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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Rays Extend Yandy Díaz
Rays sign Yandy Díaz to three-year extension
20 min
102
Rays extend Pete Fairbanks
Rays sign Pete Fairbanks to three-year extension
23 min
103
Rays Extend Jeffrey Springs
The Rays Sign Jeffrey Springs to Long-Term Extension
25 min
104
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
105
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
106
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
107
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
108
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
109
Winter Meetings Leftovers - 12/9
Wrapping up with some of the last interviews from the Winter Meetings.
23 min
110
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
111
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
112
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
113
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
114
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
115
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
116
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
117
Erik Neander on Rays Roster Moves - 11/11
Erik Neander joins the show.
13 min
118
Rays Off-Season and World Series Review - 11/7
Rays Off-Season and World Series Review With Dave Wills, Andy Freed and Chuck Ricci - 11/7
43 min
119
World Series Preview & Rays Offseason Outlook
Marc Topkin joins the show to preview the World Series with Neil, and they take a look toward the Rays offseason.
23 min
120
Introducing New Bullpen Coach Jorge Moncada - 1...
Introducing New Bullpen Coach Jorge Moncada Featuring Rays Pitching Coach Kyle Snyder - 10/18
23 min
121
2022 Season Wrap-up with Erik Neander
Neil sits down with Erik Neander to talk about the Rays 2022 season and with Jeff McLerran to discuss the season in the minors
35 min
122
Postseason Preview - 10/6
Postseason Preview - 10/6
15 min
123
Peter Bendix, Stan Boroski & More - This Week i...
Peter Bendix, Stan Boroski, Paul Harker, Miles Mastrobuoni, Marc Topkin & Mason Auer - This Week in Rays Baseball 10/2
49 min
124
Clubhouse Clinch Celebration - 9/30
Neil live from the Rays clubhouse as the champagne flows following Tampa Bay clinching a postseason spot in Houston!
75 min
125
Shane McClanahan, Kyle Snyder & More - This Wee...
Shane McClanahan, Kyle Snyder, Dave Wills, Todd Kalas, Blake Butera, Jeff Smith, Carson Williams & Junior Caminero.
49 min