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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Countdown To Opening Day - Ep 2
Neil is joined by infielder Brandon Lowe & President of Baseball Operations Erik Neander on the week's episode of Countdown to Opening Day.
23 min
102
25th Anniversary - Episode 2
Neil is joined by John Higgins & Robert Bennett
33 min
103
Week One Rays ST Recap
Week One Rays ST Recap
33 min
104
Countdown to Opening Day - Ep 1
Dave & Andy are joined by manager Kevin Cash & President Brian Auld to talk all things Rays, from Spring Training to ballpark updates.
54 min
105
25th Anniversary - Episode 1
Neil introduces the 25th Anniversary Podcast.
30 min
106
Spring Training Press Conference
Peter Bendix, Erik Neander and Kevin Cash answer questions from the media at the Rays Spring Training opening press conference.
21 min
107
Kyle Snyder Ridealong
Learn about Kyle Snyder's unique way of connecting with players as we take you behind the scenes.
17 min
108
Rays Staff Participating in WBC
8 members of the Rays staff are involved in the WBC
56 min
109
Mayor Selects Hines + Rays Proposal
St. Petersburg Mayor Selects Hines + Rays Proposal
36 min
110
Rays Extend Yandy Díaz
Rays sign Yandy Díaz to three-year extension
20 min
111
Rays extend Pete Fairbanks
Rays sign Pete Fairbanks to three-year extension
23 min
112
Rays Extend Jeffrey Springs
The Rays Sign Jeffrey Springs to Long-Term Extension
25 min
113
Minor League Staff Overview
Neil chats w/ Michael Johns, Blake Butera, Jared Sandberg, Jim Paduch & Alberto Bastardo about changes to 2023 Rays Minor League staff.
45 min
114
Erik Neander & Steve Miller - 1/17
Neil chats w/ Ray's President of Baseball Operations about arbitration & Head of International Scouting about the 24 international signings.
25 min
115
Peter Bendix, Andy Freed & More - 1/12
Neil is joined by Rays General Manager Peter Bendix, broadcaster Andry Freen and does broadcast coordinator Becca Carney for a fan mailbag.
30 min
116
Inside look at the Hines + Rays proposal for th...
Hear from: Brian Auld and Melanie Lenz - Rays Michael Harrison - Hines Dawn Gunter - Gensler Evrald Colas - Storyn Studio Anddrikk Frazier - Best Source Consulting Gwendolyn Reese - African American Heritage Association of St. Petersburg Florida Incorporated View our proposal here: https://www.stpete.org/Residents/Current%20Projects/Gas%20Plant/Hines-Rays%20-%20ADA.pdf
28 min
117
Rays Make Eflin Signing Official - 12/13
Neil is joined by pitcher Zach Eflin who just signed a 3-year contract with the Rays.
22 min
118
Winter Meetings Leftovers - 12/9
Wrapping up with some of the last interviews from the Winter Meetings.
23 min
119
Winter Meetings Recap - 12/7
Ray's President of Baseball Operations Erik Neander and Manager Kevin Cash sit down with Neil to discuss the Winter Meetings. Fred McGriff also joins the show to talk about his election into the Hall of Fame. Dave and Andy round things out with their reactions to all the deals being made and what they expect from the Rays.
45 min
120
Hall of Famer Fred McGriff - 12/6
Tampa native and former Devil Ray Fred McGriff sits down with Neil to discuss being elected to the Hall of Fame 2023 Class, what his career meant to him and more.
11 min
121
Winter Meetings Preview - 12/2
Neil previews the upcoming Winter Meetings and reacts to the Rays recent acquisition. He chats with Rays General Manager Peter Bendix, Head of Minor League Operations Jeff McLarren, Community Development Manager William Wetzel and does a mailbag segment with Broadcast Coordinator Becca Carney.
37 min
122
Rays President of Baseball Operations Erik Nean...
Erik Neander on a busy week of transactions, plus prospect Curtis Mead joins the show after being added to the Rays roster
26 min
123
The Rays Add 5 to The 40-man
Yesterday was decision day (6 p.m.) for MLB teams to protect players from the Rule 5 draft and the Rays were pretty active. Neil chats with Peter Bendix, as well as recent additions to the 40-man Taj Bradley and Colby White.
34 min
124
The Rays Announce Coaching Staff Moves
The Rays have formally announced coaching staff moves with Rodney Linares from 3B to bench coach, Brady Williams from Durham Manager to 3rd base coach and Tomas Francisco from catching coordinator to MLB Field Coordinator.
29 min
125
Rays Hire Jon Daniels & Announce Baseball Opera...
New Senior Advisor Jon Daniels joins Neil to chat about him joining the Rays front office. Plus, GM Peter Bendix discusses additional promotions in the Baseball Operations department.
28 min