Erik Neander

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Erik Neander, Kevin Cash: Rays have some of the answers

PORT CHARLOTTE — The fact that Rays general manager Erik Neander and manager Kevin Cash sat on the dugout roof and took questions in person from reporters in distanced seating at Tuesday’s spring training-opening media session was news in itself, given the past year’s reliance on Zoom interviews. Among some...
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Rays GM Erik Neander discusses Blake Snell trade

Tampa Bay’s rotation took a serious hit this week when the Rays shipped left-hander Blake Snell to San Diego, and general manager Erik Neander admitted Tuesday (via Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times) that the Rays “are not as good a team without him.” Despite that, Neander insisted to Topkin and other reporters that the Rays, who won the American League in 2020, still plan to compete for a championship.