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Blake Snell
Increases throwing program
PTampa Bay Rays
June 5, 2020
Snell is throwing 4-to-5 times per week while spring training is suspended and will begin throwing off a mound next week, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Kevin Kiermaier
Attends Wednesday workout
OFTampa Bay Rays
May 27, 2020
Kiermaier was a first-time attendee at the Rays' informal Tropicana Field workouts Wednesday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. "It felt great to see teammates, trainers, coaches and [manager Kevin] Cash," Kiermaier said via text. "Was very happy to drive to the Trop once again, to have somewhat a regular feel from years past even though I knew it was going to be in and out in an hour time slot."
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Michael Perez
Joins Trop workout Monday
CTampa Bay Rays
May 25, 2020
Perez was one of more than a dozen Rays players to participate in voluntary workouts at Tropicana Field on Monday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Manuel Margot
Logs workout at the Trop
OFTampa Bay Rays
May 25, 2020
Margot was among more than a dozen Rays players that participated in informal workouts at Tropicana Field on Monday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Jose Martinez
Participates in first Trop workout
OFTampa Bay Rays
May 25, 2020
Martinez was able to join more than a dozen teammates for limited workouts at Tropicana Field on Monday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Willy Adames
Gets workout in at the Trop
SSTampa Bay Rays
May 25, 2020
Adames was one of more than a dozen players present at Tropicana Field for the re-start of workouts Monday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Austin Meadows
Present for first Trop workout
OFTampa Bay Rays
May 25, 2020
Meadows was one of more than a dozen players present for informal workouts at Tropicana Field on Monday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. "It was good to see new faces," Meadows said. "It's been a while since we've got to see each other and hang out and be on a routine. So today was good to have that little change of scenery."
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Brent Honeywell
Optimistic following latest setback
PTampa Bay Rays  AAA
Elbow
May 25, 2020
Honeywell, who underwent a decompression procedure on his right elbow Wednesday, is reportedly in good spirits and aiming to throw off a mound by fall, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Hunter Renfroe
Not likely to be at early workouts
OFTampa Bay Rays
May 25, 2020
Renfroe, who has been diligently working out at his home in Mississippi while spring training remains suspended, isn't likely to join the Rays immediately for the limited workouts that will begin at Tropicana Field on Monday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Mike Zunino
Offensive improvement needed
CTampa Bay Rays
May 22, 2020
Zunino is set to open an abbreviated 2020 season as the starting catcher, but he likely needs to show marked improvement at the plate if the Rays are to pick up his 2021 option, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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Jose Alvarado
Looking to erase '19
PTampa Bay Rays
May 22, 2020
Alvarado is one of several Rays players with plenty to prove in 2020, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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Ryan Yarbrough
Unique season could lead to starts
PTampa Bay Rays
May 21, 2020
Yarbrough, whom the Rays have seemed hesitant to anoint a full-fledged member of the rotation in the past, will likely have an enhanced opportunity for regular starts during an abbreviated 2020 season, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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Daniel Robertson
Pivotal year upcoming
2BTampa Bay Rays
May 21, 2020
Robertson is one of the members of the Rays roster with something to prove during a potential 2020 season, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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Kevin Kiermaier
Trade candidate in coming seasons?
OFTampa Bay Rays
May 21, 2020
Kiermaier is potentially more expendable than in past years now that the Rays have acquired Manuel Margot and Randy Arozarena, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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Brent Honeywell
Another elbow procedure
PTampa Bay Rays  AAA
Elbow
May 21, 2020
Honeywell underwent a decompression procedure on his right ulnar nerve Wednesday, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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Yoshi Tsutsugo
Training at home in Japan
OFTampa Bay Rays
May 6, 2020
Tsutsugo returned to his native Japan approximately one month ago and is training six days a week while spring training remains suspended, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. "He's doing everything that he needs to do in order to be ready whenever the bell rings here to come back and to get things ramped back up here," Rays general manager Erik Neander said.
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Ji-Man Choi
Working out and staying in touch
1BTampa Bay Rays
April 28, 2020
Choi is working out consistently in his native South Korea and maintaining regular contact with manager Kevin Cash and other Rays staffers, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Brandon Lowe
Getting BP in during shutdown
2BTampa Bay Rays
April 26, 2020
Lowe is getting regular batting practice in at home while spring training remains suspended with the help of his wife Madison, a former college softball player, Karen Loftus of WFLA-TV reports. "I thank God every day to have someone that understands everything that I'm going through on a daily basis and to have someone that I can confide in and stuff like that," Lowe said. "She can actually have a good conversation about what she sees when she's in the stance or I can come up to her and say can you give me some front toss or can we go outside and throw?"
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Brent Honeywell
Still unlikely to return in '20
PTampa Bay Rays  AAA
Elbow
April 26, 2020
Honeywell (elbow), who was in the midst of a throwing program before spring training was suspended, is still unlikely to make a return at any point during a 2020 season, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Wander Franco
Chances for '20 debut mixed
SSTampa Bay Rays  AA
April 26, 2020
Franco's chances of making his big-league debut during the 2020 season will likely be dampened if there is no minor-league season, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.
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Yandy Diaz
Shows spring pop
3BTampa Bay Rays
April 22, 2020
Diaz hit .345 (10-for-29) with a triple, two RBI, two walks and one run across 11 Grapefruit League games before spring training was suspended.
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Blake Snell
Keeping up throwing program
PTampa Bay Rays
April 21, 2020
Snell continues to throw three times per week at his St. Petersburg home while spring training remains suspended, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
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Jose Martinez
Should be constant versus lefties
OFTampa Bay Rays
April 20, 2020
Martinez should be a fixture in the lineup when the Rays face a left-hander this coming season, John Romano of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Yoshi Tsutsugo
Some trouble adjusting to velocity
OFTampa Bay Rays
April 20, 2020
Tsutsugo appeared to be further ahead defensively than in the batter's box before spring training was suspended, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Kevin Kiermaier
Improvising during shutdown
OFTampa Bay Rays
April 18, 2020
Kiermaier has remained in the Port Charlotte area during the current suspension of spring training and is using a variety of methods to remain in shape, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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