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"This Week in Rays Baseball" features Neil Solondz bringing you in-depth interviews that help you get to know Rays players, coaches, and executives on a personal level, plus weekly news and notes. "MLB.com Extras" is where Rays beat reporters and national correspondents take an inside look ahead at…

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    Rays extend Pete Fairbanks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 24:28


    After inking a three-year extension with the Rays, reliever Pete Fairbanks joins Neil Solondz. Also, GM Peter Bendix stops by. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Rays Extend Jeffrey Springs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 26:00


    Neil chats with LHP Jeffrey Springs and Erik Neander about signing Springs to a 4-year, $31M contract through the 2026 season. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Minor League Staff Overview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 48:20


    Neil chats w/ Michael Johns, Blake Butera, Jared Sandberg, Jim Paduch & Alberto Bastardo about changes to 2023 Rays Minor League staff. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Erik Neander & Steve Miller - 1/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 26:43


    Neil chats with Rays President Erik Neander about arbitration and Director of Int'l Scouting Steve Miller about 24 signings. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Peter Bendix, Andy Freed & More - 1/12

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 31:12


    Neil is joined by Rays General Manager Peter Bendix, broadcaster Andry Freen and does broadcast coordinator Becca Carney for a fan mailbag. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Inside look at the Hines + Rays proposal for the Historic Gas Plant District Redevelopment

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 29:35


    Hear from: Brian Auld and Melanie Lenz - Rays Michael Harrison - Hines Dawn Gunter - Gensler Evrald Colas - Storyn Studio Anddrikk Frazier - Best Source Consulting Gwendolyn Reese - African American Heritage Association of St. Petersburg Florida Incorporated View our proposal here: https://www.stpete.org/Residents/Current%20Projects/Gas%20Plant/Hines-Rays%20-%20ADA.pdf To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Rays Make Eflin Signing Official - 12/13

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2022 22:46


    Neil is joined by pitcher Zach Eflin who just signed a 3-year contract with the Rays. He also talks to General Manager Erik Neander about what went into the singing of Eflin. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Winter Meetings Leftovers - 12/9

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 24:41


    Wrapping up with some of the last interviews from the Winter Meetings. Neil is joined by Kevin Ibach to talk about his new role, Nelson Cruz and Blake Butera about their roles in the World Baseball Classic.  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Winter Meetings Recap - 12/7

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 49:24


    Ray's President of Baseball Operations Erik Neander and Manager Kevin Cash sit down with Neil to discuss the Winter Meetings. Fred McGriff also joins the show to talk about his election into the Hall of Fame. Dave and Andy round things out with their reactions to all the deals being made and what they expect from the Rays. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Hall of Famer Fred McGriff - 12/6

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 12:20


    Tampa native and former Devil Ray Fred McGriff sits down with Neil to discuss being elected to the Hall of Fame 2023 Class, what his career meant to him and more. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Winter Meetings Preview - 12/2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 39:16


    Neil previews the upcoming Winter Meetings and reacts to the Rays recent acquisition. He chats with Rays General Manager Peter Bendix, Head of Minor League Operations Jeff McLarren, Community Development Manager William Wetzel and does a mailbag segment with Broadcast Coordinator Becca Carney. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Rays President of Baseball Operations Erik Neander & Prospect Curtis Mead

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2022 28:28


    Erik Neander on a busy week of transactions, plus prospect Curtis Mead joins the show after being added to the Rays roster To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Rays Add 5 to The 40-man

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 35:07


    Yesterday was decision day (6 p.m.) for MLB teams to protect players from the Rule 5 draft and the Rays were pretty active. Neil chats with Peter Bendix, as well as recent additions to the 40-man Taj Bradley and Colby White. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Rays Announce Coaching Staff Moves

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 30:29


    The Rays have formally announced coaching staff moves with Rodney Linares from 3B to bench coach, Brady Williams from Durham Manager to 3rd base coach and Tomas Francisco from catching coordinator to MLB Field Coordinator. Neil caught up with each of them to talk about their new roles. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Rays Hire Jon Daniels & Announce Baseball Operations Promotions

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 30:28


    New Senior Advisor Jon Daniels joins Neil to chat about him joining the Rays front office. Plus, GM Peter Bendix discusses additional promotions in the Baseball Operations department. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Erik Neander on Rays Roster Moves - 11/11

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 14:25


    Erik Neander joins Neil to talk about the moves the Rays made on November 10th to reset the 40-man roster. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Rays Off-Season and World Series Review - 11/7

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 45:58


    Rays Off-Season and World Series Review With Dave Wills, Andy Freed and Chuck Ricci - 11/7 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    World Series Preview & Rays Offseason Outlook

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 26:11


    Marc Topkin joins the show to preview the World Series with Neil, and they take a look toward the Rays offseason. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Introducing New Bullpen Coach Jorge Moncada - 10/18

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 24:41


    Introducing New Bullpen Coach Jorge Moncada Featuring Rays Pitching Coach Kyle Snyder - 10/18 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    2022 Season Wrap-up with Erik Neander

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 37:18


    Neil sits down with Erik Neander to talk about the Rays 2022 season and with Jeff McLerran to discuss the season in the minors To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Postseason Preview - 10/6

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 17:34


    Neil is joined by Rays Pitching Coach Kyle Snyder, 3rd Base Coach/Infield Instructor Rodney Linares, Hitting Coach Chad Mottola & Reliever Brooks Raley to talk all about preparing for the Wild Card series vs the Guardians. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Peter Bendix, Stan Boroski & More - This Week in Rays Baseball 10/2

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 52:20


    Peter Bendix, Stan Boroski, Paul Harker, Miles Mastrobuoni, Marc Topkin & Mason Auer - This Week in Rays Baseball 10/2 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Clubhouse Clinch Celebration - 9/30

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2022 78:36


    Neil live from the Rays clubhouse as the champagne flows following Tampa Bay clinching a postseason spot in Houston! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Shane McClanahan, Kyle Snyder & More - This Week in Rays Baseball 9/25

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 52:42


    Shane McClanahan, Kyle Snyder, Dave Wills, Todd Kalas, Blake Butera, Jeff Smith, Carson Williams & Junior Caminero - This Week in Rays Baseball 9/25 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jonathan Aranda, Alejandro Freire & More - This Week in Rays Baseball 9/18

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 59:47


    Jonathan Aranda, Toni Ramirez, Doug Waechter, Alejandro Freire, Kevin Ibach, Paul Hoover & Kyle Snyder - This Week in Rays Baseball 9/18 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Christian Bethancourt, Osleivis Basabe & More - This Week in Rays Baseball 9/11

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 52:27


    Christian Bethancourt, Brian Anderson, David Hamlett, Osleivis Basabe, Brandon Lowe & Rodney Linares - This Week in Rays Baseball 9/11 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Manuel Margot, Xavier Scruggs & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 9/4

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 54:31


    Manuel Margot, Xavier Scruggs, Erik Boland, Rafael Valenzuela & Emmie Dolfi - This Week in Rays Baseball 9/4 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    David Peralta, Tyler Glasnow, Erik Neander - This Week in Rays Baseball 8/28

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 51:43


    David Peralta, Tyler Glasnow, Erik Neander, Prospect Michael Mercado, Chad Mottola, Stan Boroski - This Week in Rays Baseball 8/28 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Yandy Diaz - This Week in Rays Baseball 8/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2022 53:50


    This Week in Rays Baseball 8/21: Yandy Diaz, Doug Waechter, Tristan Gray, Marly Rivera & Tomas Francisco To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Pete Fairbanks, Kevin Kiermaier & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 8/14

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2022 53:50


    Pete Fairbanks, Kevin Kiermaier, Geoff Arnold, JJ Goss & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 8/14 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jalen Beeks, Erik Neander & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 8/7

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 56:42


    Jalen Beeks, Erik Neander, Kevin Ibach, Marc Topkin, Shane Sasaki & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 8/7 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Brooks Raley & 1st round pick Xavier Isaac - This Week in Rays Baseball 7/31/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2022 56:20


    Brooks Raley, 1st round pick Xavier Isaac, Dave Wills, Andy Freed, Mike Ferrin & more To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Corey Kluber & Draft Recap - This Week in Rays Baseball 7/24

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 59:55


    Corey Kluber & Draft Recap - This Week in Rays Baseball 7/24 To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Shane McClanahan, Kyle Snyder, GM Peter Bendix, Brian Anderson & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 7/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2022 50:21


    Shane McClanahan, Kyle Snyder, GM Peter Bendix, Brian Anderson & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 7/17 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Isaac Paredes - This Week in Rays Baseball 7/11

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 53:20


    Isaac Paredes, Marc Topkin, Taj Bradley, Curtis Mead, and Mark Simon - This Week in Rays Baseball 7/11 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Shane Baz, Willy Adames & More - This Week in Rays Baseball 7/3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 51:35


    Shane Baz, Willy Adames, Doug Waechter, Alika Williams & More - This Week in Rays Baseball 7/3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Matt Wisler & David Hess - This Week in Rays Baseball 6/26

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 53:53


    Matt Wisler David Hess Dave Wills & Andy Freed  Jeff Smith of Bowling Green Mia Salvemini of Charleston Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Harold Ramirez, Brian Anderson & more. This Week in Rays Baseball 6/19

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 48:43


    Harold Ramirez, Brian Anderson, Brady Williams, Shawn Armstrong & more. This Week in Rays Baseball 6/19 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Colin Poche, Xavier Scruggs & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 6/12

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 52:39


    Colin Poche, Xavier Scruggs, Austin Vernon, Justin Sua & Hez Randolph Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Brett Phillips, Soot & Tom Zimmer - This Week in Rays Baseball 6/5

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 55:29


    Brett Phillips, Doug Waechter, prospect Mason Montgomery, Nadine Smith of Equality Florida, Soot & Tom Zimmer & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 6/5 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jason Adam, Brian Anderson & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 5/29

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 54:53


    Jason Adam, Brian Anderson, Carson Williams, Kyle Snyder & more - This Week in Rays Baseball 5/29 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    JP Feyereisen, Marc Topkin & More - This Week in Rays Baseball 5/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 52:23


    JP Feyereisen, Marc Topkin, Jonathan Aranda & More - This Week in Rays Baseball 5/22 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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