Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena was released in Mexico's Yucatan state Thursday prior to a scheduled hearing after his former partner told a judge that she did not want to press charges.
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Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena, who was the MVP of the ALCS and hit 10 postseason home runs, has been detained in Mexico's Yucatan state amid domestic violence allegations.
Charlie Morton is heading back to the Braves, signing a one-year, $15 million deal and bolstering their rotation.
The Tampa Bay Rays have designated outfielder Hunter Renfroe for assignment.
ESPN will showcase 19 teams during 11 season-opening games, including four on Opening Day, over the first week of the 2021 MLB season.
Rays manager Kevin Cash, who guided the team to its best winning percentage ever in the regular season, was named AL Manager of the Year on Tuesday.
We look at what every team could do -- and what we think they will do -- as baseball's offseason starts to get going.
Instead of judging a team's success -- or failure -- based on a shortened season, Sam Miller lists one positive memory each club can hold on to this winter.
Eric and Tristan discuss what Randy Arozarena's postseason push means for 2021 as they break down their early rankings for next season!
Starting pitcher Charlie Morton, who went 3-1 for the Rays in the postseason, and catcher Mike Zunino, who hit four home runs in the playoffs, will become free agents after Tampa Bay declined its options for the 2021 season.
The finale of the pandemic-shortened 2020 season goes up against the scandals, scapegoats, superstars and, yes, the Yankees of the past. Sam Miller judges every October since 1903.
Bomani and Howard Bryant discuss the Dodgers’ World Series championship and their problems with Game 6, including Justin Turner’s postgame decision to get on the field in light of a COVID-positive test (0:32) and Rays manager Kevin Cash’s decision to pull starter Blake Snell from the game early (46:43). They also get into the stunt that is Big Ten football this season (9:24), why Daryl Morey’s soft landing in Philadelphia is indicative a privilege not afforded to players (35:24) and so much more.
ESPN Baseball Insider Buster Olney joins us with the latest on Justin Turner's positive test and celebration... and Greeny continues the baseball analytics discussion. How many games does the Big Ten need to play to make the CFP? Rob Gronkowski said what???
First Take 1st Hour: Can Morey bring Harden to the Sixers? Can Lamar Jackson and the Ravens beat the Steelers? Plus, more on Justin Turner testing positive for Covid-19
Stephen A. & Max debate what the 76ers under Daryl Morey and Doc Rivers should look like, debate if Lamar Jackson has more to prove than Ben Roethlisberger in their match-up, and does Justin Turner deserve a big suspension after celebrating with the Dodgers after testing positive for Covid-19?
Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss Justin Turner refusing to stay isolated during the postgame celebration, his take on the Blake Snell situation after covering the Rays during the World Series and free agency already looking ugly for the players (8:15). Then, Tim Kurkjian hops on to talk about the wackiest season ever, giving credit to the teams for adapting to an usual lifestyle while playing, their concern for the sport and if Turner will be suspended (22:33). Next, Hembo stops by to be the only person in civilization to defend Kevin Cash (35:14). And finally, Todd Radom administers the last quiz of the season (42:31).
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin hour three wondering what will happen with Justin Turner and his punishment after winning the World Series. The Big 10 has had to cancel a game, and Cardale Jones joins the show to discuss the way the Big 10 is handling this. Adam Schefter joins the show to discuss what is going on with the Texans outbreak, Antonio Brown to the Bucs, and what can happen at the trade deadline.