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Mets sign former Rays Asdrubal as ex-Rays chase the money

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Know how to make the big money? It’s easy. Just be a former Tampa Bay Ray. While the Rays remain one of baseball’s most frugal teams, former teammates are cashing. The latest was shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, who signed a two-year deal with the New York Mets for $18.5 million. So far this offseason, Ben Zobrist has signed a four-year, $52 million contract and David Price has signed with the Red Sox for seven years and $217 million. It continues. As…

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Rays go down arguing, running in loss to Kansas City

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First, they lost the argument. Later, they lost the game. And, one more thing, the Tampa Bay Rays lost a chance to gain in the American League wild-card race. The Rays dropped a 3-2 decision to the Kansas City Royals in a game that will be remembered for the ejection of Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash, who was tossed for arguing that Logan Forsythe was safe on a groundout in the third inning, a play that would have brought home…

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Carl Crawford omitted as Fox picks Rays ‘Franchise 4’

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No Wade Boggs. No Fred McGriff. Especially, no Carl Crawford. When Fox-TV announced its “Franchise Four” list Tuesday night, they didn’t spend a lot of time looking through the history of the Tampa Bay Rays, or the Devil of the franchise that came before them. The best Rays of the Rays have come in the last decade, and Fox concentrated on those years. The picks: Former pitcher James Shields, former pitcher David Price, former second-baseman Ben Zobrist and current third…

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