Here’s who the Rays will start Tuesday against the Astros in Port Charlotte:
Here’s the Rays’ starting lineup for today’s 1:05 contest against the Twins in Fort Myers:
Here are the Rays’ lineups for their split-squad games in Port Charlotte against the Pirates and Fort Myers against the Red Sox:
At Port Charlotte:
At Fort Myers:
Evan Longoria left Port Charlotte to be with his girlfriend Jaime Edmondson on Wednesday for the birth of their daughter.
According to Rays spokesman Rick Vaughn, the delivery is being induced. No further details were given.
The Rays have signed Jack Cust, 34, to a Minor League deal with an invite to Major League camp.
The 10-year veteran last played in the Major Leagues for the Mariners in 2011. He has a career .242 batting average with 105 home runs and 323 RBIs in 670 Major League games. Cust hits left-handed and has played right field, left field and DH in stints with the A’s, Orioles, Diamondbacks, Rockies, Padres and Mariners.
Tickets to Rays Manager Joe Maddon’s traditional Thanksmas meal during Saturday’s Fan Fest are still available. All proceeds benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation. Those attending this year’s Thanksmas meal will also have a chance to partake in an exclusive question-and-answer session with Hall of Fame baseball writer and MLB Network analyst Peter Gammons.
Fans can purchase wristbands for the general autograph lines for $50 which grants the opportunity to get autographs from Rays players. Scheduled autograph times are below and are subject to change. All proceeds benefit the ALS Association Florida Chapter.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Frank De Los Santos
1:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
3 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
*Schedule subject to change.