Leading up to the release of the 2017 Top 100 Prospects list, MLBPipeline.com looks at baseball's top 10 prospects at each position. Here are baseball's best 10 first base prospects.
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After being named the Rays' top prospect by MLBPipeline.com, 21-year-old shortstop Willy Adames is ready for the next step of attending Spring Training as a member on the 40-man roster.
The baseball world mourned the unexpected deaths of Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and third baseman Andy Marte on Sunday. Ventura, 25, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Marte, 33, also died in a separate car crash Sunday in the Dominican Republic.
After enhancing their outfield depth this offseason, the Rays cleared some of the excess on Wednesday, trading Mikie Mahtook to the Tigers for a player to be named or cash considerations.
The Tampa Bay area will always have reason to thank Fred McGriff for returning home to provide leadership during the expansion Devil Rays' first season. But thoughts of celebrating his election to the Hall of Fame have steadily dwindled over the past decade.
Stay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Premier leadoff man Tim Raines, Astros slugger Jeff Bagwell and strong-armed backstop Ivan Rodriguez have been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
The Rays are on the verge of signing free-agent reliever Shawn Tolleson, according to a report by the Tampa Bay Times. The club has not confirmed the report.
Who do the Rays have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Tampa Bay's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Leading up to the release of the 2017 Top 100 Prospects list, MLBPipeline.com looks at baseball's top 10 prospects at each position, starting with the best right-handed pitching prospects.
The Rays have agreed to terms for the 2017 season with nine of their 10 arbitration-eligible players.
Drew Smyly will be heading west after the Rays traded the left-hander to the Mariners as part of a four-player deal.
Throughout the offseason, the baseball world has waited for the Rays to trade one of their coveted starting pitchers. That became a reality Wednesday, when they sent Drew Smyly to the Mariners.
Can Kevin Kiermaier avoid injury in 2017? Will his offense catch up to his stellar defense? Beat reporter Bill Chastain addresses this and more in the Inbox.
Free-agent outfielder Colby Rasmus is close to signing a deal with the Rays, pending a physical, according to a Major League source.
Despite the frigid temperatures throughout many big league cities, Major League Baseball's announcement Tuesday of the first workout dates of Spring Training should be enough to warm the hearts of baseball fans everywhere.
Former Rangers pitcher Jackie Brown, who was known as the "Oklahoma Curveballer" and later became a Major League pitching coach for three organizations, has passed away after a long illness. He was 73.
Rays president Brian Auld announced several personnel moves within the organization Monday.
How will Corey Dickerson factor into the Rays' 2017 lineup? Beat reporter Bill Chastain answers this and more in the latest Inbox.
Let the building begin. On Thursday morning, the Rays began the construction for the five-week build of a Habitat for Humanity home for a family of six. The effort is part of the organization's "Rays Up for Our Community" program.
A little more than one month remains before the Rays report to Port Charlotte, Fla., for Spring Training, and there might not be as much offseason work left to do as one would think.
The Rays faced an interesting situation entering the offseason. The good news was they were set at almost every position. The bad news was most of those players were part of a 68-win season.
A 2016 season that the Rays expected to be promising turned sour in the first half, resulting in 12 fewer wins than the previous season. Yes, the Rays experienced a serious rash of injuries, but Matt Silverman, Rays president of baseball operations, didn't use that as an excuse for the outcome.
The American League champion Indians were just one of 15 teams in the AL, and each one had its own Game of the Year. In consultation with the MLB.com beat reporters for every team, here are the best individual games for each AL club during another fantastic year in Major League Baseball.
The sound inside Tropicana Field was familiar, even if the source and time of year were different. Cowbells clanged through the Trop throughout pregame festivities and every time Miami (Ohio) faced a third down. They rattled whenever the Mississippi State Bulldogs drove into the end zone or popped a kick through the uprights.
Todd Kalas is leaving the Rays' broadcast team to become the Astros' new play-by-play announcer on ROOT Sports Southwest.
Will Matt Duffy fill the hole at shortstop? Was the Wilson Ramos deal worth it? Beat reporter Bill Chastain has answers in the Inbox.
The Rays added depth on Thursday when they signed seven players to Minor League contracts, each with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.
Recently, MLB.com caught up with Luke Maile, who shared some of his Christmas memories in the following Q&A.
Former Rays hitting coach Steve Henderson highlighted Tuesday's announcements of Tampa Bay's 2017 Minor League on-field coaching and medical staffs.
Piecing together a bullpen is one of the Rays' top offseason priorities. Among their options are three internal candidates, who just might find their way into the mix. First is right-hander Ryne Stanek, who stands 6-foot-4 and weighs 180 pounds and throws 100 mph.