will the Rays make adjustments in the outfield? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Rays reporter Bill Chastain discuss why Mikie Mahtook could help ease the blow, spotlight Jake Odorizzi's five scoreless innings and first Major League hit and preview the upcoming series against the Yankees.
11 min
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5/22/16: This Week in Rays Baseball
Alex Cobb, Grant Balfour, Stephen Vogt, Doug Waechter of Fox Sports Sun and more join this week's program.
49 min
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5/17/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
How impactful could the Rays series with the Blue Jays be to each club's future success? MLB.com's Tim McMaster caught up with Rays reporter Bill Chastain to spotlight the series North of the border, what Tampa Bay expects from Taylor Motter and his golden locks, and whether or not Brad Boxberger's rehab is on schedule.
9 min
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5/15/16 This Week in Rays Baseball
Neil Solondz reviews the past week and chats with Charlie Montoyo, Matt Andriese and several former Rays baseball players.
53 min
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5/10/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays are sitting .500 on the season but can improve with runners in scoring position. MLB.com's Tim McMaster caught up with Rays reporter Bill Chastain to find out whether or not Logan Forsythe will be ready Tuesday and break down the platoon situation at first base with Logan Morrison and Steve Pearce.
11 min
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5/8/16: This Week in Rays Baseball
Our Mother's Day edition of This Week in Rays Baseball with Erasmo Ramirez, Rays SVP Melanie Lenz, multiple Dodgers with Rays' ties and more!
50 min
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5/3/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
Jake Odorizzi is still winless in 2016. MLB.com's Matt Waymire caught up with Rays reporter Bill Chastain to spotlight the right-hander and his low ERA, take a closer look at battery mates Curt Casali and Chris Archer, and whether or not Casali can be credited for Archer's bounceback.
4 min
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4/30/16: This Week in Rays Baseball
Steven Souza Jr., Stu Sternberg, Joey Rickard, Bill Shaikin and more join Neil Solondz this week.
48 min
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4/26/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
MLB.com's Matt Waymire caught up with Rays reporter Bill Chastain to take a closer look at Steven Souza's struggles, Drew Smyly's performance and spotlight Blake Snell's Major League debut.
12 min
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4/24/16: This Week in Rays Baseball
Neil catches up with Brad Boxberger, Andy Sonnanstine, Durham manager Jared Sandberg, Eddie Encina of the Baltimore Sun and more.
49 min
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4/18/16: MLB.com Extras | Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays are starting to head in the right direction. MLB.com's Tim McMaster caught up with Rays reporter Bill Chastain to spotlight Matt Moore's strong outing, Erasmo Ramirez's efficient performance working back to starter strength and whether or not there's reason to worry about Logan Morrison's offense.
8 min
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4/17/16: This Week in Rays Baseball
Desmond Jennings, Brian Anderson of Fox Sports Sun, Chris Sale and many more join Neil Solondz this week.
48 min