Tampa Bay Rays senior vice president of baseball operations and general manager Erik Neander calls Jim Rome to share his thoughts on Brett Philips saying 'hitting is contagious.
Since we spend so much time on this podcast network trying to guess what the members of the Rays front office is thinking, we thought it would be easier if we had one of them on as a guest!. On this podcast special, we talk to Erik Neander about the...
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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...
On Wednesday morning, the Red Sox traded left-hander Jeffrey Springs, right-hander Chris Mazza, and $100,000 in cash considerations to the Rays in exchange for catching prospect Ronaldo Hernandez and infield prospect Nick Sogard. Both Springs and Mazza had just been designated for assignment by the Sox, so it came as...
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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.