Giants Land Matt Moore

Today, the Giants bolstered their rotation by adding unique southpaw Matt Moore from the Tampa Bay Rays, according to Joel Sherman. Now, this acquisition cost the Giants one major league ready infielder and two prospects. Moore will join a rotation that has struggled near the end with Matt Cain and Jake Peavy, but has a three headed monster with Bumgarner, Cueto, and Samardzija. Continue reading Giants Land Matt Moore

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Duffy And Prospects To The Rays For Moore

Today, the Rays ended Matt Moore’s tenure in Tampa Bay by shipping him to San Francisco, according to Joel Sherman. Also, according to Henry Schulman, Buster Olney, and Jeff Passan, the Rays will receive Matt Duffy, Lucius Fox, and Michael Santos for Matt Moore. Continue reading Duffy And Prospects To The Rays For Moore

Jonah Heim To The Rays

Today the Rays have parted ways with Steve Pearce, who has had a tremendous bounce back season. Now, Pearce is heading back to the team that gave him his first real chance in the MLB, the Baltimore Orioles. The Rays picked up Jonah Heim in this deal, who is currently in high Class-A. Heim was the Orioles 13th best ranked prospect, but has struggled at the plate this year by slashing .216/.300/.344 in 329 plate appearances. Continue reading Jonah Heim To The Rays

Rays Prospect Watch: Jacob Faria

By: Daniel Satter Today, I will talk about one of the Rays’ better pitching prospects in Jacob Faria (ranked ninth in the Rays’ farm system). Faria is 22 years old and is currently fighting for a job in the Rays’ bullpen. If he does not make the team, he will be sent to Durham (Triple-A) and be in the Bulls’ rotation, which is not a … Continue reading Rays Prospect Watch: Jacob Faria

Rays Add Another Piece

By: Daniel Satter Yesterday, the Rays signed right handed reliever Ryan Webb. Webb will receive a one-year deal worth $1 mil with loaded incentives. The Rays had a loaded 40-man roster, so they decided to move newly acquired starter Chase Whitley to the 60-day disabled list. Whitley is recovering from Tommy John surgery. The deal and roster move was reported by Marc Topkin of the … Continue reading Rays Add Another Piece